Category Archives: imagism

Objects into poetry for dVerse

For the first time in ages, this is my response to today’s challenge to poeticise (!) an object. The inspiration for this is the French writer Francis Ponge. From my computer I can see a gang of long tailed … Continue reading

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This lullaby is my effort for One Shot Sunday Spirit of water wash over me and with each returning sigh lift me, drift me further from my fears; balance me deftly in your salty arms; spin me, spin me round … Continue reading

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Rabbit holes and wide hips

I have spent far too long following links and disappearing down poetic rabbit holes this morning. When I was researching Imagist poetry for the Ratties writing group , I noticed a link to jazz poetry in some blurb about Langston … Continue reading

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