naPoWriMO Day 11 : A letter to Stan Lee

Today’s prompt is a twist on a prompt offered by Kay Gabriel during a meeting she facilitated at the Poetry Project last year. Today, I’d like to challenge you to write a two-part poem, in the form of an exchange of letters. The first stanza (or part) should be in the form of a letter that you…

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Published : Poem ‘obituary’

I’m happy to say that my poem, ‘Obituary,’ has been published by Spillwords Press. I’ve started reading the pages at the end of the newspaper-The one with the photographs-Sometimes stamp sized, sometimes biggerThe faces look back at meSome smiling, some solemnBut rarely ever sadI wonder if they were truly as happy or is it a…

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From the Window seat

I see- Grey sea Grey sky Kites fly Wings spread like an uchiwa*, soaring high- Above the twenty-second storey circling the minarets of Haji Ali* And I see down below A green halo Forms a seam in the city of dream of shanties and glass towers and streets with toy buses and cars I see-…

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