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Wriot – or Getting Ready to Write

Posted in Poetry, work in progress, writing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on February 11, 2013 by Graeme Cooper

Ariel up and ready to receive,

Ladies and gentlemen,

Take your seats please.

For the Madness is upon him again,

Semantic acrobatics performed with paper and pen,

Frantic words tumlble and spin,

Spitting raging pain on the page and then,

They cascade like molten theremite behind his eyes,

His brain flails blind arms and vainly tries,

To catch the white hot syllables,

To make sense of the cinders,

Which burn as they turn to ash in its fingers.


Meaning may come later,

Not from the cooling heap in his mind,

But from still-bleeding scars on clutching hands,

Sifting through embers to find,

The source of the ignition,

Melted beyond rcognition,

To seperate the relevant,

From the fumes of the accelerant,

The overpowering stench of sentiment,

Which forms sludgy sediment,

And dulls the spurs of his intent,

Leaving nothing to come to fruition.


Josephine Corcoran

diary, notebook, photos

Shore Poets

Scotland's Leading Platform for Live Poetry

Katie Anderson

Artist based in South West Scotland; interested in people, places, materials and collaborative practice.

Big Ape Diary

Poetic Offshoots from the Scottish Jungle


Poetry that purrs. It's reowr because the cat said so.

Poesy plus Polemics

Words of Wonder, Worry and Whimsy

Unbound Boxes Limping Gods

The writer gives life to a story, the reader keeps it alive.

Björn Rudbergs writings

Poetry and fiction by a physicist from the dark side

Sunflower Poetry

Poetry of the heart, from the prairies to the world.

everyday amazing

spreading good cheer, fun & love for life

Eclipsing Winter

Poetry, prose and anything else my itchy pen decides to scratch


sculpting the imagination

Oyez Review

The literary magazine of the Creative Writing Program at Roosevelt University

Bhdandme's Blog

Just another weblog

Hiking Photography

Beautiful photos of hiking and other outdoor adventures.


Poets Pub

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