NaPoWriMo · Poetry

#NaPoWriMo – Day 21: ‘Another Cuppa’

Boil, wait, bag in mug.

Stir, bag out, milk, stir.

Sip, exhale, too hot, wait.

Sip again. Keep sipping,

slowly, though, make it last.

But not too slow, don’t let it

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NaPoWriMo · Poetry

#NaPoWriMo – Day 12: ‘The Dream is Dead’

Decided to try out a Rondeau this time…


The Dream is Dead

The dream is dead before the dreamer’s done

with dreaming it, and nights are only won

by terrors brewed in dappled light of day

spent ‘neath the looming canopies that play

on worries, leaving little space for fun.


Some dreams are merely lies more finely spun,

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