are you prepared for off? Copyright Â© Victor Weston 2011
I woke with a start, in the middle of the night
I did not know the hour - except it was dark
and light was flooding in illuming
Daft as a Brush Copyright © Richard J Whiting 2011
When you watched
Your favourite comic actors,
Laughter reverberated like a receding storm.
Our Last Day Copyright Â© Jackie Carreira 2011
In the middle of the wheat
The wind made a noise like gravel down a pipe,
Covering our steps and sounds of distant engines
Lucky Stars Copyright © Richard J Whiting 2011
Itʼs a Triple-Rollover.
The papers say
That the winner
Fairy Tale Copyright © Rob Lock 2011
You are naÃ¯ve, believing in magic -
you donʼt give a bean for prudence
but you earn a kiss, while still a belly-flopper
Colours of the Week Copyright Â© Sally Anne Adams 2011
Monday, blue as a uniform
blue as Quink in the squat
square jar. Monday always blue
Peeling Back The Layers Copyright © Sally Gardner 2011
I donʼt know the names of different varieties of onion but I think you would.
Sometimes I prepare one on the kitchen sink and the brown outside skin
is so tough and tight it takes a sharp knife to pierce and peel it.
The News of The World Copyright © Reg Wright 2011
The News of The World's demise
Is really no surprise
And Murdoch loses power
Tricks Copyright © Owen Robin Davies 2011
When fires are lit and night begins too soon,
at evening time when light begins to fail,
I catch a shadow in the other room
Before The Solstice Copyright © Richard Whiting 2011
June. The wheat heavy on the stalk
Grey-green, sea-whispers in the breeze.
Sunlight sweeps across the fields