tomorrow morning you’ll get;an e-mail in your mail-box a pigeon at your silla letter through your letter-box a fax on your faxa memo on your desk an arrow to your treean SMS on your mobile a brick through your windowflowers at your door as overhead you’ll seea private plane with a banner trailingall with the […]
Cheeriness and depths of doom cavortIn the same tavern.Brains distil any thoughtThat heads might turn.
If I really have to live my life alone I’d rather not see anyone. They can all come out to pay their respects Just seconds before the referee blows another 90 minutes.
Darkness is very blackwith eyes open or closed.100 years after an attackwhere dead men marching wearily dozed. You’re going to have to take that backor else there’ll be hell to pay!You’re going to have to take that back!It misfires and could blow your head off one day! Ah, sod this for a game of soldiers. […]
My blog with original poems, illustrations and songs was put in at number 16 of Top 100 Poetry Blogs at https://blog.feedspot.com/poetry_blogs/ in December 2019. Why? Feedspot explain; “Feedspot editorial team extensively searched on Google and social media websites to find the best Poetry blogs and ranked them based on several factors such as. Blog content […]
Illustrated poems by John Di Girolamo
Buoying up what should only be anchored on a seabed,launching horizon thoughts from a beachy head,polishing off planks running red in gallons on bloody Mary galleons,mutinying off bilious dream decks into wavy waters off Albion;a pirate seagull takes a selfie from a cliff ledge. Out-of-breath knee-rug centenarians in their Sunday bestblowing out as many candles […]
I hold back more words a daythan I ever say.Spout off more than my fair shareto people who don’t know me or carejust to entertain. I go back home, open the doorand close it behind me once more.Go to my park bench with its personalized plaquein my sitting room and sit backand watch the day’s […]
And the people clapped.And the people applauded.And the people cheered.And the people lauded. And the people kissed.And the people flocked.And the people laughed.And the people rocked. And the people cried.And the people called.And the people chanted.And the people bawled. And the people mourned.And the people stopped.And the people thought.And the people dropped.
This poem comes from Side 1/Side 2 collection. Video done some time ago – One take with the cat on the balcony!