I away

I’m going to lift myself up float myself a river a raft I am going to be a vessel for my thought hardly I contain it float myself away and down stream get on board I’m lifting off now get on board floating! floating! away down the stream © Frank Prem, 2017 December 2017 Poem … Continue reading I away

approximately perfect

the whale is doing circles in the corner of the lounge where the plankton swirl a frenzy displaces my mother from her photograph and the swallow tails out through a window I forgot to close is there any more coffee left pass two hens over would you like to dunk one too it’s late I … Continue reading approximately perfect

quickly: a taper

Poem #107 from a series of poems drawn from the imagination and collected as: a Bachelard reverie. Back to Bachelard and me – Introduction the world goes quickly by a switch has replaced the taper and the light of suns in LED reveals almost everything even neon has come and gone just a gas once more … Continue reading quickly: a taper

A Poem a Day review (Part 3) – April 2017 – June 2017

Part three of the review of the Poem a Day series and we're heading towards the middle of the year. In this installment, April, May and June 2017, with 3 pieces from each month highlighted. Please do feel welcome to revisit some of these poems. I've found it a pleasure to look back. April 2017. … Continue reading A Poem a Day review (Part 3) – April 2017 – June 2017

A Full Confession

they came in large numbers explorers and foragers searchers for shelter and sustenance dead all dead sprawled and contorted and dead two days later a lone investigator is looking picking over the debris prodding at the bodies forensically sifting the air for a cause and a perpetrator I am ready to confess I will reveal … Continue reading A Full Confession

A Poem a Day review (Part 2) – January 2017 – March 2017

Continuing this little proclivity of mine (ho, ho) to review of the Poem a Day series which ended up spanning 16 months and around 500 poems. In this installment, a stroll through the first quarter of 2017 - January, February, March, with 3 pieces from each month highlighted. Please do feel welcome to revisit some … Continue reading A Poem a Day review (Part 2) – January 2017 – March 2017

in repose

Poem #106 from a series of poems drawn from the imagination and collected as: a Bachelard reverie. Back to Bachelard and me – Introduction the mirror in repose faced a room filled with slumber nothing came and passed without notice dust danced devils motivated by the sun nothin.. what is this who is this a man … Continue reading in repose