soft warnings

Inspired by the phrase 'I, now thirty-seven years old in perfect health begin' taken from 'Song of Myself (Leaves of Grass)' by Walt Whitman.This now comprises a part of The Linkages Project Ionce thirty seven yearsand perfect healthwas a man such a man I waseverythingand everythingwas begun by me for me becauseof who and whatI … Continue reading soft warnings

Books for Older readers (#BFOR) BlogBlitz Day #13 – #15

Books for Older Readers (#BFOR) is a UK based group I belong to, and is having a #BlogBlitz, running for about a month, with different members lining up to post, in turn. My item is later in the month, and will be posted at my author site (https://www.FrankPrem.com) and I'll let folk here know when it … Continue reading Books for Older readers (#BFOR) BlogBlitz Day #13 – #15

red and pink the blossom

Inspired by the phrase 'That the pyrus japonica should be cut back and rounded', from the poem 'Madonna of the Evening Flowers' written by Amy Lowell. This now comprises a part of The Linkages Project I broke a branchoff the japonica I have always thoughtthe redquite beautiful I find specimensin odd cornersof strange gardensthat I … Continue reading red and pink the blossom

score (for an evening)

Inspired by the phrase 'When the evening is spread out against the sky' taken from 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock' by T. S. Eliot.This now comprises a part of The Linkages Project walk with me let us strollin our coatswith the deep pockets so that when I take your handthere will be roomfor … Continue reading score (for an evening)

(PAD #041) sleep (van winkle)

and I could sleeplikerip van winkle a long breakfrom alltoil I wonderthoughwould it bea restor just forgetfulness a form ofno longer knowingwhat it isthat I should do I could sleep on it for a long timeI mightsleep  perhapswhen I woke up againwhat I must dowould become clear good nightnowmy pengoodnight papertooadieu farewell goodbye Iperhaps from … Continue reading (PAD #041) sleep (van winkle)

Books for Older readers (#BFOR) BlogBlitz Day #09 – #012

Books for Older Readers (#BFOR) is a UK based group I belong to, and is having a #BlogBlitz, running for about a month, with different members lining up to post, in turn. My item is later in the month, and will be posted at my author site (https://www.FrankPrem.com) and I'll let folk here know when it … Continue reading Books for Older readers (#BFOR) BlogBlitz Day #09 – #012

espresso (no and no)

Inspired by the phrase 'The distillation would intoxicate me also, but I shall not let it' taken from 'Song of Myself (Leaves of Grass)' by Walt Whitman.This now comprises a part of The Linkages Project I cannot drinkthis beverageanymore althoughit is only hereby my hand and by my heart I take the beansthat come fromjamaica … Continue reading espresso (no and no)

suddenly (the sun)

Inspired by the phrase 'Suddenly I am lonely', from the poem 'Madonna of the Evening Flowers' written by Amy Lowell. This now comprises a part of The Linkages Project suddenlythe cloudappears suddenlythe sun is gone look aroundI look aroundat nothing suddenlythe soundis a bark suddenlydogs howling listenI listen hardto soundsakin to anger and the dayhas … Continue reading suddenly (the sun)