Blue Hydrangea

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Photo Challenge #117 and dVerse Poets Pub Quadrille 11 As a token Of the gardener’s growing love He presented his sweetheart With a single Blushing pink hydrangea bloom Her disappointment Spilled into the room Acid words dripped From her petal lips And the perfect globe Underwent a sea change And […]

Bluebottles Aren’t Blue

My response to dVerse Poets Pub Quadrille 11 13th June   A writhing urgency Of milky maggots Spills from a feeding frenzy In the depths of decomposition Metamorphoses From boring brown cocoons Into a metaphor Of obscenely beautiful blowflies Iridescent and metallic Buzzing and battling Against the windowpane Merging into the inky blackness Of Beelzebub […]