May 2015 (6)

21 May 2015 at 13:45 (Poems/Poetry) (, , )

SHORTENED COMPETITION VERSION:

prognosis

beyondcutoffintellects

Ihadnochancetosaysorry

door’reslammedshut

understrictrules

Iwantedtosetawish

forthingstorot

notyou

yourdoornevercloseonme

holdapromise

cleansingfromworries

enough

ORIGINAL VERSION:

PROGNOSIS THAT SWELLS IN MY MIND
beyond cut off roads and intellects
I did not have a chance to say sorry
the door were slammed shut to you
slammed shut under the strict rules
you began to age like a twisted newspaper

perishing in hard – hearted headlines
I wanted to set a dim wish
for something that should go wrong
you would not be that wish
as your door would never close on me
from the paper you became
I am unable to read out anything unkind
you hold a promise
that cleanses me from worries
it’s more than enough (14th May 2015)

The years of totalitarian rule in Czechoslovakia, from 1948 to 1989, were dark and dismal days, indeed. After the 1948 coup, Communist ideology permeated citizens’ lives and dominated all aspects of society. Czechoslovakia’s political decisions were dictated by the Soviet Union, and the country continued to rely on the Soviet Union even during the 1980s. Czechoslovakia was part of the Eastern Bloc and a member of the Warsaw Pact and Comecon. More at: https://www.private-prague-guide.com/article/life-during-the-communist-era-in-czechoslovakia/

Submission to The Gentletude Words Award is an international creative writing award (May 2015)

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May 2015 (5)

21 May 2015 at 13:17 (Poems/Poetry) (, , )

PUSHING A BILL WORKED HARD ACROSS THE COUNTER
people do not mock
wherever I pass through
do not sneer at
flattened vowels
hard pronounced ‘th’

yet I didn’t know they contribute
to their community
by committing the equivalent of a social rape
until heard them chant on a street
go back home Poles
I loathe not where I’m from
do they try to make me?
their blessed crime
venial, mortal, original
goes around alive and well

in theory everyone is equal
here the code of conduct is a public bar
with men pissing out the good
for the bad outweighs all
especially after a sixth pint (19th May 2015)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-32686955
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-32816454
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-32823133

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May 2015 (4)

21 May 2015 at 12:57 (Miscellaneous/ Drawings)

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Anthology publication in Northern Ireland with two of my poems (March 2015)

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May 2015 (3)

15 May 2015 at 9:58 (Miscellaneous/ Drawings)

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(own work 14.05.2015)

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May 2015 (2)

15 May 2015 at 9:53 (Miscellaneous/ Drawings)

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(own work 12.05.2015)

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May 2015 (1)

14 May 2015 at 14:41 (Poems/Poetry) (, , , )

AGAINST
it is a tenth time
since I have overcooked pasta
to achieve a delicacy of own skin
in Masterchef they would not appreciate it –
aldente rules
imposed reality
thin as an ice during a thaw
makes me question the purpose of obedience
an odd move
and you are drowned in insipid

in the bathroom hairdryer switched on
in the kitchen blender
I might consider a kiss with a socket
to resurface (11th April 2015)

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