Category Poems & Stories

Poem: Knock

Knock I knock on your bedroom door Tell you “I’m going to light fresh incense” You do not answer I knock on your bedroom door Tell you “Good morning” You do not answer I knock on your bedroom door Tell…

The Poet, a short story

The Farmer I don’t want to be here. I’m not a soldier. I don’t even own a sword. Hardly any of us do. There can’t be more than a dozen swords between us. The king asked me to come. So…

Promise (prose poem)

Today was my first time at Penfro Poets, a Pembrokeshire poetry group. We has a workshop on prose poetry and this is the second of my exercises. This one I declined to read at the meeting as I was sure…

First attempt at a prose poem

I’ve been intrigued by the idea of a prose poem since I first heard of the form. Not sure I’ve understood the concept, I’m having a go anyway. I’m wanting to capture the essence of a moment. I shared this…