Corona Poetry Live

MY MUM INSIDE MY HEAD by Fiona Goodwin – Santa Monica CA

April 15, 2020

My mother offered me a cup of tea As I stirred from sleep today ‘Darling can I get you a lovely cup of tea? she…

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CORONA FOR A REASON by Tina Walsh

April 15, 2020

You have come here for a reason, corona this I know. To help our mother nature take back the land she owns. We need to…

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ONE by Christine Hernandez

April 15, 2020

Working from home, a widely studied and Employee dream… Now forced to do it along side your partner while your children scream… Not exactly how…

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BLUE NAIL POLISH By Lin Joy Luber

April 15, 2020

I like your blue nail polish. Yes. You meet yourself over and over again as you are in lock down. We get to look at…

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POEMS RHYME By Hal Philip Walker

April 15, 2020

Poems rhyme Except when they don’t Free verse treads where couplets won’t Some concise and tight But precise? Not quite Cryptic purpose lyrically spun And…

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POLLYANNA by Maria Gulczynska – Italy

April 15, 2020

If I am straight Does that make you zigzag? If I am gay Are you to be against? We care about pronouns She He Ze…

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PLAY DAYS by Anonymous

April 15, 2020

Are you coming out to play? The question brooked no delay When I was little. Red boots on, yellow jacket Buttoned up by Mum Opened…

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WON’T YOU CELEBRATE WITH ME by Lucille Clifton – Sent in by Elizabeth J Haist

April 15, 2020

(Black American poet – former poet laureate of Maryland 1936-2010.) won’t you celebrate with me what i have shaped into a kind of life? i…

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A LADY FROM TOTTENHAM from Verse & Worse Sent in by Rupert Finch – Munich

April 15, 2020

There once was a lady from Tottenham Who’d no manners or else she’d forgotten ‘em At tea at the vicar’s She tore off her knickers…

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CRACKING UP IN THE TIME OF CORONA by Fiona Goodwin

April 14, 2020

The veneer of cheerful calm it’s cracking, I’m a prisoner in my own home, Lucky you say the inmates of Rikers, You get to breathe…

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IT DOESN’T HAVE TO BE THE BLUE IRIS by Mary Oliver

April 14, 2020

It doesn’t have to be the blue iris, it could be weeds in a vacant lot, or a few small stones; just pay attention, then…

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SHE PLACED HER HANDS ON MY MIND by Vicky Harvey

April 14, 2020

She placed her hands on my mind before reaching for my waist my hip and my lips she didn’t call me, beautiful first she called…

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THE EVENING LIGHTS by Elizabeth J Haist

April 14, 2020

The evening lights is all I want to see I wait for the sun to melt into stars There I go head first until she…

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PARADOX INFINITUM by Dana Lynn

April 14, 2020

(written weeks ago when we were allowed to go to the beach)   i wore my favorite t-shirt with a bleeding heart on it   i went to the…

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LOCKDOWN by Fiona Goodwin

April 13, 2020

I’m digging deep Trying to go high when are those go low I haven’t cried… Is there something wrong with me? That’s what the Queen…

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THE WIND IS THE PROTAGONIST TODAY by Elizabeth J Haist

April 13, 2020

The wind is the protagonist today, it’s voice is all I hear, an eerie phantom… from my neighbor’s brush fire…the smoke is an indigo blue…

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I COME RUNNING AT YOUR SMALLEST CALL by Irina Orza

April 13, 2020

I come running at your smallest call but if ineed me, you don’t come at all, I forfeit sleep to make sure you’re okay, but…

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HE WAS 5 WHEN HE HAD CANCER by Jane Baker

April 13, 2020

He was 5 when he had cancer It took him til 10 to ask me this.  “If something bad had happened, when I was sick..”…

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FINCH by Lynn Finch

April 13, 2020

There once was a wench named Finch, Who had to dig in to make sense, No chance to start, Rather be out the gate with…

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SIR MORGAN by Di Klepac

April 12, 2020

We all walked silently forward to the last room Smiles met tears And all were easily erased in the moment of grief Sir Morgan had…

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