The Poet at Play 3 – Working with Metaphors

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
Image by June Perkins This week I have been playing with metaphors.  Metaphors give us a memorable comparison to understand something which seems inexpressible at a deep level. Some metaphors  have been so used that there have become clichés; so as I write I have to approach them with care…

Words to Music – Lamp Lighters

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
Stories Break A loving couple separated and no compassion forthcoming. What will happen to their future as his flowers never reach her is detention all there is? Indigenous children tortured gassed and tied not given hope or rehabilitation and the past seems full of lies. So much invisible until the…