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…

No barriers

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. Maya Angelou The day wall came tumbling down in Germany I was answering a university exam question about how it might never come down hope was confirmed the exam turned upside down. I hope that dayContinue reading “No barriers”

Rainbow Gaze

A day of rainbows Everywhere I look Frog recovering And put into a mini hospital Made by caring children Perched on glass above a kite Children dancing in playgrounds Climbing high to the rainbow filtered sky Wearing hats of technicolour Walls down narrow streets Tagged and painted to chase Away boredom with art Rainbow gazeContinue reading “Rainbow Gaze”