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by Matty11
Sat Oct 10, 2020 5:44 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Babadag
Replies: 8
Views: 287

Re: Babadag

You certainly translated the experience and took me to the place Colm. And a reminder that we now have to recalibrate our assumptions. I agree with Tracy on relaxation.


best

Phil
by Matty11
Fri Oct 09, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Alone
Replies: 5
Views: 190

Re: Alone

                                                                                                         
Like it Dave. Cleanly written, unfussy. The ending conveys a palpable sense of paralysis. Stasis for a title? I'd cut flurry of motion.

best

Phil
by Matty11
Fri Oct 09, 2020 3:01 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Collapsed on the Trail
Replies: 7
Views: 252

Re: Collapsed on the Trail

Nice to see the aspens back Tracy! A lot of indefinite article in the middle of the poem, but you did convey a sense of place, which I muchly enjoyed.
I am here by choice
That's a great statement to pin a poem...and a life.

best

Phil
by Matty11
Fri Oct 09, 2020 2:31 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Rook
Replies: 6
Views: 299

Re: Rook

Tracy Mitchell wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 5:35 pm
Awesome images -- better I think than red wheel barrows and white chickens. :D

 

:D undoubtedly

thks T.
by Matty11
Fri Oct 09, 2020 2:28 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Wave
Replies: 3
Views: 118

Re: Wave

No wave no life washes up / but the Tshirt does not fit /the metaphysics shrink
That was the intention, but the reading is open T.

Corrected the typo Colm.

Thanks both. I suspect the fun of this is in the doing rather than reading :)

cheers

Phil
by Matty11
Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:42 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Wave
Replies: 3
Views: 118

Wave

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by Matty11
Thu Oct 08, 2020 2:59 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Rook
Replies: 6
Views: 299

Re: Rook

Thanks Dave. And Colm (a Trigger moment :) )
by Matty11
Mon Sep 28, 2020 5:46 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Rook
Replies: 6
Views: 299

Rook

Those crazy birds
chuckling on the red brick wall,
feather a jungle
of blues and greens. I want
to fly with you.
by Matty11
Mon Sep 28, 2020 5:43 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Brighton
Replies: 5
Views: 289

Re: Brighton

Amusingly observed Dave and yes, agreeing with Colm, that distraction, as always, is a survival strategy.

best

Phil
by Matty11
Thu Sep 17, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Cling
Replies: 4
Views: 335

Re: Cling

Felt you were playing with evolution in there Colm, as well as family, but in this narrative there is regression.

not to be found hiding - like that, difficult to cling to dignity when exposed and fear kicks in

enjoyed

Phil