Humbled Hymns by Michele Vecchitto

  What wonders weave within silver skies strewn with stardust candid choices castigate lone lovers lost like lambs Brother, beneath broken leaves of burdock unrest undulates until the unlucky unite Dare to dash dilemmas Dare to dream Waiting with wavering wishes she silently serenades serenity kissing keys to the kingdom you yoke with a yeoman's … Continue reading Humbled Hymns by Michele Vecchitto

Plastiglomerate

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Collecting Reality

This is how we know we’ve made it,
not by being in record books,
but by being dug up
and examined
by a civilisation
long after us,
who will not look
at the amalgamation
of rock, sand and coral
coated in synthetics
and see a rarity,
a novelty
but
a small-scale
representation
of how we shaped the earth
in the image
of our greed.

Note: Plastiglomerate is a ‘new’ rock formed when melted plastics combine with rock, sand, coral and other debris to form a geological entity that will be embedded in the fossil record, and noted as a characteristic of the Anthropocene. For more information: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2014/06/rocks-made-plastic-found-hawaiian-beach
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Poetry –manifestation

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Tao Talk

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A thumping, a glumping, a bumping is heard

I turn and there’s nothing, I swear.

It’s darkening, fear’s hearkening.

Then suddenly, a dank chill fills the air.

Shawl pulled closer, mood grows moroser,

Sparks prickle the ends of my hair.

Mood’s getting intense, I light the incense.

Oh dear, what’s that shape over there.

My eyes attestation, skull’s manifestation

As its eyes glow, it floats near the chair.

Word of the day challenge — manifestation

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