Men Fall In Love With You

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

There - again - a man falling in love with you
From outside - in the dark - looking up
I could read his thoughts at twenty-five yards
through their bare double glazing .../


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Sucked Off

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

Henry the Hoover
was never 'for' Brexit,

he liked to keep it simple,
being a 'hard-working Brit'
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My Caricature

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

Picking up the pencil
to draw a human being,
was an avowal of my return
to that time of evolution
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Baked Off

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

Bloomin’ ‘Bake Off’, what’s it all about? The Beeb lose it to Four, then post headline pouts. But Mary Berry isn’t a burnt-out tart. she’s sticky as sugar, and will get a new part: Perhaps hosting Top Gear, now filmed in a tent, leaving Paul Hollywood to rub his beard and lament, he could’ve done...


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The Loos are Lost – Part II

By Mike Bell Poetry 1 comment

If this were Lewes
they'd start a campaign,
to retain the town's loos
under their 'rights to complain'
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This Is The Call

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

Gather those remnants of your strength,
and stand longer than any other,
more than those who may expect less of you,
and bring back, again, to yourselves
the small powers that others frame as broken
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The Loos are Lost – Part I

By Mike Bell Poetry 1 comment

Today, with regret,
I have to announce,
the loss of our loos
because of their cost:
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Design Faults

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

That bent fence,
greened by its
northern aspect,
no longer upright
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Clinging On

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

Sir, should you wear lycra
at your time of life?

It's tight in places
even your wife dislikes
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Done

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

The maintenance of this place, to mend unhinged gates, to creosote fencing, to cut back the burst hedges, to prune the thorny boughs, mounts before anything starts, becoming the list of the never-finished; add to that self-improvement, and nothing ever gets done. Mike Bell Poetry Mike Bell aims to write 10,000 poems, stick them up...


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