Fly

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

I am that dithering insect,
trapped in the sash overlap;
running out of energy,
stopping
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Calculus

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

'The perfect number is a positive integer
that is equal to the sum of its proper divisors'.

I'll now count what I have done for you,
and you to count what you've done too
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School Chips

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

The gates needed painting, rusted red – shameful shades, the kick-chipped exit railings begged for a uniform coat of paint. Hardy souls took up the shout, to buff Manor’s roughened fences, a slog of slap and weeding, and school was reinvented! Some may notice our efforts, and other parents may walk by, but down there,...


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Boris Fawkes

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

He'd piled 'powder high,
a malarkey,
daily added -
in flagrante;
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Lashbrook

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

this slight evening
under a canopy

served fish dishes
and poured short stories
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Instructions On How Not To Die

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

For the children, teachers, TAs, and staff at Little Horsted School, East Sussex. Thank you for choosing @parkinsonsuk as your charity, your fundraising is fantastic, your poems are beautiful. Put on your jump suit, it is quite a struggle, meet your buddy, the man tugging your toggle. Pull on your harness, adjusted too tight! Walk outside, the sky looks...


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Let Go

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

Hold your family avoid letting it slip
release other monkeys to loosen their grip
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Ignorance Day

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

We will not go
quietly into the night

We will not vanish
without a fight
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Charity Begins

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

Another charity shop has opened up,
its shelves already whiff with stock
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Casca’s Lamentation

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

For Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson Those jokes he makes: no lattes today no more croissants useless Greeks Under the right’s now-pyrrhic victory the one he wishes they had lost which has given him everything desired a stab at leadership before the result. Mike Bell Poetry Mike Bell aims to write 10,000 poems, stick them...


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