Labels

By Mike Bell Poetry 1 comment

The label, captured, a proof supplied,
reinforced by an old Fisher's design:
Note: 'for luggage and hamper labeling',
now 'Merit Parcel Tag', e-bay's selling
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And her breath

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

Muddy bog land wet through
but bent to it for days

her long trench a shallow excavation
of centuries of bed deaths
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For a Daughter

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

The bearers will need access descending from his room

Dismantled - the stair-gate - a low barrier removed
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The Coastal Walk Away From Easky

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

Of her coastal walk, away from Easky, Eire,

she wrote:
was.. beautiful.. the highlight of my day..
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“That Person You See is Me”

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

The WPC 2016 invites ALL members of the global Parkinson's disease community to make a video for the WPC 2016 Video Competition about their experiences living with, treating, researching or caring for people with Parkinson's.


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Washed-up

By Mike Bell Poetry 2 comments

Below the mussel-threaded outlet pipes,
with their spitting lips squeezed tight,

Wilf found a wine bottle,
beached in the low-tide sand
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Our Time Bomb

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

By our eighth decade,
the correspondent wrote,
over twenty-percent
will succumb
to dementia
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Rathcormack to Rosses Point

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

Her grit-slipped
roads there,
on a tyre-trolled
headland
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Is Hitler in Heaven?

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

Red wine, theology,
and a bowl of crisps,
our take on
Corinthian's Eucharist
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The Meaning of Life

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

Mid-day, 'The Laughing Fish',
I sipped a pale ale aperitif,
a hopped starter to pub lunch,
best sup-slowed (law-aggrieved).
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