Jane Dougherty – A summary of her poems of the last few days

Poetry Writing

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thicker than water

thicker than water


If ever

A photo reminded me of this song. I don’t care what anyone says, it’s not cheesy, it’s romantic and Chris de Burgh has a lovely, true voice. […] Read the poem.

Storm breaks

Storms have lapped up the summer.
The dull-billowed Atlantic rolls overhead,
while earthfire sinks deep among roots,
yet still the butterflies dance.

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To be, and not to be

I was finishing writing a cadralor poem this morning and it struck me that it’s the perfect form for the Oracle.

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The urging of the storm

I opened the new Oracle and the first and only words to leap out at me were ‘storm’ and ‘urge’. Read more …

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