Savvy Poem – The Exhumation



An old coal,

gone white, c r u

m b l

e, shovelled into the expectation of an existence,

that sees, only, the dust of its


The exorcist, unexpectedly, finds a fleck of a white dust

buried deep within her pit.

She exhumes it.

And it glows.


Copyright owned by Jay Cool, September 2019

Photo by IgorShubin,  as available on


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To Be Eaten


Jay Cool also has published writings on the ‘Dissident Voice’ and ‘Paragraph Planet’ websites.




Published by The Silly-Savvy Salopian

Freelance writer and descendant of the cave dweller and outlaw, Humphrey Kynaston. Banished from Shropshire for my eccentricity, I have made my home in Suffolk. I write poetry, short stories, travel journals, comedy gig reviews and non-fiction articles. My wish is to write my way back into the heart of my birth land. All writing commissions (and free holidays in Shropshire!) considered.

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