Serious Poem – Monday Morning

Inspired by a reading of Philip Larkin’s poem, ‘High Windows’, within his anthology of the same name, whilst struggling to come to terms with a Monday morning – helped, in part, by a pot of tea in a Waitrose cafe.   Spilling milk, and feeling jugged, I gather up my teapot, spilling water – hot,…

Savvy Book – Tidelines

Jay Cool is happy to announce the forthcoming launch of a book by fellow poet, Simon Banks. Simon is a member of a band of geniuses who constitute the Colchester Scribblers meetup group.   Dear Readers, You are invited to the launch of Tidelines. Poetry; visual art – two different forms brought together in one book, Tidelines. Twenty-three lyrical poems by…

Silly Poem – Instant Soulmate

Stockwell & Co., tastes like bran, my instant soulmate – my coffee, my love!   Copyright owned by Jay Cool, September 2019 P.S. I am not being sponsored by Tesco to promote this product, but they are welcome to send me a sack-load of the stuff, if they so insist! It’s great for the old…

Silly Poem – A BJ Haiku

Golden mane – ruffled. Ruby-red-raw cheeks – roughed up by angry fingers.     Copyright of poem owned by Jay Cool, 25th September, 2019 Image courtesy of up-and-coming artist, Jay Cool (feel free to share it – go on, you know you want to!)   Other works of genius by Jay Cool: Savvy Article –…

Savvy Poem – This is Important

Stop! Go away! Shut up! It’s not going to make me any faster, if you keep shouting at me… … if you keep telling me to get ready! It’s not going to make me any faster, if you tell me to brush my teeth, or find my PE kit. I’ve still got to get ready,…

Silly-Savvy Poem – Obedience

A response to the post ‘More Intelligent Species Tend to be More Obedient’ by Hamed M Dehongi. Obedience. Rules. Lies. Business? Disobey, disassociate and, from a distance – take a stance. Stand! Copyright owned by Jay Cool, September 2019 Image by Stefan Keller from Pixabay Savvy Book – Giving a F**k Silly-Savvy Poem – Fully…

Silly-Savvy Poem – Fully Flipped

A response to First Date by Glenn Thomas. Full of it. Full of freedom and full of fear. Fear of going forward for fear of fluffing it. Freedom. Fullness. Fear. Full. Flip! Copyright owned by Jay Cool, September, 2019 Image by Iva Balk from Pixabay   Do read, like and comment on further posts by…

Savvy Poem – Nothing Illegal

  ‘Nothing illegal here, mate!’ he declares, as he passes a clear-plastic sandwich bag over to a consort. The bag, of course, containing a quantity of white powder, on full view for all passers by. The lad, of course, containing a head stuffed full with similar bags of white powder, where once sat a brain,…

Savvy Poem – Towyn

Block upon block of blocks Blocking the view of the blocks that front up to the sea that was the sea before it became the block that stopped the girls of this town from drifting away from the block-headed boys they did not choose to be blocked in by – the boys with the bags…

Savvy Poem – Misanthropy

I miss nothing about the trophy hunters who upcycle their own heads and mount them upon the renamed innovations of others. Copyright owned by Jay Cool, July 2019 Image by Elizabeth Ekman from Pixabay