Silly Poem – To Be Eaten

A response to Joseph Auslander’s poem: In Envy of Cows Why poeticize about the non-life of a cow, and why the envy? As the cow tastes the edge of August, it licks at the knife edge – that turns the flavour of lush pastures into offal. Tongue fed to the September dogs that yesterday nipped at…

Savvy Poem – One-Liner Wednesday

In response to ‘Christine Bolton’s One-Liner Wednesday challenge: Why just one?   Copyright owned by Jay Cool, August 2019 The Declaration 61: Return to Chilton New and Bold: Savvy Politics

Circle of Change: Haiku

  She says ‘No!’ and it’s unexpected that she should think differently –   it’s not part of the business plan of change – the re- turn to the start box.   Copyright owned by Jay Cool, July 2019   1: Lack-Lustre Bummer: A Silly Poem Look at Zoos: Book Review Curlicues: A Savvy Poem…

Real Life: Haiku

At forty-nine, I start my real life – the one I was born to live.     Copyright owned by Jay Cool,  July 2019   Please read and comment on other posts by Jay Cool: 1: Lack-Lustre 55: Finiarted Time to Say Goodbye The Undertaking: Book Review Outstanding

Decrusted

A response to the poem ‘On Clothes’, by Kahlil Gibran (as featured on poem-a-day). If the ‘wind longs to play with’ my ‘hair’, let it flatten rather than flick and fly with all that is split with it. And, if ‘the earth delights to feel’ my ‘bare feet’, let it pumice and pummel all of…

Struggling: A Pong with a Ping

Struggling to see the bar rising, I take a mallet and squish it down, hoping for a pingback.   Written by Jay Cool, in response to a descending staircase of viewings on her blog.   Image by Ulrike Mai from Pixabay

Never: A Little Bit of Savviness

  Not now, she said. Not now, and not really ever. No, not now. Never.   Copyright owned by Jay Cool, April 2019   Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay