Author Archives: sunnydunny

About sunnydunny

Poet, publisher, gardener

Ion Corcos

Driftwood We listened through remnants of wood and broken stone, pieces of art selected by the sea for an exhibition about floods. Trunks and branches washed high onto the sand; Kathy didn’t see them, didn’t talk about the sea, the … Continue reading

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Ira Lightman

TIME WITH YOU (for Donna-Lisa Healy) Guilt may photoshop from the tip a flower but I had to stop. It’s where she and I were snoring and the weeds rose round fake satisfaction. Her paranoia of perfection didn’t meet my … Continue reading

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Frank Gillougley

BATHROOM Undeniably modelled on the interior of a Soyuz spacecraft, the only method of electrocution missing here is a toaster. However, undeterred, in the morning (having considered my chances of survival slightly better than having a bath) I take a … Continue reading

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Clifford James Middleton

Renaming Soup stained, the carpet where the dogs licked up Lazarus’ tomato variety spilt by fleeing beggars, Excuses and pleas drowned by the sirens’ vocal undulation. The sun rose and never set. The rain was wet, but never fell on … Continue reading

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Cath Wills: Two poems

Testing One hundred feet forest high swaying sighs. Charter my walk with a librarian hush to shrink any self. They can do without my issues as I tiptoe below. But know I have come only to test a have-to-have fear. … Continue reading

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Stefan Parker

WINTER I called it tonight, gushing triumphant through nostril and eyes – the burnt forest-woody sharpness of a dead summer. The wind glissading the streets turfing ears into hats; and all the trees become un-fattened as they diet into decay. … Continue reading

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JD DeHart

Crust & Mantle The earth exists in layers, like teeth, like the skin, with its tense surface and soft underneath. Who knew? This is the nature of the earth’s ontology, and just a good excuse to use the word ontology. … Continue reading

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