The Poetry Place

Putting Away Xmas

Wednesday, 22 January 2014 12:27:29
Coiled: tinsel, tree light cables, heart-strings
Removed: batteries from lights, wreaths from doors, notes from wallet
Recycled: cards, wrapping paper, some bits of string, wishes
Sorted: baubles, balls and stars, January appointments
Stored: a golden bird, a quilted tree surround from Nova Scotia, games played and unplayed
Boxed: memories
Dumped / binned: Poinsettia, ragged wrappings, the old address book
Forgotten: the present for Aunt Emily
Remaining: candles, goodwill

I think there’s something here but it hasn’t found its shape yet.



Please leave a comment:




Please note that posts will only go live following approval from the blog moderator.


Return to blog

Search:


Archived blogs

   [OPEN/CLOSE]  How to...

   [OPEN/CLOSE]  Sonnets

   [OPEN/CLOSE]  Topics and themes

   [OPEN/CLOSE]  Parodies and homages

   [OPEN/CLOSE]  Different types of poem



Links

  • Poetry Archive

  • The Poetry Zone

  • Poetry by Heart

  • Forward Poetry

  • British Library

  • Poetryclass

  • The Poetry Society

  • Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award

  • Tower Poetry


  • We use cookies to deliver functionality and provide you with a better service. By continuing to browse our site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more.

    Don't show this message again.