Category Archives: Paul Beech

Triolet by Paul Beech

STEEPLE Landmark, lifemark, the steeple of St John’s. Pausing, we hear the bells faintly in snow. Down the chill river, destiny beckons. Landmark, lifemark, the steeple of St John’s. Pals all our lives, we’re the lucky ones, Tramping the valley … Continue reading

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Haibun by Paul Beech

This haibun tells the true story of my very beginnings in post-war Lancashire… The Prayer Book My middle bookshelf groans under the weight though the tiny diesel engine, boxed starting pistol, and boxed prayer book piled at the end add … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Paul Beech

THE UNFORGIVEN   Well past middle-age, bald, he sits there with his love, milkshakes – his banana, hers vanilla – as midnight drizzle beyond the pane slicks the black tarmac of the car park of this garishly neon-lit deserted retail … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 1, 2019

dusk falling the mountain speaks   by Paul Beech (Wales) Proletaria, Nov. 21, 2019

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A Poem by Paul Beech

Homemaking Gulls tumble screeching in the raw estuary blow as we pop the radio on.   There are those who frown still but here on our windy Welsh hill we’re making a home together.   She bends to the curtains … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 27, 2019

senryu whizzing downhill hands off handlebars fifty years late   by Paul Beech (Wales) Failed Haiku, Vol. 4, No. 41, May 2019

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Daily Haiku: July 23, 2019

silhouettes in stormy moonlight their final pas de deux   by Paul Beech (Wales)  Blithe Spirit, Vol. 29, No. 1, February 2019      

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Daily Haiku: July 20, 2019

senryu   Grieg on low . . . he feels her smile through his shirt   by Paul Beech (Wales)  Failed Haiku, Vol. 2, Issue 22, October 2017  

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Daily Haiku: March 28, 2019

wisps from a steam iron coil through time my young mum sings   by Paul Beech (Wales) The Museum of Haiku Literature Award Blithe Spirit, 28:4, November 2018

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A Poem that Makes Us Grateful for What We Have

Dear Loyal Readers and Followers: I asked Paul Beech  (UK) if he would kindly let me reprint his poem. Please read below.   Charlotte Digregorio   Dear Charlotte, Please find below my poem Countdown.  Many thanks for requesting it.  If … Continue reading

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