Category Archives: Wales

Tanka from Wales

tonight a full moon furiously beautiful over the estuary a past life by Maureen Weldon (Wales) Blithe Spirit,  Vol.  31,  No. 1, February 2021       shining deep in cyber space a haiku blog… I listen for waves between words by Paul Beech (Wales)  Temple, The … Continue reading

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Daily Double Haiku: May 29, 2022

reading your work I slip  into your skin   by Maureen Weldon (Wales) Bloo Outlier Journal, 2020

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Daily Double Haiku: May 29, 2022

Grieg on low  I feel her smile  through my shirt    by Paul Beech (Wales) Failed Haiku, October 2017

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A Triolet by Paul Beech (Wales)

Box Brownie My old Box Brownie, parents young I clicked. Tenderly still, in black-and-white, they cling; Penmaenmawr sunsets for my album picked. My old Box Brownie, parents young I clicked, Barely out of short trousers, my quiff slicked. Viewfinder clear, … Continue reading

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Poetry by Maureen Weldon

HE TELLS HER by Maureen Weldon   She lives her life in boxes, or signed on the bottom line.   The in-laws the rotten husband, and jam making.   And the child – that joy – the child.   Then … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Maureen Weldon

  THE PAST   I have left the past, or so I thought; yet it sits in every corner, sits on my back.   Sometimes the long garden with a hammock to swing in, to laze in, near the sweet … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 23, 2021

last light the slipstream of swallows over my shoulder by Paul Beech (Wales) Blithe Spirit, Vol. 31, No. 2, May 2021

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 2, 2021

river bridge the distance of my prayer         by Paul Chambers (Wales)   Frogpond, 39:2, Summer 2016  

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Poem by Maureen Weldon

RHYDYMWYN Yesterday was a walking day, in a Welsh Valley – whispers past an ice age. We wandered to the wetland where teasel flowers live: nesting boxes for sand martins: big sandy cylinders on poles; a sort of porch, an … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Maureen Weldon

RING Having sold it for more than it was worth –   I bought a ticket – Return Day Dublin.   On the way home, laughing into my drink.   Third finger left hand for a moment so grand.   … Continue reading

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