poetry | 101 | rehab | scream

You and I must fight for our rights
You and I must fight to survive

Muse, Knights of Cydonia

scream
no one, will believe you

no one, cares

scream, and scream
no one, will believe you

no one, cares

scream, and scream, and scream
makes

no,
difference

until
one day

they do
care


scream

My prompt for this week’s Poetry 101 Rehab is SCREAM and is dedicated to all those who suffer, in silence


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poetry | 101 | rehab | the rope

happy,
despite

the rope,
that constrained
him

he
held on
to
hope


the rope

My prompt for this week’s Poetry 101 Rehab is THE ROPE and it was inspired by a comment left on (another) face, by LuAnne Holder, author of Wind Rush.

So, over to you.


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poetry | 101 | rehab | deliberation

tune in, freak out, get beaten
― hunter s thompson, fear and loathing in las vegas

de based
de braded
de cayed

de filed
de funct
de graded

de humanised
de hydrated
de jected

de marcated
de meaned
de natured

de railed
de ranged
de sired

re viled

de sert in Paradise, NV

deliberation

My prompt for this week’s Poetry 101 Rehab is DELIBERATION and it was inspired by a walk below the strip in Las Vegas on a hot spring afternoon as I prepared to leave.

You can find our more about my trip on the strip here.

What are your DELIBERATION(S)?


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poetry | 101 | rehab | friend

what is a friend?
in need
what is a friend?
in deed
what is a friend?
indeed,
what, is a friend?

what is,
a friend

in
need?

poetry | 101 | rehab |  friend


My prompt for this week’s Poetry 101 Rehab is FRIEND.

I will let the post speak for itself.


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poetry | 101 | rehab | file

we’ve got, a file on you

face(the)book
insta(nt)gra(tification)m
there’s a twitter(ing) in the hedgerow

we’ve got a file on you

pressed for words?
are you ready to take a tumbl(r)e?
not pinterest(ed)?

we’ve got, a file on you

it’s not about you, it’s all about.me
there’s no happy medium
it’s the first stage of lighting a fire

and don’t forget

we’ve got
a
file

on

you

poetry | 101 | rehab |  file


My (late) prompt for this week’s Poetry 101 Rehab is FILE.

So, this week, do you know what they know? About.you? Do you care? Inspired by comments on last week’s post, Apple’s spat with the FBI, and a moment’s reflection. Are we just the kindling for someone else’s fire?


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poetry | 101 | rehab | revolution

Better red than dead?

Tall poppy syndrome?

Another brick in the wall?

More than my job’s worth.

Go on,

be one of the crazy ones.

They’re the ones, that change the world.

poetry | 101 | rehab |  revolution


My (late) prompt for this week’s Poetry 101 Rehab is REVOLUTION.

So, this week, how do you feel when you see injustice? Do you burn with desire to fix it? Do you feel powerless to make things different? Is it someone else’s problem? What does revolution mean to you?


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poetry | 101 | rehab | papers

Papers, scanned and filed.

Nothing, left to hide.

Torn, to pieces.


poetry | 101 | rehab | papers


My prompt for this week’s Poetry 101 Rehab Prompt, inspired by an afternoon of paperwork, is PAPERS. 

So, this week, show us your papers.


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poetry | 101 | rehab | trigger

'Hi-yo silver away'
    pull the trigger
masked man, hidden 
aspirations in, the midden
dreams, unbidden
    pull the trigger
heroes and demons, forbidden
identity, hidden
was it (ever), a given?
    pull the trigger
or,
    ask tonto
             'cos, i don't 
know

poetry | 101 | rehab | trigger


My (late) prompt for this week’s Poetry 101 Rehab Prompt is TRIGGER

So, this week, I dare you. To pull, the trigger, but not your punches.


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