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Sun Apr 12, 2020 7:52 pm
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#12

Some days
the barrow squeaks
the trowel breaks
you stub your toe on the paving
and lose three seedlings to slugs.

Some days
you down tools and retreat
boil the kettle
dunk a biscuit
and come back tomorrow.
"The fact is, I don't know where my ideas come from. Nor does any writer. The only real answer is to drink way too much coffee and buy yourself a desk that doesn't collapse when you beat your head against it." --Douglas Adams
  





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Mon Apr 13, 2020 11:11 pm
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#13

A lark in a flock of owls
misses out
or passes out from exhaustion.


EDIT:
I kept thinking about this version, so:

#13, revised

A lark in a flock of owls
either misses out
or passes out
"The fact is, I don't know where my ideas come from. Nor does any writer. The only real answer is to drink way too much coffee and buy yourself a desk that doesn't collapse when you beat your head against it." --Douglas Adams
  





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Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:59 pm
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#14

Today was a total Monday
of a Tuesday
but at least I had an Easter egg

Spoiler! :

I want to get at least one more "proper" poem in by the end of the month, but little bits like this STILL COUNT.


EDIT

#14, revised

Today was a total Monday
of a Tuesday
but when I looked up
there were stars on the skies of London.
"The fact is, I don't know where my ideas come from. Nor does any writer. The only real answer is to drink way too much coffee and buy yourself a desk that doesn't collapse when you beat your head against it." --Douglas Adams
  





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Wed Apr 15, 2020 9:24 pm
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#15

Time is slippery
runs between the pages of books
into the headset of a group chat
down the wires of the DVD player.
Time is slippery,
and I have terrible grip.
"The fact is, I don't know where my ideas come from. Nor does any writer. The only real answer is to drink way too much coffee and buy yourself a desk that doesn't collapse when you beat your head against it." --Douglas Adams
  





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Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:47 pm
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#16

red spotted frog
breathes deep puffs out cheeks
croaks: hear me


Spoiler! :

A Collom lune, 3-5-3 words.
"The fact is, I don't know where my ideas come from. Nor does any writer. The only real answer is to drink way too much coffee and buy yourself a desk that doesn't collapse when you beat your head against it." --Douglas Adams
  





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Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:58 am
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#17

Now I lay me down to bed,
whirling thoughts inside my head:
all the day's events outspread;
all the days that lie ahead.
Somebody I know once said
I should just relax instead;
if i could but shred these fears,
sleep a night untouched by dread.

Spoiler! :

Cyrch a chwta! Another Welsh one.
"The fact is, I don't know where my ideas come from. Nor does any writer. The only real answer is to drink way too much coffee and buy yourself a desk that doesn't collapse when you beat your head against it." --Douglas Adams
  





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Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:35 pm
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#18

The world goes on
beyond these walls;
faces passing by
outside / inside
time passes, facing
these walls; beyond,
on goes the world.

Spoiler! :

Today I went the furthest I've been from home in over a month, to help my friend with some medical needs. It was strange and strangely normal.

I like the idea of the structure in this, but I feel like I'm too tired to do it justice. One to come back to.


EDIT:

#18, revised

The world goes on
beyond these walls;
faces passing time
outside / inside
time passes, facing
these walls; beyond,
on goes the world.

Spoiler! :

Rereading it the day after, a one-word change makes me so much happier with it! There we go.
"The fact is, I don't know where my ideas come from. Nor does any writer. The only real answer is to drink way too much coffee and buy yourself a desk that doesn't collapse when you beat your head against it." --Douglas Adams
  





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Sun Apr 19, 2020 6:00 pm
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#19

Injured knees take badly to inactivity.
Constricted routine reduces motion
and in turn moving parts get stiffer.

Before moving, stop - stretch slowly,
extend three times with care
lest new motion cause more damage than the stillness.

Spoiler! :
Eh, idk.
"The fact is, I don't know where my ideas come from. Nor does any writer. The only real answer is to drink way too much coffee and buy yourself a desk that doesn't collapse when you beat your head against it." --Douglas Adams
  





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Mon Apr 20, 2020 8:52 pm
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#20

Eyes won't focus
Thoughts like wading in mud
Time for sleep
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Tue Apr 21, 2020 6:48 pm
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#21

no moon
no stars
no trees
no grass
no cheer
no energy
no poem

Spoiler! :
Once again, idk, it's a thing
"The fact is, I don't know where my ideas come from. Nor does any writer. The only real answer is to drink way too much coffee and buy yourself a desk that doesn't collapse when you beat your head against it." --Douglas Adams
  





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Wed Apr 22, 2020 9:06 pm
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#22

daydreaming of gardens;
of damp soil crumbling through fingers,
patted down into pots,
soaking up water from the can;
of feathery carrot tops
and broad, veined cabbage leaves,
shifting gently in a quiet breeze;
of flowers,
grasses,
sticks and stones;
daydreaming of gardens
and seeds I could have sown.
"The fact is, I don't know where my ideas come from. Nor does any writer. The only real answer is to drink way too much coffee and buy yourself a desk that doesn't collapse when you beat your head against it." --Douglas Adams
  





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Thu Apr 23, 2020 9:13 pm
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#23

consider:
the simple joy of a labelmaker
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Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:28 am
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#24

It rains every morning on my balcony
even on a sunny day
even when there's nary a cloud
it rains on my balcony in the morning
because Mrs Number Twenty-Nine
is watering her plants.
"The fact is, I don't know where my ideas come from. Nor does any writer. The only real answer is to drink way too much coffee and buy yourself a desk that doesn't collapse when you beat your head against it." --Douglas Adams
  





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Sat Apr 25, 2020 10:49 pm
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#25

Sun soaked
wrapped in rays
of wonderful warmth
baking blissfully.

Spoiler! :
I definitely didn't get to 23:47 and suddenly remember I hadn't written a poem...
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Sun Apr 26, 2020 10:02 pm
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#26

Je veux dire quelque chose
mais je ne sais pas quoi.
Peut-être c'est ne pas importante
et je ne vais pas écrire ce soir.
"The fact is, I don't know where my ideas come from. Nor does any writer. The only real answer is to drink way too much coffee and buy yourself a desk that doesn't collapse when you beat your head against it." --Douglas Adams
  








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