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A Sobered Ride by Bernadette Richards

[tabby title="Poem"] That you speak from the intestines anchoring your tongue vexes me dangerous degrees from boiling point bold, throaty and tough adjectives you spit out in Rumpelstiltskin-like repulsion I was never made for the parade you speak of The...

Can we go now? by Bernadette Richards

[tabby title="Poem"] palpitations signal secondary drowning not at my best when asked to kowtow by Love acid climbs deliberately up reticent gullet detest myself for having to apply make-up to another mask can we go now can we go now...

Courage by Bernadette Richards

[tabby title="Poem"] the boy misses breakfast but makes sure to tea and sandwich Granny he spic and span’s the bathroom and leaves water with her tablets he polishes the silver tea set and thinks fleetingly of a biscuit but lets...

Poetry Potion Print Quarterly 13 Cover Reveal

Friends, our next print edition ‘Poetry Potion 13: Transformation’ is about to hit the shelves. We are pleased to reveal the cover for this edition, Designed by our editor Quaz Roodt. Inspired by the poem ‘Transformation’ by Myesha Jenkins the...

Slow heels by Bernadette Richards

[tabby title="Poem"] I’m old and probably ill Slow on my heels But I haven’t lost my mind or so I believe (a little laughter please!) Why do some address me... speak of me? as if I’m a child as if...