Water Poem by David Michael Jackson

water poem

The hot summer sun
makes cake of my skin
and the sweat lets me know
I’m alive

the water
is better then

it is needed then

and noticed

Can a poem be the water on a hot day

can the water flow down
this page
in
this poem

this time or the next
until there is no next

no new
meanderings

of the water in a poem until it lies there in a pool on the page, on this page


First published on: Jun 25, 2012

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Dew Poem

Write me a poem he says.

That’s not good grammar son.

Has some literature professor checked you out?

Are you poetry certified?

ARE YOU QUALIFIED?

No Sir but the dew….

Oh shut up about the dew

nobody talks about the dew.

Yes sir but the sea…….

Oh shut up about the sea

Nobody cares about the sea.

But sir the peace

The peace is the dew

that can find its way to the sea.

 

 

david michael jackson April 15, 2012

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Balloon Poem by David Michael Jackson

balloon poem

I’m pushed into the side of a giant balloon.
I can see into the balloon.
There is a screen and some hands,
typing.
Behind me is reality,
but the balloon moves fast.
If I turn, the balloon turns.
I can run into
the other room.
It’s there,
inside the balloon.
I can see these hands typing.
They are my hands
pushing into the balloon.
There are others.
They are pressed into the side.
I can see the impression
of their faces, speaking.
If I hold my ear to the side of the balloon,
I can hear them.
They say to get real.

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Transforming with Poetry December 2021

Presenting Vera Moreno, with Samar Shahdad, Maggie Hall, Robin Ouzman Hislop, Mussarat Rahman, Mike Baynham and Antonio Martínez Arboleda.
 
 
 

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Transforming with Poetry November 2021

A poetry session with R.W. Haynes, who presented his book Heidegger Looks at the Moon, Mussarat Rahman, Maggie Hall, Robin Ouzman Hislop, Adil Latefi, Manuel Neto Dos Santos, Mike Baynham and Antonio Martínez Arboleda. Translations & originals from Portugese & Arabic, Adil Latefi, Manuel Neto Dos Santos, Mike Baynham, Video artwork Mussarat Rahman, Maggie Hall, Mike Baynham & Robin Ouzman Hislop. Poems Magie Hall & Antonio Martínez Arboleda English & Spanish. Review Heideger looks at the Moon, Robin Ouzman Hislop & his poems read by RW Haynes.
 

 
 
Robin Ouzman Hislop is Editor of Poetry Life and Times ; at Artvilla.com his publications include
 
All the Babble of the Souk , Cartoon Molecules and Next Arrivals, collected poems, & Moon selected Audio Textual Poems available at Amazon.com as well as translation of Guadalupe Grande´s La llave de niebla, as Key of Mist and the recently published Tesserae , a translation of Carmen Crespo´s Teselas.
 
You may visit Aquillrelle.com/Author Robin Ouzman Hislop about author. See Robin performing his work Performance (University of Leeds)

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God is an Artist, You See | Poem by David Michael Jackson

god is an artist
Phish
Oil on Canvas by Haleigh Morphis

 

God is an artist, you see

 

God is an artist, you see,

or rather you don’t see.

She draws people but He

cannot draw so well and

all of Her people

end up looking different and

He knows other Gods who can draw better and

their people all look alike and

She’s frustrated but He keeps trying

and She’s hoping

That He’ll get it right

someday.

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Video Poem. On Looking Back by Robin Ouzman Hislop

Author’s note: this YouTube video is also in the public domain, subtitles can be accessed from the tab on the bottom bar below the video. Excerpt from Moon Audio Textual Selected Poems Published by Aquillrelle also available at Amazon
 

 
 
 

Robin Ouzman Hislop is Editor of Poetry Life and Times ; at Artvilla.com his publications include

All the Babble of the Souk , Cartoon Molecules and Next Arrivals, collected poems, & Moon selected Audio Textual Poems available at Amazon.com as well as translation of Guadalupe Grande´s La llave de niebla, as Key of Mist and the recently published Tesserae , a translation of Carmen Crespo´s Teselas.

You may visit Aquillrelle.com/Author Robin Ouzman Hislop about author. See Robin performing his work Performance (University of Leeds)

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