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form: Poetry

Poems, rambles and similar non-prose oddments.


(S)Cream

part 3 of Common People

hello, face! you are a useful thing.

Genre   satire

Style   freeform

Tags   gender themes, modern life


Afters

part 2 of The Modern Hero

haunted by low-flying crows

Genre   romance

Style   free verse

Tags   modern life


Apart

part 17 of Common People

suddenly he left the room

Style   free verse

Tags   modern life


Assassin/Spy

handling the security brief for a top-secret government program

Genre   satire

Style   free verse

Tags   spies, modern life


Couldn't Give Away The Pearls

part 9 of Common People

you're amazing! don't forget to wash your hands

Genre   satire

Style   free verse

Tags   gender themes, modern life

Relationships   family


Flashed Before My Eyes

part 9 of The Modern Hero

this shocking thing passing you by

Genre   realistic

Style   free verse

Tags   aging, modern life


Frustration

or does it hollow you out


Gravitass

eh-ahyaaaaaaa

Genre   satire

Style   free verse

Tags   aging, modern life


Homecoming

part 10 of The Modern Hero

automatic

Genre   realistic

Style   free verse

Tags   aging, modern life, pilots


In The Negative

i don't like good mornings

Genre   realistic

Style   free verse

Tags   modern life


Love/Lawn

part 22 of Common People

on the air the smell of haloumi grilling

Genre   realistic

Style   free verse

Tags   australian, class themes, suburban, modern life


Low Risk Road

part 8 of The Modern Hero

enter this flat stretch of years

Genre   realistic

Style   free verse

Tags   aging, modern life


Miles Away

part 6 of The Modern Hero

knowing by the way your lower jaw juts

Genre   satire

Style   freeform

Tags   sex, modern life


Paradox

part 4 of Common People

when you have altered beyond recognition

Genre   realistic

Style   free verse

Tags   modern life


Pretence

part 1 of The Modern Hero

the dreams stack inside each other like hollow dolls all rattling, rocking

Genre   slash

Style   freeform, epic

Tags   angst, class themes, sex, depression, age difference, modern life, pilots

Relationships   m/m


Silent Night

part 12 of The Modern Hero

i don't look back

Genre   realistic

Style   free verse

Tags   aging, modern life, alcohol


Situational Dissonance

i am a kitten built of hatred begrudging the winter-wet pad towards work underneath a grey sky still spitting fury

Genre   realistic

Style   free verse

Tags   angst, modern life


Strine

part 20 of Common People

along with your shadow let your accent lengthen

Genre   realistic

Style   free verse

Tags   australian, modern life


The Faked Death of Glitter

please sit, this news might shock you

Genre   satire

Style   free verse

Tags   modern life


The Mortared Hell of Pub Lunch Debates

part 7 of The Modern Hero

in the name of your pride be successively hostile

Genre   realistic

Style   free verse

Tags   modern life


This Your Newest Overlord

the idea germ enters through the nostrils

Genre   satire

Style   free verse

Tags   writers, modern life


Used To Be

part 5 of The Modern Hero

you are cruel, He says, you're not ever careless

Genre   romance

Style   informal haiku

Tags   kink, angst, alternative lifestyle

Relationships   m/m


Viridian Future

in the distant future, the art of horticulture is an attractive pursuit

Genre   apocalypse

Style   free verse

Tags   dystopia, modern life


Walking the Dog at 10pm

part 14 of Common People

suburban bane of shiftworkers, us night walkers and they; the canine chorus multiplies, heralding our way.

Genre   realistic

Style   couplets

Tags   suburban, alternative lifestyle