12 Degrees & Skiving

what began as year-long challenge has become perpetual until further notice

Monthly Archives: August, 2013

Seamus Heaney – Punishment

I was very sad to read yesterday that another brilliant poet has upped and flown off. I discovered Northern Irish poet Seamus Heaney at university and immediately loved his sympathetic and … Continue reading

August 31, 2013 · 4 Comments

Samhain at Jane Court

Samhain marks the beginning of winter, the darker part of the year. It is a time when the wall between the worlds of the living and dead fall away and … Continue reading

August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment


she beseeched, grovelled, tongued the air clawed the gods he’d rather follow and when she was done with hair threading her fingers spent with the sound of her own mewing … Continue reading

August 27, 2013 · Leave a comment


There are others dancing but she the only god I see – feline-faced, sleek-slicked   wired well fine skeleton beneath the surface an afterthought of solidification as though she might … Continue reading

August 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Muse Montage

A muse is as common as elms in my poetry – there’s always one that crops up somewhere. 3:33 dear muse thank you for your outpouring at 3:33am and the … Continue reading

August 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dis Pater

hectic mind whorls vorspiel design: if I can just reach the bridge…   time coagulates stratagems for fancy, the dog heard galloping the gravel curve   – Dis?   – … Continue reading

August 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

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