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the poetry that matters

Piotr Pawlowski

Piotr Pawlowski lives in Perth, ON. His poems have been published in various anthologies including Saving Bannister 23 & 25 and Blue Skies.

 

An Earlier Nature

 

Politics science or art

Entrap to bring unawares

Rebus a piece of

Sheaf any bundle, cluster

Paraphrase a restatement of

Evidence something that makes

Candelabrum an ornamental branched

Trefoil such an ornamental

International transcending national boundaries

Vex to torment; trouble

Egoism doctrine that individual

 

 

An Earlier Nature II


Perspective a technique of

Out away from or

Lightsome light, especially in

Yokel a rustic; a

Micrometer any of various

Arms the upper limb

Tactile perceptible to the

Hoax intended to deceive



All of them Witches


Wet nurse styles Shakespeare’s Hamlet

Ophelia breast feeding Simon and Garfunkel poppets

Bruised maternal bonds


Don Quixote teething iron

Shelf life physicians use elimination communication


Uranus, Aphrodite, The Virgin Mary

Milk child safety seats


Suction in biology

Heartbeat, catarrh, motherese


Italian cuisine pacifier

Of Hissing Snakes and Angry Voices

 

 

                                                                                                              January 12, 2014