Daily Archives: November 15, 2015

novemberist impressions by Aad de Gids

I am not a silent poet

one moment the azure of the morning in the air as water

indiscernible what what,while during the day into evening

an indigo threatening and the storm already had been,sun

late,reflected in the glass of a higher building an,apex


of a weekend abundantly and slanted throdden,sudden silence

aftera series of explosions and the metallic sound of a gun

in the hands of emptyheaded zealots,le Bataclan a stage

for sudden existentialism to the hilt the world again,up


loaded with the newest hardware. we live in a continuous

state of post-this,post-that nothing past,an eternal begin

the sound of storm still,forms a guide how to move on in

these torrential times,subsequent tides rolling,roaring


calm candle inHouse without thoughts pillar,nevertheless

lands all events to further domains,unforgotten but veiled

seemingly,ready to be outspun in identities,persons,grief

direct loosened from locales and venues,flying to higher


a heavily mixology of “summertime” universalizes the last


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Paris Friday November 13th 2015 by Jonathan Beale

I am not a silent poet


All mankind… being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.
John Locke

An accidental falling of spring sun light

As the afternoon fell in to darkness

In this mid-November storm.

Seas of leaves – storm and vortex – divisive

The pigeons in their chores relive.


Swirled around and around until

The afternoon fell into darkness

Life off course, and of course.

Their number, too vast

For their time – just too vast.


Their future rips at their deed

As the darkness fell into death

To exist, in a Parisian mood.

Not out of any hellish scene

From Bruegel or Bosch.


The ages crumble, as change must,

As darkness fell into death

trying to erode, the foundation

of the mountain.  The Gallic

strength not to bow; not to break.



It is clear that not…

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