Poetical Hangover

Category: Poetry Published in Ink Published: Sunday, 27 January 2019 Written by Richard J Bell

Poetical Hangover

Published in the Anthology Wollondilly Ink brought out by Wollondilly Branch of the Fellowship of Australian Writers in 2012

“Free-verse flavours for the palette,”
she said taking a sip.
“Sharp undertones of a realistic nature, it seems.”

“Clarity in poems isn’t always there,”
holding his glass to the light.
“Although I like this one.” he complimented

“With the aroma of dusty books,”
shared another.
“Think he is still using pen and paper.”

“Well balanced imagery,”
taking another sip.
“Theme seems to be consistent throughout,”

“Very crisp,” he added
“Every word has its place.”
,p> “It does have a fresh finish to it,”
after taking another sip.

“Best not have too much of it,” said one
“Might end up with a metaphorical hangover!”


Richard Bell © 9th September 2011

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