Stirred: Lost writings

A little bit of the inspiration we all found at Stirred Poetry on Monday night.

Stirred Feminist Collective

Writings from the night of Stirred: Lost things. We asked people to respond to an image from pigeon angel and create a short poem:

 

A feather falls to the street, iridescent and alive

It stings and roots in the skin of people who pass.

A loss mourned by all save the bird.

feather

fill the shoe

don’t balk, you’ve

barked your toes on the

rough paving. You cannot

afford pride.

-Sarah Grace Logan

shoe

The torn tattered

fabric of my heart

collects like shorn sheet

polaroids in a  white envelope

begging to reach your abode

-Yasmin Babiker

envelope

Persephone punch drunk and leered at

sweet mother of impulse, runaway

you broke death’s heart and brought spring.

-Jensen Wilder

 

Some amazing words both spoken and written that night! Many thanks to Sara Ellis and Jen White for lending their inspiring photographs from pigeonangel as floor art and as poem prompts! Stunning guest…

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About sarahgracelogan

Sarah Grace is an itinerant scribbler and general layabout. She runs a writing group called CAKE.shortandsweet, because any form of procrastination from actual writing is always attractive to the serious author of refined taste. When not distracted by laser pens, Sarah Grace writes novels, short stories and flash fiction, poetry, stage scripts and screenplays. She has performed her work at Stirred Poetry, Bad Language and Tongue in Cheek Manchester. Her first publication, Humping the Boonies is a self-published chapbook available directly from the author, or from Travelling Man, Manchester. You can find more details about her ongoing projects, not to mention a selection of free stories up for grabs right here on her blog. https://sarahgracelogan.wordpress.com/about/ She also likes to talk about theatre, film, books, photography, and especially games and other things that involve collaborative storytelling. Sarah Grace likes feedback, in whatever form it comes.

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