‘The Apocalypse Cometh’ is a rejection of traditional narratives of the end of the world in favour of the more realistic and impending doom, global warming and climate change. The poem is the penultimate poem of the ‘Autumn, That Bastard’ Poetry Collection and starts by invoking the imagery of the classic Frost Poem, ‘Fire and Ice’.
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By Christos Floratos Website Version Here How can you tell a gymnast to be careful? Why, anything but danger would be a little dull. Scamper up the rope, dribble the pole. Feet ahead; toes curled ready for embrace (against the dirt blue). Performance is our virtue; love is what they grimace. … Continue reading With Comfort and Ease (Poem)
The 11th Poem of the ‘Autumn, That Bastard’ Poetry Collection. We’re almost at the end. In two weeks time, the penultimate poem ‘The Apocalypse Cometh’ will be released. ‘With Comfort and Ease’ is in its basic form, about heading into situations head first.
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‘In Honour of Summer’ is the 10th poem of the ‘Autumn, That Bastard’ Collection. It tackles the feelings of holding onto memories, and bracing for impact.
In Honour of Summer, the 10th poem of the ‘Autumn, That Bastard’ poetry collection, will be out Saturday this week!
‘Grey House’ takes on the persona of a young child who eagerly goes into a new home, an apartment complex, with their mother. Rather quickly, the child becomes exposed to harsh realities and becomes disillusioned with the excitement of moving to a new place, and the conditions that led them there. What the Heck am… Continue reading Grey House – What the Heck am I Rambling About? #9
‘Grey House’ takes the perspective of a young child who grows to realise the tendencies of her mother after moving into a apartment complex. Of course, this neglectful / dangerous relationship can be interpreted as an extended metaphor for something else.