Inscrutable publisher


not a whiteboard
nor a blackboard
but a greenboard:

today you print unfiltered
50 ways to publish
but you forgot
to publicise

poem Rachel McAlpine cc by 2.0, photo (c) Miraz Jordan
Daily Prompt “Inscrutable”


Advanced self-defence: infallible strategy

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Advanced self-defence

If a zombie comes up the toilet
you can whisk off and fight it,
because you know the steps.

Put some Barbie dolls in a row
because zombies hate Barbie dolls.
They’re afraid they’ll chomp them.

You can also shine a light at zombies.
It injects them
and they die.

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Photo by RomitaGirl67 CC BY 2.0.



At night, a giant
stretched and sketched
pointed and colonial
an X, a wave across the bed.

Awake, I pleat my civic limbs
to meditate
now vertical, a particle
on a pillow, an origami cat.

Six could fit into this space
and do
outside this cave of privilege
and peace.

poem and pic by rachel mcalpine cc by 2.0