Thursday, 4 January 2018

Two short poems - on the button

Button Moon (a tanka)

We’re off to Button
Moon we’ve followed Mr. Spoon
Button Moon but on
Twitter oh my trending days
Say button it Mr. Spoon

© Mark Coverdale


Mark Coverdale was born in Darlington, grew up in the hills of Saddleworth. He now lives in London, writing and performing poetry around the subjects of politics, homelessness and social justice. Twitter: @cov_art Blog: www.cov451.com


(a senryu)

for ‘button’, read

'penis' – will someone please

take his phone away?

© Mandy Macdonald


Mandy Macdonald lives in Aberdeen, trying to make sense of the 21st century. Music, poetry and gardening keep her sane. Her poems appear here and there in print and online.

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