National Poetry Day 2016

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Today is National Poetry Day, so we thought we'd take the opportunity to share a new poem from Mikoyan Vekula - one of our incredibly talented students from the Creative Writing programme​.


Off The Page

Up all night, writing to get lucky
Composing verse as a matter of fact
honey bee extract for social ease
first floor flirtation of verbal trapeze,
love animation, rivers and trees
all over the nation stylish poetry
Up all night, writing to get lucky
the slam performer, modernist so sublime
a yellow duck afloat on Te Aro park H2o,
mohair rabbit portrayed for listed affection
Up all night, writing to get lucky
non-fiction during spells of candelabra
climate change chichi and sonnet scenario
we're on creative writings radar.

- Mikoyan Vekula