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The Friday Poem: ‘Thread’ by Bill Manhire

New verse by Wellington writer Bill Manhire.

 

Thread

 

A new poem. Wow just wow

A new poem that no one will forget any time soon.

A new poem. I think it’s important.

I wrote a new poem. You’ll be amazed at what happened next.

It’s all about momentum

A new poem #maintainingthebrand

A new poem. This is huge. #worldstage

Artisanal! Granular!

Another new poem. Hello world!

Actually two new poems! just sayin

had to dig deep

#amwriting

If you like my new poem, let me know below the line

I think my new poem will drop your jaw

nothing inside the tube until you squeeze it!

actually a sonnet. poem of two halves

Several other poems I have been writing are unavoidably held over.

I wrote a new poem. Simple as that.

another new poem. because I’m worth it

Another new poem! goodbye reclusive genius!

I think this poem will get so much love

wanna tattoo it on my body!

backing my skill-sets!

nailed it!

new poem: must call the focus group together

thought leadership!

Another new one. Building great product here!

every line is a whole new startup

doing the business

Give that man a beer!

A new poem – punching above my weight.

Disruptive!

#newpoem Highly relatable!

I wrote a new poem. But is poem even a thing any more?

ok maybe needs refreshing

Pimptacular moves tho

big blasts of nectar

27 other poems by me that will leave you speechless

#goodtohavenicethings

#watchoutwilliamwordsworth

new poem! smoke on the water!

the new poem: I think it’s going to be *necessary*

man here in search of the truth!

always thinking about reader outcomes

#workingonmyskillset

future-proof the poem!

a new poem. this one’s woah

always chasing the fire engine

New on my blog: my ten best poems about myself

Will I finish this new poem. It’s down to the wire

yes yes yes

Each line is crystalline!

see what I did there!?

#fullygeared #amwriting

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

#newpoem #newpoem #newpoem

 

Bill Manhire, 2017

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