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bettalpha's Stats
  • poems: 91
  • average poem: 8.6 (8.6) (graph)
  • comments: 924
  • ratings: 431
  • average rating: 7.6
  • forum posts: 459
  • last visit: 13 Jul 07

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tortoises are stones that move. i'm not dotty.

Poems by bettalpha:
  • Early
  • In Bed
  • Mirror
  • came Leon
  • Boozy
  • Beneath the Buddhas of Bamiyan
  • Painting Dora
  • London
  • hard - up
  • What happened to the thunderflies of my childhood?
  • the proverbial nature of wood
  • bench
  • the proverbial nature of fish and bird
  • Street Prophet
  • sweet new york
  • manhattan transfers
  • Pr0n Movie II
  • paranaoïd toilet
  • deeper into the red
  • MoonStruck
  • it was a bird-watching book
  • between starbucks and nepal
  • salad burbs
  • on a vodka stained doily
  • the displaced and the dead are
  • oh my gimp
  • William Lee's insomnia of withdrawal
  • driftwood
  • Bel Orchestre du Sahara
  • Sarah and Sarah and Sarah
  • splitting melons
  • A free gun (fact) in every cereal packet.
  • by the side of brilliant green
  • the sculptor
  • They're playing the butter-leg squash
  • between a portrait and patchwork quilt
  • grand union canal
  • MEDIAL PORN
  • If she had revealed her face, it would be a different Sarah poem.
  • ultra-slim [tanka]
  • elliePants
  • The proverbial nature of silence
  • Seasonal Pull
  • I never could keep a lid on it
  • gallery: you are here
  • Hope Scotched
  • Like the first blackbird [and the caterpillar]
  • like a caterpillar in a crab-apple tree
  • View from a green bench
  • Dysfunctional Chronology in Scarlet
  • Barefoot in the walled garden
  • The Gemini Club [No Girls Allowed]
  • Mami
  • broken clock
  • The golden goose bump
  • ladakh caracole
  • half past winter
  • Celebrity n0rP
  • Orinoco basin
  • The Michigan Crow Boy
  • almond-green memories of Esther Leighwin
  • Magnifying-Glass in hand
  • the return of the kite-eating tree
  • Style as a kind of afterthought [cloud haibun]
  • concrete policy
  • The Crested Bootilager
  • Smithfield's Meat Market in the Rain
  • The League of Tesseract [prose]
  • Redolent Green
  • Of Rabbits, Men and Fleshy Psalms
  • Blue Suitcases
  • Bird Mother
  • an abstract poesy of dogflowers
  • square omelette
  • spiders are currants with legs
  • by Shore
  • Martyrdom of Sand Lions
  • modern godiva on her yellow vespa
  • Front of Window
  • I'm not going tell you how I feel I'm going to show you [prose]
  • In the quiet of the forest, godhood¿
  • Cadavers Fly Flower-Faced
  • just fucking bogart that roach
  • Ned's automated olfactory dreaming
  • The Irregular Pearl of a Supermarket Albatross
  • Willow pattern : A plateful of memories
  • from cloakroom to coffin
  • coming and going
  • among paint tins and gas masks
  • back-yard nationalists
  • the stone poem

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  • Rise (UK Only)
  • Let's Play - Describe what is outside your window right now in a poem of course.
  • Statement Of Apology
  • battles
  • tell me about bees
  • i'm a genius
  • Crossword
  • film and poetry


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  • Monster Gravitas
  • I fail more than I win
  • Heart Targets
  • So Far
  • line breaks
  • Away at College
  • Boiling Garden
  • Show A Sparrow The Stage
  • the problem with being a music lover in love with a person
  • The party
  • 206 bones, 80% water
  • Assassin's Way
  • Orange Dog Past Twenty
  • Paradise Lost
  • Couped up
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