Monthly Archives: November 2013

Just The Echo

She thinks of those days Rarely They used to invade Hourly She learned to walk away from the memories As she walked away from you The pain just pastels The scars faded But the car door slam Brings her up … Continue reading

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AtĂȘ-Goddess Of All

Zeus sent me down With a flick of his wrist He turned the tide And left me spent On the shore Penniless Just threads on my bones Want your freedom? It’s yours he spat But my beguiling smile I used … Continue reading

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Counting Dead Women

Brown eyes A blow to the head Blue eyes Blunt trauma Green eyes Strangulation Hazel eyes Systematic abuse and suicide Old skin Beaten Young skin Slapped and scratched Smooth skin Burned with matches A young body raped An old body … Continue reading

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Never Unseen

Once you’ve seen It can’t be unseen Like stepping out of the deepest pool First weightless To sudden leaden Limbs no longer bidden You long for the days of then When blinkers shielded And saved you from the worst Only … Continue reading

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Oblique

I glance sideways An oblique sneak peek I make out curves and turns Plains of pink and Savaged lands Silver threads advancing Over undulating hills A sight to behold To hold Those folds Those dark gossamer threads Residing lightly under … Continue reading

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While You Were Waiting

While you were waiting For the world to change For the better While you put your faith in men Educated and socialised In the self-same hallowed halls While you gave them your votes While you believed the critique We died … Continue reading

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Allies In Sheep’s Clothing

Oh would you look at that You have my back But am I sure You don’t want to jump it? You’re my ally My biggest fan You say You hate to hear the women being talked over Their views ignored … Continue reading

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