Monthly Archives: February 2014

A mother’s love, through generations

I’m fortunate enough to have a long line of love passing through my family, my paternal grandmother is still alive, as is her son; my father. I have a little boy of my own now who brings me much joy-all … Continue reading

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My almost-ran

The regular red A punch in the gut And the dread A swollen ache where you should be Twelve failings A thirteenth almost-ran And another twelve phases of loss Wax and wane A missing Of something I never had Of … Continue reading

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My Apology

I’m so very very sorry For the hatred inflicted For the ignoring of such basic needs For the cutting of the surface For the starvation For the purging I’m desperately sorry for the decades of an untamed loathing For the … Continue reading

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The Songbird

The sweetest sounds To tumble forth The songbird That is love Gentle and lilting The warmth of the familiar Woodsmoke on a dusky Tangerine skyline A breath so soft Carrying fragile trilling On night Jasmine A love to burn all … Continue reading

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The Target

A take down A smack down A put down You touch down And when you land You hit your mark The target with its painted Bullseye Ready, aim, fire Walk away with your winnings She had a good innings Time … Continue reading

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Making Peace

Looking in and me looking back out Catching the ever present twinkle That time and tide has not diminished Lines carved from smiling often And frowning And concern Fear Worry Blowing smoke-rings in my twenties At soul nights Leaving spider … Continue reading

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In Name Only

Oh lucky you They say With your job and your trappings The house And the shoes Those shoes with their own Walk-In-Wardrobe Those shoes with their Fuck-me heels Those shoes that I cannot run away in Oh lucky you they … Continue reading

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