Monthly Archives: October 2014

Little Ripples

I compared Oh and measured No-one spared No-one treasured Every sound I ever heard Seldom trilled Only grated A deadened word Lonely, hated Nighttime caught me A crooked trap Bad dreams sought me For their lap I was bitter dark, … Continue reading

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To Be Full And Free

What if You didn’t have to be beautiful What if You just were Your emerald Sapphire and Cats eye What if you knew That the folds of silk And sand And warm toffee Were all that mattered The feel and … Continue reading

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No Love On File

Showing no love for this child Only wanting and need A file bound In bedspreads Of cotton and fleece A gun cocked A pin pulled And thrown to the winds There wasn’t a love Only games of toy soldiers With … Continue reading

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Starfish Boy

The faint blue line Signalling your journey’s start Was a storm in my skull Maelstrom of fear and energy Excitement and terror The pale grey vortex Dipping in and out of focus A beat showing your reality And the first … Continue reading

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My Honeysuckle

A ridgeback on my front And then all at once Mounds of senses Tendered prime cuts While Gravity pulled Meat hooks through flesh Tugging down And the rounding Built you Developed you So I chopped you back Like brambles As … Continue reading

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Dear Lauren

One little voice Of a nightingale called Out into a pitch black world The chorus not yet played And another joined And then more The strings and the wind The brass and the wood An orchestra echoing The combining Spoken … Continue reading

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Queens Of The Mountain

I couldn’t get to The Mountain So you fearlessly brought it to me Placed me at its foot And said climb You showed me where And how You pointed at who And what I must do My footing never sure … Continue reading

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