Archive for September, 2013

Bolivarian Dancers

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Plumes and Platforms And little fluffy skirts Yellow and Pink But mainly Pink Plaited hair With golden ribbons Pink patent boots Higher than the knees Pink boaters With ostrich feathers Tall stately And faintly ridiculous Corsets tight Luminous Glittering gilt Ruffles on the plates Dancing, swirling Onlookers watch Not knowing the boredom Not seeing the […]

Glass Bones

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

A glass pelvis Loose at the seams My own pain apocalypse Drenched in crises Drowning in agonies Each step a razor blade Cutting into the fabric of me Miss alined, broken, bent A pelvic shard Shatters in muffled screams Crying in the night Fragile Walking burns Dwindling the memory Sensation a shade Of grey nothing […]


Monday, September 16th, 2013

The NHS is in distress As politicians make it an even bigger mess Sneaking in private sector competition Erosion of the health service is their mission Drs who say, ‘hang on a mo!’ Are told they will have to go Such cost cutting measures Will kill this most auspicous of national treasures Lets hope the […]

Poetry In Store and Well Versed

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Just a quick note to say that I am performing/reading at the Waterstones in Cheltenham on this Saturday (7th of September 2013) at around 1 o’clock in the afternoon – before me are a lovely bunch of poets reading. The even lasts from 11 till 2 and there is a Costa coffee in the shop […]