Archive for September, 2019

Imprints of Love

Thursday, September 26th, 2019

My heart is imprinted with stark lines Grooved with ware and chipped on the many edges Love the life blood oozed into the channels And trickled in an endless march down Sticky drops coagulated in mounds Building columns of gore – a store of memories Tossed to the ground Piles of shredded dreams Skittered in […]

Bedroom Tax

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

It was my husbands birthday He was 34 when they came a knocking at the door We expected Avon or Betterware Instead three kids stood there “Excuse me could you take our kitten please No sir it aint a tease Our mum says we’ve got to move soon We’re going to share a room We […]

A sea of words

Monday, September 16th, 2019

A sea of words bounded by a shore of concept Towers built of language Flash out meaning Standing on the island of convention saving the would be drowned In vessels of knowledge seeking the catch of inspiration Looking to the horizon for ideas

The Twin I Shall Never Be

Friday, September 6th, 2019

I wonder what it would have been? This life not on my own A companion from my earliest days Would you have been pleased with me? What would you have looked like? I miss you I’ve craved you all my life Looked for you in my earliest days Not content on my own Never on […]