Poem: Not of This World – 26/01/20

She is not of this world,  borne of an entity and a place where daggers and betrayal are commonplace, inside her heart lies dainty ticking time-bombs.   In her world, featuring prominently, are those egos, egos, ergonomic and plentiful, potent in their intoxication, and scents of creation, fresh, tall and poplar, she is not of [...]

Poem: shut-up prizes – 24/01/20

Contemplate ahead of the moment where precious jewels sparkle upon fingers of mad yet calculated women, where even madder men will fight to keep them happy but with their demands, ongoing, complaints, eternal sufferings, maddest men’s eyes look elsewhere, for new hands to bear, new hearts to win over.   The bejewelled, once beguiling women, [...]

Poem: Suspended – 12/01/20

She hangs mid-air, suspended, as though from faint fairy strings, with the mischievous beings, barely there, holding her aloft, chattering quietly, smiling, sparkling, socialising among themselves.   She understands she is not perfect, she’s been sneered at and jeered at all year, a hopeless reach into the view for perfection she’s been striving for, because [...]

Poem: A Hasty Exit – 05/01/20

There is the crashing of a chair’s lost footing prior to your return, you don’t hear the commotion, you have simply left to relieve yourself of ailments known as niggling thoughts.   Everything, as always, had been going swimmingly, until you reached for her hand, pressed it to your face with longing.   You fondled [...]