Poem: The Mauve Gown – 08/05/20

I need to stop I tell myself, I need to stop this now, the needle pulling through the silk, the soft material.   I can’t keep sewing, creating, making, while my heartbeat thuds and pounds, the danger’s lurking, my task’s undertaken, can I truly wear this garment loud and proud?   To them it announces [...]

Poem: When Words Won’t Speak – 06/05/20

When words won’t speak,  colours do, vibrant splashes, moody shadows, emotive characters, abstract patterns.   When I cannot find the right letters, or when I simply stutter, I bring forth emotional therapy, brilliant shades bleeding with highlights or slices of calming, iridescent colour.    Sometimes nothing lyrical comes out,  and I’m left with a blank, [...]

Poem: Autumn Leaves to the Air – 28/04/20

Autumn leaves fall one by one, excusing themselves from attendance. Like warm emotions they peel away, leaving an unfamiliar, unfeeling circumstance.   Soon the branches will be barren, stark, undecorated, alone, with no reminder of spring or summer, when heartfelt words were purred, within another’s arms feelings were grown.   How differently a season can [...]