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: Fruit and Veg – 22/11/19

A charming little scene, a still life in my mind, an aubergine, an orange, a laughing apple with squinting eyes.   The contended little aubergine is centred in our sight, while the mischievous orange directly to the side seems to know something, we can tell this from his grin and laughingly delighted eyes.   And [...]

Poetry: An Eyesore – 11/11/19

Herein lies this creature, the cause for great alarm. Idly he stares at you, dead socket, your heart beats, skips and thumps.   You’ve never seen a thing like this, the glassy glossy sheen is making you spin, there’s nothing living beneath the surface, surely? Though you’re still frightened, this creature makes you feel so [...]