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Epitaphs in Verse - Reflections in the Eyes of a Poet

The eyes behind a head inclined reflect a universe Of shanty towns and kings in crowns and parties in a hearse, Of heaping mounds of coffee grounds...

Trip from Trinidad - 6 More on Mairi

One day Elsie and Mairi were sent to collect a wounded officer from Lokeren, six miles north-east of Ghent, and dangerously close to the German lines...

It Is More Important To Be Kind than Clever

I have been a member of IAM Group Limited for 4 years and in that span of time, I have dealt with a lot of people of different backgrounds and...

California Dreamin'

Thank you for calling in January, Continental drift in new alignment: The redrawn line of our estuary Worlds apart, no more confinement. Perhaps not...

Untitled

She screamed, "Go away!" To her demons. They mocked her. Ignored her. Her voice got weaker and weaker. "... go away... please..." They laughed at her...

Break My Heart

Break my heart that I give to you. Tell me lies Abuse me I don't deserve you. I don't deserve to live But you make me. I'm afraid of you But so in...

What I'm Told

I look around The world surrounding me Convinced me That I have to be anorexic to be pretty That I need a boyfriend to be happy That if you listen to...

Leggings - Hemp and Greed!

Before the “Lee's” and the end of too interesting times and the deaths of many of my close 'friends' who had sworn to bring me up until the last one...

Maeshowe

From runes to ruins: Erasing my past, my old stories Thrown startled in the bin, Childhood writings next to banana peel Viewing the barrow from above...
Cherry

Charleston

I wish I could see you dance the Charleston, Gramophone squawking in the summer air, A gorgeous brunette in 20s’ fashion Dancing simply for joy,...

Piss poor performance

He was never any good at anything just surprising how can someone be continously poor everyone is good at something he wasn't he couldnt even breathe...
Cherry

Kinetic (Poetry Monthly)

Response to the Poetry Monthly prompt "view through a window" (although I'm looking the other way - from the outside in).

Lost in me

Lost in you am i lost in me i am crying tears but they don't come down my cheek they are inside where they hide scare to show i might lose control...

Scream

Just scream Feelings welling up inside... balled up but expanding. rising... feel like I'm exploding. Frustration and lack of... control and...

Jim's wife

As he quickly removed his coat, he gave her a kiss on the cheek. He did it out of habit, it meant nothing to him, but to her, that kiss was...

Slow Down (Song)

1. (1st Verse Sounds Monotonous and obsessive) He looked at the train coming down the track. He looked at the train coming down the track. He thought...

Mesmerising Addict

cold seeps through skin cooking it in ice shivers like electric wires Shorting Smell of old urine And unwashed, crotch and bum that's me My sense of...

"We cannot help speaking of what we have seen and heard."*

Continuing the idea of one of my hymns on Sundays : Imprisoned by mere men, God brought them out of jail to tell the way of life to all in public,...

The Black Hole

Bravely, you blast off from the whirling ball of Earth in an ecstasy of speed like a star-knight on a steed. But whatever you do; however you try,...
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