Monthly Archives: December 2015

Give me a Piece of your Fat Cherry Pie

Give me a Piece of your Fat Cherry Pie Words like custard tarts, words like trifles Words I can use like pasty marzipan glitter Hot dolly gingermen, marshmallow phoenix Pecking at chocolate grain, explosion of hot caramel Jellybell, jelly whispers, … Continue reading

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The Old Year

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The Old Year

The Old Year ( for the nameless good) Silken time falls from fingers to tired to hold them now So many knots untied and unravelled before nightfall People climb slow stairs, My arms lift great weights as if only Simple … Continue reading

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Dreamosphere

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Dreamosphere

Dreamosphere Mortal said we would sit high on a hill under a silk tent We got the children ready in their white and coloured clothes Had a basket of  strange gold and purple fruit Things that stain the earth and make it rich as … Continue reading

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Dark Flower

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Dark Flower

Dark Flower Mortal was born in a chink, a cleft He is a thought-baby, a serpent-child Working up from the mazy depths He traversed a boundary, becoming A violet stain upon paper, on silk Sometimes he is a transgression A … Continue reading

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