Monthly Archives: August 2016

War Baby

War Baby There is so much sadness in this dusty child Not enough skin to wrap around, protect us From such sights as these To which god shall we pray? They say, inevitability, casualty Not ours, so… Source: War Baby

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War Baby

War Baby There is so much sadness in this dusty child Not enough skin to wrap around, protect us From such sights as these To which god shall we pray? They say, inevitability, casualty Not ours, so why should we care? … Continue reading

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Rapunzel

  Rapunzel The body does not sleep as it is bid: It opens and seeps and flowers Its ministries are ineluctable Even in nocturnal folly It urges an awakening unto the dream It completes itself on the stem Of a young man who … Continue reading

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Imperfect Arcadia

Imperfect Arcadia Dammed up water overflows from a spring Decorate my face with flowers then! Bid them leave offerings beneath my eyes My mouth opens like a fish O drunkenly… There is no meaning in becoming a waterfall There is no sense in … Continue reading

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New Book – Maja. Click on cover to see on lulu

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New Book Maja by Veronica Aldous click below

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Danaë

Danaë The trees have been so whipped by gods They show their tears in drifts of coins Paying their obeisance to the soil In flashing polka dots strewn like confetti Upon the veils of still-green juices I am affronted by … Continue reading

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