Monthly Archives: December 2016

Old Year

They cut through the hillside revealing the light.They found me with my coat sleeves fraying in soft threads. Velvet eyed in the twilight, as stunned a moonstruck doe! With the door hanging on its hinges as though it no longer … Continue reading

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Trees take us to the Light

Engorged with cold light Gulping the days Wanting The cold White World of roots and biting Wanting Its own stranger.   Veronica Aldous 2016 All rights reserved  

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The Kitchen Gods are at it again

The Kitchen Gods are at it again small things reflect on larger either way understanding death is a bewilderment of hot wired fancies.   Veronica Aldous all rights reserved 2016

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Blue Coffee at Solstice

  Blue Coffee at Solstice Solstice runs its tongue along the horizon Tasting the iron and salt in the forest’s edge Light creeps round the tower’s clock Showing the shattered side As well as the perfect profile. Animals run gravely past … Continue reading

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Tidal

Tidal Harbours are where we hide our eyes A  mutual love of grey green sea Legs stretched out, brick wall behind We survey the differences How your hands seem less sure How  some silence is an alembic I weigh up a resentful … Continue reading

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Midnight

Midnight Midnight sulked in its chamber, watching the witchlights Out on the bay, strands of  unborn thoughts Flaring and dying as we all do. He saw a comet some days before The arc of it scored the sky; as if … Continue reading

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Cate’s Lipstick

This is from my book Mortal which is available on Amazon Cate’s Lipstick   Cate Blanchett is incandescing, having a red lipstick moment She dissembles, is caught out, winces. Her phone rings twice, and the camera pans to the low … Continue reading

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