Monthly Archives: April 2017

Female 1

Female 1 She kept a caterpillar-handbag full of chomping inmates eating away her neuroses Sloughing a carapace is not easy it shucks the soul’s skin away in pockets and compartments there are thousands of shivering husks less lovely than their … Continue reading

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Earth – a poem for World Earth Day

Earth In its cloaked or muddy-striped clarity Occluded or shining through the lacework It is the warmth and the alien chilliness Of astounding starflowers, juicy fat red poppies With black eyes and blue pollen, It is a birth painted with … Continue reading

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Kingsman

Kingsman Your hair that I hid in A membrane of silence Vibrating the fuzz On a moth O kingsman Can I speak to you? By all that is thin, shaded, worn Ancient and frayed I will search the gold air Unwinding … Continue reading

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Miranda

Miranda I think of the world, The sudden violence and the angry mobs The despots and the samurai, the warlords and armies Edifices of skulls, fortresses of twisted metal The shadows of children left  smeared on walls and ramparts I thought … Continue reading

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Ouch!A Moral Story

 Ouch! A Moral Story- I was born just the sort of person that fits in. Two legs, eyes and a nose. I had other attributes and my sexuality was unquestionably mainstream. I was the right colour as well, what luck! … Continue reading

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Minotaurina

Minotaurina Snip snip snip went the little scissors cutting into the silk cloth. Perhaps the magic was deeper in the delicate places than the strong tight wove parts. The half hearted people were not as brave as the fairy stories,; … Continue reading

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Mandelbrot

As steps of shadows ache, let all things fall there is a pattern but none within can make sense of it at all so push or drift as silk or stone will slide or crash within the chamber exposing pain … Continue reading

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