Scribbles from me to you

My poetry & prose



#OctPoWriMo 2019 #1 The darkness will not keep me down

When the night is black like pitch, With darkness creeping close; Staining everything it touches, Draining your joy and life Until emptiness is all that remains Remember always A tiny spark a forest fire will alight Its warmth and light... Continue Reading →

#NaPoWriMo2017 #3 – The List

THE LIST Tears and fears and panic attacks Asthma inhalers and ambulance backs Anxiety, worry, pain and stress My work is not good for my health! Mortgage and bills and food and pets Clothes, shoes and roof to keep out... Continue Reading →

Patches of Work

Alone in a crowded room Hands flicker in meditative state As voices share the weekly news. Blocks of memory as patterns appear A story emerges from coloured cloth Rich palette of family history shared. This one was mine, I wore... Continue Reading →

Freaky Cat

Our Middy cat was ill, gave us quite a scare Though the vet was really freaked by her 1000 yard stare


The scent of autumn So crisp and strong Fills my lungs with song. I want to sing and dance Where the harlequin leaf Falls and rustles at my feet.

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