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My poetry & prose



Day 30 #OctPoWriMo – why I write

Prompting from the ether, you have inspired my muse; so many use your special twists to find a path, yield a pen and write pain or love or loss or laughter – our relief, our expression, ourselves, our inner thoughts... Continue Reading →

#OctPoWriMo 2019 #5

Some days the strength is there To rise and dress and go to work Another day, another day And the days roll by Weeks, months, years Until the rut is so deep You cannot even see it - An old... Continue Reading →

#OctPoWriMo 2019 #4 Tetractys

Locked Gilded Silent pain Hidden away These words will never be spoken aloud

#OctPoWriMo 2019 #3 Hiatus

Strength and weakness Joy, hope, despair, pain Fear, love and desire All wrapped up inside This hollow emptiness It gives and takes away It is everything And nothing at all The ultimate symbol Of life

#OctPoWriMo 2019 #2

He slumbers on, our creator The curator We are his dream Each day a scheme A giant who might one day wake And our world break Fragments of sleep From eyes that weep A nightmare from which he awoke Where... Continue Reading →

#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 →

Etchings on Time’s Face #NaPoWriMo2019 #3

Grey streak amongst the brown Laughter lines or small frown Lines that tell the tale Of emotions and life spent From childhood to middlehood We hurry through First school days Then workdays Weekends and holidays All gone in a blink... Continue Reading →

Day 2 #NaPoWriMo2019

The rain fell swiftly this morning Does the rain wait for me? Can it tell the time? And this afternoon again it came Is someone up there gunning for me? To drench me at home time? Do the clouds hover,... Continue Reading →

How to lift the lid on Pandora’s Box #NaPoWriMo2019 #01

Gather all the people Together in one vote. Give them a binary choice On something so convoluted You don't even understand All the connotations And permutations. Then lie, cheat, sling muck Don't worry about the truth It's all relative anyway.... Continue Reading →

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