Monthly Archives: February 2017

Nostalgia

I walk down the avenue at the back of our house. When I was a young child the bows of the trees would heave with pink blossom and the pavement was carpeted with silky petals. I’d dance through fairyland throwing … Continue reading

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Love is violent. An assault on someone else’s being. I’m taking you along for the fight. I have to capture you first.

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A Dedication

It blossomed like a bud that bloomed in the dew. When presented with petals you gave their perfume. They glow far away from the cold winter’s gloom, Stemmed from the stalk of a plant there are few.   An unknown … Continue reading

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Elusive Woman

The last time was the last time. I tried to convince her it was something else but she was having none of it. She swung it between her fingers like a pendulum in front of my nose as I feigned … Continue reading

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Bones

Have you ever been abused by your next-door neighbour’s cat? The ecliptic visions flash of that pathetic excuse for an instrument of self-torture that is forced to do your bidding despite its physical weakness of futile serrated edges…sawing away at … Continue reading

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A Picturesque Seascape

As I gaze across the open sea, Waves crashing to and fro The sunset blazing across the sky And seagulls flying low.   The ferocity of the raging storm The angry, fiery sky. The shingle withdrawing up the beach, The … Continue reading

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Synaesthesia

Stars of colour burst and fade, Replaced by brighter hues reflecting shapes Etched on paper, spoken by the tongue, Dancing in glorious transcendence Like drops of melted paint. A vivid rainbow of graphemes, A profound and fleeting impression, It flickers … Continue reading

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