SWAN NECK

  Swans have long necks though not as long as giraffes but I wonder still if they can see further upstream than the rest of us whose necks barely stem a few inches above the clavicle. The current is a nonstop exciting confusion, waves of wisdom and what ifs- what if I fall, what if […]

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BRIGHT LIGHTS IN GARDEN PONDS

  Stars dance at the bottom of the back garden where the rain waits in shallow ponds for the earth to lick it dry. Reflections are dependent on position- you cannot catch the moon lying on the ground from the front window where the sun lingered a little longer today than the tear stained back […]

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WE WERE NOT DESIGNED TO SELF -DESTRUCT

  Fans open like a chest catching air, clouds sweep the mountain like a bellow baying, colour is just a caress away from grey, a breath can be unbearable if the body is breaking, a cloud is a cup of rain not fully considered. We climb over mountains to where the air is lighter and […]

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YELLOW LIGHT

  I never knew how far I could bend before I would break until it snapped before the sunrise before the yearning of the yellow light found me longing, looking for a lost breath in the back of a dark chest I had filled with every worry that wasn’t mine. Even an elastic knows its […]

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PLAY HIM

  Play me he pleaded and she conceded, trickle a tune along my spine make thee mine. I’ll make you whine she promised him and so she played him then she laid him then she splayed him. She teased the sheets she scorched the score and she nibbled on notes he never even knew existed […]

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WITHOUT NEEDING

Rip from me My heart And allow me Not to care. To love Right now Is too worthless, Too wearisome. I am weighed down With sadness And torment. Let me feel Nothing Anymore. I beg you. Let me live Without needing Or being needed. Let me pack up emotions And store them away, Safely, Securely, […]

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