It's been a while since I've written a post (mainly due to my dissertation that has been consuming me for the past few months) but since it's world poetry day today it would be rude not to! So here it is: a poem taken from the first draft of my dissertation with a few tweaks… Continue reading Sticky Bars
Morning breaks; deafening bold, a weary sky turns to gold. Remnants of snow melt from the scene, Slushy grey turns to green. Young buds start to bloom, in sync, What once was green turns to pink. Then mother nature shakes her head and yellow leaves turn to red. Sunlight shortens day by day, Vibrant blues… Continue reading Seasons of Colour
You paint white lines across the sky, Casting through the blue. Merging shades, patterns form, A picture that you drew. Adding trees, outlines show, Your brush flurries from up high. Now branches form: black on blue, A silhouette upon the sky.
Yours lips that used to touch so soft, Give gentle, tender kisses. They speak the words she cannot hear, The truth of what you’ve done. Cheat they say Scandal. But that’s not the words she hears. It’s the innocence of knowing You don’t love her anymore. The butterflies, they used to flap, But… Continue reading Words
In a sea of blurring faces, One stands crystal clear. Eyes glazed, a simple smile, She sheds a single tear. In a swarm of screaming fans, Amongst the rumbling sound, She stands isolated: Lost but also found.
Darkness seeps under doors, Stealing through the cracks. It slinks along the corridors And eats her from within. Ivy clings to her frail frame, It holds her standing tall. But inside she is weeping From memories long gone. Empty rooms of ash and gloom Old footprints in the dust. She saw them all pass on… Continue reading Lady of the House
Here hang her old dresses, from a long time ago, When dancing was all of the range. Left alone and forgotten, They're what's left of the good old days. For the older she got, the more she forgot, But those dresses always remained. Tucked up in the wardrobe, all frills and fluff, Always ready… Continue reading Her Dancing Dresses