Monthly Archives: October 2016

2016

The whole world’s free falling, lurching into crisis but he smothers all my sisters talk With talk and talk of Isis. I don’t like this – this silence of a female mouthpiece I can barely breathe my voice is now … Continue reading

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The Broken Ships

Two ships were visible against the wet horizon. He anchorless, she rudderless drifting in a sea of eloquent sadness so vast it seemed colourless.  One ship succumbed to the greyness pouring into her galley, water leaking  through portholes pecked by … Continue reading

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Baggage

About me: I go away on holiday Independently And Emotionally all the shit I carry with me always with me always weighing down so inconveniently Is left behind, like the water bottles they ban on the way to planes.  Firm-voiced … Continue reading

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Palms

I. For a man: I have written your name on the palms of my hands I exult sunwards and you are the first to share in the light. For another man: I have written your name on the palms of … Continue reading

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