ALL THAT REMAINS

I walked to you today Along the rocky shore As the winds roared And the rain fell, Soft upon my face. I walked to you today In hiking boots And specs of snow, Though hills and dales And pools of tide. I walked to you today To where you stood, To the cliff you’ve claimed, […]

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I Smile

I smile To break the silence, I smile To deflect the darkness, I smile To wake the day, I smile To kill the fear, I smile To steady the tears, falling, I smile To remind myself I can, I smile To remind myself of all that can be, better, I smile To find the joy, […]

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LIVING

I am angry, Tired, sleepless, restless, Bitter, torn And twisted. I am tearful, Frightened, silenced, muted, Mixed up, maddened And pestered. I am bloody Boiling, brooding, blushing, Bending over Backwards. But I’m alive Surviving, breathing, breaking, Living, learning, Evolving.

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MOTHERS CHILD

We are carved and we are cared for, Cuddled and coddled all our lives, But we are, will always remain A mother’s creation, the love And labour of the hands That first held us. I see you In me, in the minutes so simple, In the moments so precious, Sometimes so predictable, Other times obscure. […]

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THE DARK ABYSS

Darkness Like a blanket Pulled too tight On a warm day And sweeps Over the body And seeps, Like a sickness, Beneath the skin. Darkness, Like clouds blocking Out a summers sun, Covers life from light And sucks, Like a leech, At love And laughter. Darkness, Like the enemy, Fakes falsities To befriend you Then […]

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FOLD IN THE SHEET

Lost in the fold in the sheet That separates us, so close We slumber, in our own reverie, Slipping apart in the trappings That coil around us, while you Do not turn to look, to see me Tangled. Lost in the fold in the sheet, My arms caught by my side, My legs entwined in […]

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