FALLING THROUGH SPACE

    Ghost clouds gather over an ice-cold ocean of marble we cannot break through. Maybe there is something deeper within its depths that we have missed.   All breath is naked. Movement has been muffed. The air rigid. Nothing left to cover up.   I blush under your absence or do I blush before […]

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BORDERS AND BOUNDARIES, NO.28, NAPOWRIMO

  Walls cannot keep us from war, defences are not always the deterrent, destiny is not capable  of being confined in a cage. I captured a corner of comfort  but it grew cold,  capturer and captive,  alone is not alive, solitude is not always  the solution when looking for solace. All words and drawings by […]

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BETWEEN THE BONE AND BROKEN, PART 1; HEAVY. DUTY

  Heavy. Duty. Responsibility is weighty. Weighs on the burdens, on the burdens that mount. How the distance mounts over the months. The years. The tears. The fears. The identities. The identities we partake in, we personas we put on, we pretend to, we play with, the personalities we scrub away to start again. Once […]

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KISS HIM

  ‘Kiss me before the light fades into the dream of what once was’ she pleads. Kiss him and fall, and then look for him, let her look for him, falling through the fine hold of false hope as he moves off to twist through other sheets. Kiss him and he is gone evaporated in […]

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AN UNOBTAINABLE NEED, A SHORT STORY

  He stands in the shadows, staring out the window of his one bedroom suburban house onto the street outside. The late afternoon sunlight skirts the jaded red carpet as if looking for a way out. An old typewriter gathers dust on a desk next to stacks of unwanted, and seemingly unworthy, manuscripts. A breeze […]

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LOVE SONG

    He moved in shadows in ghostly strides that gained on nothing  but grains that slipped through the hands of time, She lingered in loss under caged cobwebs where the widow in black had weaved her the witch from a pantomime. She lived two floors up an attic assembly of ageing antiques fading to dust and […]

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