There is a place in the throat You can feel it when you swallow Words They form a clump Like a jar lid Keeping emotions inside Contained Be careful of the seal Things can go rotten in there Restraint is commendable But stomach acid does terrible Things To an inside that doesn’t ring true
I’ll put on my brave face And you shall don yours And between us The truth lies over and over as if nothing else matters But maintaining The lie That is bravery honoured And fear denied *Let me be clear – bravery, is not always the stoic face of the trained warrior It is also […]
Why do we say ten words to replace the only one we really mean? Sorry.
Raw Passionate Radiating Being Flowers are popping out all over your skin Barely perceptible to the eye There is a flash of colour In everything you do The way you move Charisma That starburst dimpled smile When you walk out of room All of the air is sucked dry Leaving A Heavy Gloom And slightly […]
It’s the Leo full moon As I type it’s early morning here Dark Yet the big heavy moon hangs like a tea drop Like a mirror Like a silver plate of my Grandmothers That as a child I used to stare into Who are we? Who am I? We have all these layers that life […]
I have at least fifty blog posts sitting in “drafts” What to post and why and how is a daily question Sometimes it is answered simply A piece of poetry flows out onto the keyboard easily and nicely and I hit post because it just says it all so concisely. Then there are the other […]
As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today, I know, this is “AUTHENTICITY”. As I began to love myself I understood how much it can offend somebody As I try to force my desires on this person, […]