Where molecules become air I will meet you there Amidst the transformation that occurs Innocent of our observation Crinkles of a smile Appear at the corner of your eyes And I sigh Tension passing Dawn unfurling from night Begins with colour Streaking But first we lose the stars We could mourn their passing Or be […]
I’ve been having a lot of epiphanies latelyThose moments when life shifts completelyDoors open into rooms you didn’t even know were thereHadn’t consideredThings so shockingly mind bending that they rattleAnd discombobulateFamily thingsInner thingsOuter thingsIt’s like a constant vibration is on the roll within and without at the momentIn the momentIt always has been this way […]
It is the tragedy of life That our self esteem is a wandering thing We think it firmly locked within And yet it sneaks out in the dead of night Tracks away into town Following the lights And music When morning comes, we wake bereft Wondering At the small shreds that are left tuckered out […]
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 […]
Fault lines are the things Which run under the skin Beneath the earth Unseen Chaos Waiting to erupt You have to know Why they are there Because only then Can you hope to avoid the triggers *others… http://athousandbitsofpaper.com/2019/11/03/holding-stones/ Or http://athousandbitsofpaper.com/2017/07/21/song-of-the-flightless-birs/
Is the art of make up application simply part of enhancing your self esteem or something more?
Isn’t high self esteem just armour created by the ego to defend itself? If so – what is a worthier goal?
A tree reflected in a puddle is still a tree The moon reflected in the river is still a moon The sky reflected in the ocean is still the sky You are not what you see (or think you see) reflected in someone’s eyes You are you Like the tree The sky Or the moon […]
Sorry Sorry Yes please! Please Sorry Sorry Thankyou Thankyou so much! Oh sorry Excuse me Sorry Oh thanks Thanks so much Bye A woman ordering a blueberry muffin The server doesn’t hear her Such is the smallness of her voice So she apologises Apologises for her existence Her mistake Like it is a true error […]
Hello cellulite Hello little dimple I know your name But I haven’t met this new wrinkle Welcome Welcome to the skin That I live in You’ll have lots of company Look to my thigh There are freckles there And Moles And as you climb higher A stretch mark enfolds Where I’ve lost weight Or gained […]