Monthly Archives: September 2013

Banana

Oftentimes, the destruction we wreak upon ourselves imitates the damage done to us in the past. Behaviour copies behaviour; sometimes we fall apart, and we realise that it is not what has happened to us that is peeling away the … Continue reading

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A Limerick for my Best Friend, Ava:

There once was a girl called Ava, Who really liked the bowtie I gave her; We danced making pasta, The music got faster, And we found our attire added to the flavour

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Locked Lips Tell No Lies – Extract 5

Her voice is large enough to fill a room, so large my voice is an imitation. I answer, echoes bounding back, small and infinite. What I think is not always said out loud. I am the reflecting place for her … Continue reading

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Locked Lips Tell No Lies – Extract 4

Theo could never leave. Her eyes do not roam, because what is hers has already been found. She talks endlessly about what will be, and at night she dreams her plans, awake or otherwise. I hear her talking in her … Continue reading

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Skittle

Leg bent, I pushed, Pairs of pins Against the marks Hand flexed Bed stretched, I drew the arc Grip, triple-hold In the box, White-lined sheets To bowl Three strikes In the score I kissed your mouth And let go Across … Continue reading

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Purple Monochrome

¬†Inspired by Carol Ann Duffy’s ‘Steam’ (taken from¬†Love Poems). By the clock, Waiting unfolds: This many minutes To be counted and creased A line of blank sheets, Wanting your feet To blot a path To my door Prints dark, blooming … Continue reading

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