Tag Archives: comfort

Poetry Prompt 61 – Holiday – Just Us

Sun Sand Resort Luxury Just us.   We went to the island We went alone No one to bother us A week of relaxation Just us.   Sleeping in Spa baths Exotic foods Lounging by the pool Just us.   … Continue reading

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Meeting the Bar ~ Repetition, Repetition, Repetition – Demon

Demons you said demons Coming at you through the walls Up through the pavements Run you said run. Demons are not the same for you as for me My demons you said run round in my mind Laugh at me … Continue reading

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MTB– Connecting the unconnectable or// join the “young wild” for a bit?

You have surprised me You are not as I am accustomed Not once have you called me by name Stupid, ignorant, dumb, irrational Is there something wrong with you? You face betrays your age Your behaviour belies your years How … Continue reading

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Poetry Prompt 37 – Favourite colour – Blue

Little boy blue a girl once called me I was in my first teaching year Must have been obvious to one and all Blue was my colour of choice. There’s something warm about a good blue I don’t always discriminate … Continue reading

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Poetics ~ Seeding – New Family

My children are killing me At me day and night I haven’t time to think Haven’t time to breathe They want, they demand How do I get to love them? When all I do is run after them?   Never … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge 11 “Fever by You” – I Heard You Call

Despair comes to mind Cast into a pit of loneliness Left to wallow In a mire of my own excrement. Self inflicted I was told Deserving of nothing A pitiless, Laughing stock, A herald of shame. I had become content … Continue reading

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Poetry Prompt 29 – Questions – Do I Know You?

Do I know you? What makes you think that? Weren’t you at school with me? What school would that be? Did you go to St Catherine’s? Are you the girl who read all the time and woped class? You knew … Continue reading

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Poetry Prompt 27 – Your 100th Birthday

My dear friends, I am happy you were able to attend tonight Its not everyday one gets to be one hundred years old. My children have come from around the world With their children and their children again. All up … Continue reading

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Fairytale Prompt #9 – Down the Rabbit Hole

I followed the rabbit to the bottom of our garden where I found the most extraordinary thing. Just past the old mulberry tree there was a small hole. I was sure it wasn’t there the last time I ventured to … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #9 “Lotus Song” – Miracle

A dream Became months, Then weeks Now days I await your rising For so long we wondered Do you have it in you? Will you grace us with your presence? Come crawling from your cocoon Enfolding us once again in … Continue reading

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