Category Archives: Poetry

The Kite (poem)

Languishing atop the wardrobe the kite dreamed Of breezy, balmy days Its painted eyes gazing fixedly at the sun Watching the clouds racing ever westward In their formless, fluid beauty Weaving ever-changing patterns in the haze. Its wings dipping, soaring … Continue reading

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The Indian Tree (poem)

The Indian tree stood tall on the hill If lightning hadn’t struck  It’d stand there still. With rotted black heart And bleached white bones. Passing at night  Its shadow stretched dark As fingers of dread Clutch at my heart.

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Life (poem)

The course is set The die is cast Live every day As if your last Marie 

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I’m Not Meat 

​I’m not a piece of meat  hanging on your every word I don’t need your approval your lascivious lustful lechery leaves me cold I feel your eyes crawling over my skin unwelcome intrusive grasping and emboldened by the curve of … Continue reading

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Faith (poem)

There’s a distinct lack of benches In this cemetery. Sinking down upon the grass I rest my back against a friendly tree And ponder… The constraints of rhyme in poetry… With no haste and time to waste I taste rain … Continue reading

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Worries (poem) 

I really wish I knew for sure What concerns people do adore,  That keep them wrapped inside their head  Until they may as well be dead.  Concerns are like people  So many which produce so little.  So like any chump … Continue reading

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Endings and beginnings (poem)

To find Peace of mind I’ll leave it all behind… Marie 

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I Don’t Love You (poem)

For Reece,  my muse. ’nuff said. Marie   I love the colour blue But I don’t love you I love the smell of cut grass The cries of birds that pass Scything overhead I love your bed My head Pillowed … Continue reading

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Whispers

A weeping woman slouches at the foot of a grave. On the headstone sits a raven,  but in his black eye is nothing and nothing is reflected there.   The wind whispers,  it blows upon her tears but it does … Continue reading

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The tree

Happy Christmas everyone.   The tree In childhood days when I was low there was a tree to whom I’d go And spill my heart of all its woes but that was many years ago. When sorrow choked me thick … Continue reading

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