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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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Stars

​As I marvel at the Winter Triangle of stars The ruddy light of Betelgeuse shines redly As Procyon and Sirius cavort and leap.. The majesty and mystery an endless canopy Space dust..supernova and white giants Hurtling at unimaginable speeds Strange … Continue reading

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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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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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Departures (poem)

Stay your hand o clock Rush not dawn’s onset Let me linger in this twilight Wonderingly Enthralled by his sleeping smile The sweetness of his breath upon my lips Every curve perfection His beating heart finding an echo within mine … Continue reading

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Imagination (poem)

A great imagination it’s a blessing it’s a curse If things are going well they could always turn for worse Faces at the window Rats under the bed Monsters in the closet Spiders overhead

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