Category: Poetry

What The Nose Knows

  They say ‘The nose knows…” I believe they are right Whether it sniffs or it blows. Never take for granted  The ability to sense The presence of poison, Pheromone,  Scents To enrich or endanger Life as we know it. Oh, poor unappreciated nose! Unless it bleeds or […]

No Means No

She said no, But he saw red. With blood in his eye He forced her to bed… Closing his eyes, He drifted to sleep. She lay awake, Refusing to weep. Hearing him snore, She aimed for his head. Her sheets were white, But they saw red. Mother Hen Admittedly, […]

Sunset 9 October 2016

 “A large drop of sun lingered on the horizon and then dripped over and was gone, and the sky was brilliant over the spot where it had gone, and a torn cloud, like a bloody rag, hung over the spot of its going. And dusk crept over the […]

Baby Daddy

They say opposites attract. It’s true – and I envy your reserve, My wallflower man, So shy, so distant. Dignity personified, And saddled with me, A muddy puppy of a girl. I wonder –  will you love This pink, wriggling blob With your nose and my hair…? Will you […]

Women’s Intuition

It’s a thought, a feeling That defies definition, Cognition evading Any true exposition – But I know, I feel in the depths of my bones That something’s amiss! (Call it women’s intuition.) You can mock, You can laugh, But if you don’t listen, What you fear most Will come To […]