Category: Poetry

The Gilded Wood

There are wonders to be found In a gilded wood Damp in melted frost, Awash with ancient sunshine, Alive with the chattering rush of squirrels, The honking goose, Birdsong of a thousand melodies, The subtle crunch of damp leaves And hidden bogs of sucking mud. My breath rises […]


The gold-eyed serpent JEALOUSY (Author and architect of fallacy) Hears what she wishes, Seeks proof to her claims, Fashions guilt from innocence, Slanders. Maims. Reputations lie wounded. She has blood in her teeth – She bites at scabs And licks underneath. She is right and correct To rip […]

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 […]