Category: Poetry

The pain finds the pockets

Pain coursing through the veins Unyielding and smothering Taking over every joint Warping the mind and disturbing the synapses In time, it becomes the pain And in turn, the pain searches It then finds pockets in which to breed It doesn’t hide but it plays peekaboo Tick tock, […]

Came guns blazing

Easy going, filled with mirth But being toppled over wasn’t on her agenda Little did they know that little Bo Peep was standing her ground This was her turf Her mind was all rapid fire She came guns blazing Her wit was sharp Her facts straight Her inner […]

And, I wept

I stand before a deep red sea Staring out into the horizon Wondering whether to flee Knowing that already there are many spies in And, despise them I do Betrayal runs deep But I stand still asking for a clue I do already know I will leap For […]

You don’t know me

You label and liable You point and accuse You speak without a noble tongue You share a manufactured anger You vilify the air You use your power to diminish But you’re in a putrid bubble of obstinance But you have no foundation But you don’t know me You […]

It’s time to find time

The morning light is so dark The heart racing The eyes tired but can’t be shut The throat is tight The lips protruding Breathe in, Breathe out Count some more sheep Yet the ghosts linger and float about Not much to be done Supposedly there’s fun to be […]