Poetry

Delia in the Attic ©

June 21, 2013
Delia in the Attic ©

When Delia died she disappeared From mouth and mind Passing away into the past, The collective family memory Described Delia …Read the Rest

She Lies on Pearls ©

March 30, 2013
She Lies on Pearls ©

  Who would think his lingering Over a glass of water Would catch her eye? Who would think his fingering …Read the Rest

Did I Breathe ©

January 25, 2013
Did I Breathe ©

Did I breathe before I knew you? Did the Sun press it’s hot beams To my cold core? All I …Read the Rest

Monotone Haze ©

January 20, 2013
Monotone Haze ©

Back in the monotone days When a hug felt foreign And kisses were wet, Uncommon and awkward The desert breeze …Read the Rest

Mourning Morning Mist ©

January 17, 2013
Mourning Morning Mist ©

When the mourning morning mist Wraps it’s slender fingers Around the crooked trees, I see her perfect shape A shape …Read the Rest

Beside the Muslin Drapes ©

December 26, 2012
Beside the Muslin Drapes ©

We listened to him singing Beside the muslin drapes, Butt cheeks clinging To the teak sill. Digits dizzy dancing On …Read the Rest

The Girl in the Moon ©

December 19, 2012
The Girl in the Moon ©

The girl in the Moon Got there too soon, Patting her hair In a giant balloon. She landed with grace …Read the Rest

Arthur and Mildred ©

December 10, 2012
Arthur and Mildred ©

They discussed the merits of crisps Arthur kneeling beside Mildred, Mildred sitting in a wheelchair At the end of the …Read the Rest

My Precipice ©

November 30, 2012
My Precipice ©

Life at the edge With no intention of leaping, Just learning how it feels. The rush of the wind The …Read the Rest

Dirty Molly ©

November 14, 2012
Dirty Molly ©

Old dirty Molly Exists in the house Where the green grass grows too high, Right behind the broken wall Where …Read the Rest