Monthly Archives: August 2020

She Picked The Shoes

She picked the shoes in pink with winding straps,of wuthering height, impressive, so divine.A sizzling date the reason why, perhaps she picked the shoes. Her expertise with heels was borderline.Doc Martens were the norm, with tightened flaps.She tottered upright, poise … Continue reading

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She Lays Flowers

She lays flowers by a green painted fence.Others lay them too, but not so often now.Some tell her, stop, but she knows he can senseshe lays flowers. Today she leaves tulips and a quiet vow;she’ll keep him close. A meagre recompense … Continue reading

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Encounter

‘Your face held a history that I wasn’t part of’ Continue reading

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The Gatekeeper

Father said that compliance was the gatekeeper of life.A concept not easily embraced by the mind of a boy.Obedience from wife and childwas a man’s entitlement.Mouth shut.Ears open.Obey, respect, praise, pray.When Mother was raped,I was mute.When her wounds wept,I shivered … Continue reading

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