Monthly Archives: July 2016

Willow

  Deep in the willow wandering wood of bracken and brackish pools, of cranes and dragonflies, of sudden movements of mammals and wild fowl, in the sweet wet water flowing over her white toes she stood in a crinoline shift … Continue reading

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The Tower

I sing to fill spaces between hours of emptiness. I sing to the mirror on the wall and to its schism tearing my image apart. I sing to the company I never keep, to the vacancy in my sleep. Lyrics … Continue reading

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Golden Sand

We lie with golden sand beneath us caressing our skin as the green sea laps at the yellow sun-bleached grains, drawing lines, scoring marks, cutting dark and deep. I feel her warmth pour over me like the sea, like the … Continue reading

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The Cupboard Under the Stairs

  Invidious was the time in her bosom, in the cold of night, in every day’s light, through misspent moments of childhood. Grey were the washed walls of my cell in hell that earthly paradise of Eden hanging from the … Continue reading

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