A poetic foray into digestion

Her stomach gurgles, her belly quivers, Her eyes dart round, her body shivers, Her blood is pumping, pupils dilating, Her brain firing signals, neurons pulsating.   “I’m hungry” she says, stomping her feet, Her hands curled in fists, her cheeks pink with heat, Her blood sugars low, her brain senses the threat, Hypoglycaemic, she’s gettingContinue reading “A poetic foray into digestion”

An unrequited (uninvited) infatuation.

It’s rather cruel this life we live in black and white, and colour, The more we have the more we give, the more that we do suffer.   The more we learn the less we know, Oh, the irony of knowledge, An unfair joke, a punchline that we refuse to acknowledge.   I’m grieving andContinue reading “An unrequited (uninvited) infatuation.”

A letter to a loved one

Firstly, may I just say, I love you very much, That love will never falter, a time-enduring touch Of hearts entwined together, forever it will last. Nothing could ever change that; future, present or past.   I’m sorry you’re unhappy, it breaks my fragile heart To see you in your misery, to see you fallContinue reading “A letter to a loved one”

Sunday morning

Bleary eyed and fuzzy headed I wake up with a start And feel the dryness of my mouth and hear the thudding of my heart Which drowns out unfinished thoughts and the memories of last night Flashing through my weary brain, withdrawing from the light That streams in through my windows taunting me with middayContinue reading “Sunday morning”

Writers Block

I’m a writer, I’m a poet, It’s a gift, they say, I know it! Helps me fine tune all the voices All the questions all the choices Running through my busy brain: Sorting crazy from the sane. Helping me to find a way When I’ve had a rubbish day.   But today the words won’tContinue reading “Writers Block”