You never did.

You watched me struggle To love myself And chose to let me Love you instead. Captivated by My open heart You stuck in your thumb For a sweet taste of it. You punished My defenceless longing With lashes of your tongue across my hips And sent me away. You bathed your wounds In the brine … Continue reading

The man who loves snow

The Man Who Loves Snow Sometimes I can see her Smiling approach. Ethereal as feathers Grounded as stone Shaping the land around me. Changing the vista To something mistier. Sometimes I can see her Faraway in his eyes Green fields glistening now With pure white silk. I did not know That she was snow. Blowing … Continue reading

#morning

#morning

Worlds collide Sheets get rucked up. It’s somehow in balance Though it may look Unorthodox.

Meh. Break Up Poems.

Meh. Break Up Poems.

1. Straight off the train and it’s hanging in the air. Scanning everywhere For a glimpse of a moment gone by. I feel his hand on my thigh. Your name in lights, literally, above the night. Your name in lights, literally, above the night. It’s that time again When we began. The air feels just … Continue reading

No Ball Games

No Ball Games

A: Wanna knock a ball around with me? B: Sure – I love tennis. A: No, I really definitely don’t want to play tennis, I’ve just finished a long tennis match, I’m kinda done with tennis for a bit and don’t have the capacity to focus on all the rules and the structure and the … Continue reading

Slow burn

Slow burn

Sat with my feet on the opposite chair Because the floor is cold In my mind. Elbows on the table And my back pressed Into the awkward angles Of the front of the Rayburn. It is only on simmer. This cough is Clearing the grief From the depths of my lungs. It is sticky and … Continue reading

Check In & Baggage Drop

Check In & Baggage Drop

As I sat rocking on the bathroom floor, unable to stand from the agonising twists in my belly, sweating and pale and vomiting from pain, I knew that all I could do was sit with myself through the intense waves and know that they would pass and I would be OK. I couldn’t move from … Continue reading