Totem – Extract 6

Beep. Beep. Whurr. Beep. Beep. Whurr. Beep. Beep. Such were the noises I heard when I regained consciousness. Eyes still closed but my mind growing clearer and clearer by the minute. The bitter smell of medicine and antisceptic assaulted my nose and I was painfully aware of the bright sun hitting my closed eyelids. My…

Nearly January again

Nearly January again Completing the cycle all over again 120-odd poems later Wondering what this new year will bring Will he come back? What awaits me? Family, new friendships, a new love or two Sooner or later * Birds fly above, twittering, chirping, those same birds as always Becoming somebody new, With a core and old…

France Playlist

Gnossienne No. 1 – Erik Satie Gnossienne No. 3 – Erik Satie Gnossienne No. 5 – Erik Satie Je te veux – Erik Satie Under Giant Trees – Agnes Obel  

Wreaths of vine

I clutched with my claws As the Earth descended Hoping beyond hope that The world had ended * Wreaths of vine and moss clung To my limbs as I admitted defeat Amongst rosebushes and peonies I was hung As my throat choked and my heart ceased its beat (9:56) 29/11/15

Ideal Playlist

  Pontoon – Emma Louise Boy (Carl Fath & Fausto Fanizza Radio Edit) – Emma Louise Alaska – Josh Record Nearly Curtains – Keaton Henson Lovers 1 – Alpine Lovers 2 – Alpine Softsides – Alpine Gasoline – Alpine