Category Archives: poetry

Traveller with Limited Vision

She makes her way, unafraid a square white sign taped to her metal walker, trusting that those who head in her direction will honour safe passage. Amid the roar of the rough ocean a flock of geese fly overhead as she … Continue reading

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Signposts

There are paper lanterns strung across the front of an old brick building, their delicate watercolour painted facades hiding moonstruck light, if I hadn’t looked up, I would have missed the mystery floating there. It’s easy to see the variegated … Continue reading

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Waves

Forgiveness, it ebbs and flows over still beating hearts –  lapping eternally against grainy edges, to soften any roughness held there leaving rare sea glass in its wake. In time, we might stumble upon this unexpected treasure, lying innocently upon the … Continue reading

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Foraging

We keep telling ourselves it isn’t going to happen, that our world will not be destroyed by a madman or two hurling threats and insults before picking up their toys. The image of what might be cuts too deep, leaving … Continue reading

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Turbulence

She walked with a train of midnight-hued crows in her wake, her ear to the wind and the silently growing things, alert to any aberration in her world… There is a sickness creeping over the land,            … Continue reading

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Passenger

Among summer flowers and dark earth I spied a red velvet starfish, an exotic bloom plucked from its ocean home dropped by a careless hand or mother gull upon an unknown world. A world saturated in golden light and still … Continue reading

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Illusion

I knew the scar was coming and after three opinions, the surgeon was chosen with care, this one less cavalier, instilling a quiet hope that I might still recognize the face in the mirror. As the shiny scalpel cut away … Continue reading

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