Spirit 

For a time, I found my spirit in bottles. The potion brought me alive transforming me in to a lover of life. My love of dance would reignite and I would feel like a little girl dancing in circles again. The liquor allowed my walls to fall down and let people approach me. Encouraged by…

‘Heartbroken’

Another shift, another receipt.It’s been a tough month and my heart has hurt over loss of two people that influenced my life. Although it is not broken, but only wounded. They call it heartbroken but I don’t get it. My heart is not broken, but wounded to its core. It will take a while but…

Receipt 14 

Tonight, the sky looked so beautiful, the moon and the stars so clear. Her camera wouldn’t capture the sharpness of the shapes as they shone. Therefore, her huge smile and perfect moment of content remained just another secret between her and the universe

Receipt 13

And as they become just another once upon a time, a new fairytale begins. Maybe this time he will stay a prince, never becoming a frog and she will remain a beauty in a ballgown never dressed in rags. The clock will not strike midnight and his kiss will always be enough to awaken her…

Tornado

I got so worried about you he said because you are your own force, full speed and you infect everyone with your wind.  But for a time in those hot, sunny months you didn’t. You were sad, I could see it in your eyes. You had gone from having huge things to accomplish each day…

Temporary sky

You were like the sky to me, infinite and full of wonder. A little stormy sometimes but I always wanted to be your calm sea, gently reflecting on to you on those days. You had more stars in you than could ever be counted, more sparkle than could ever be quantified. There were so many…

Deadweight

Deadweight.When my mind takes the strength from my body, hold me Wrap yourself around me so tightly that some of your strength may transpire. Carry my deadweight just until I am strong again. I’ll try not to let it take too long, just wait with me. Whisper to me, shout to me, sing to me….

Tsunami 

It washes over me like a tidal wave, I rarely see it coming, suddenly sucked in to the swirls, the current is carrying me, it’s journey and destination both a wreckage, taking control of my mind, every thought an irrationality, relinquishing to a whirlpool, my muscles surrender to the riptide, their strength diminishes beyond my…

Clouds of lust

So the night fell upon them, then the rain came down, slowly but then faster hitting the window pane as if it was drumming. The black of the night acting as a graveyard for their thoughts. The rain tuning in to their feelings, those irritable thoughts becoming more prominent, the dark clouds of their relationship…

Receipt 12 

I always thought you were too good, Even though you said you were the lucky one, Eventually you agreed like I knew you would, Now we act like strangers, nothing is said but all is gone

Morning Routine

Sleep in our eyes Alarm clock ringing  Begging for another hour I wriggle around But you hold on to me Grab me and pull me back Sun blazing doesn’t matter Here is where we stay In each other’s arms  Like nothing awaits outside  Coffee leads us to the kitchen I make breakfast, you watch the…

The dying Autumn 

And so Autumn came and she usually saw golden leaves falling from trees, tasted pumpkin spice in all beverages, perfected a creepy Halloween look and smelt her best friend’s incense sticks, heard the snap crackle and pop of fireworks and felt the refreshing autumn breeze blowing through her hair. But this year the leaves just…