All results

Poem

                         First, months

of flash, thud, shudder,

 

then the wailing...

Poem

Now we're up on the edge

and over, on the mountain

with mountains beyond. Behind us,

            in the dark

Poem

There is a place (believe me,

            she said) where if, if

Poem

After the fiftieth insult - 

the school bag down the toilet, the stifled

giggle-whisper that hung like a smear on the air - 

 

she suddenly saw

Poem

                   ...not white like the snow

 

more moon-panther or silvery cloud-cat

Poem

This is the kingdom of the Water Bear.

To enter here, you have to shrink

and slow down, down. A day

is one tick of the clock, one blink

 

Poem

This poem is in  the National Poety Day 2019  Anthology on the theme of Truth.