Secret Thoughts Within
One can feel so alone a stranger in a new placeno friends, not one familiar faceYet we struggle onlearning new words and wayspracticing an unfamiliar phraseTrying, trying to belongignoring the loneliness in the days One can feel so tiredso drained in a new placechange taking up all our headspaceYet we push throughattempting to assimilate despite the thingsContinue reading “New Places”
I heard a sound and it reminded me of all the beautiful things in the world in my life Splendour all round – from the tiny forgotten flowers to the giant gumtree dancing with the breeze I am in awe Grandeur all around – in my ears in the airin my heart I heard a sound and my heart lifted I took a look around andContinue reading “I Heard A Sound”
I don’t want to live my life in purgatory The time has come for me to move on I’m looking for a new love story Our relationship is in dangerous territory Mistrust and insecurity have started to spawn, I don’t want to live my life in purgatory Our life together is a sad inventory And now with the battle lines drawn I’mContinue reading “A New Love Story (Villanelle)￼”
I’m sick of staring at my screen I need a different stimulation The flirtatious looks you cast my way suggest you’ll be my liberation You and me up-close together make a thrilling combination Close the door and click the lock the room drips with anticipation I’m sure you’re very talented and I’d love a demonstration So many things I’d like to do starting with a hotContinue reading “Stimulation”
On any occasion when my outfit needs to click All I need to do is wear some bright and fun lipstick Inside my large make-up bag, I’m not sure what I’ll find I need a strong colour that defies fashion and time I want something flashy to go with my party dress I need aContinue reading “Paint Them Red (with audio)”
By Cassa Bassa and Bree Leto An exhausted heart, asking no more for rain A shameful shadow deserving no reprieve from disdain A drip, running down from the heavens to my soul A refreshment, replenishing the drought within me A book, doing just that to rescue me A story, unfolding before my eyes making myContinue reading “Words (collab)”
I’m delighted to share that my poem My Value has been published in the beautiful anthology, Wilderness of Soul, compiled by writer Sarah Reichert. My Value explores the source of personal value and how it must move beyond the temporary or fickle into something more meaningful. Although I have cut back on submitting work toContinue reading “My Value (Published)”
By Cassa Bassa and Bree Leto I see you sitting here all alone wondering if your worries will keep you up again tonight I hate seeing you break watching the light draining from your sunken eyes Let it wash away you were never meant to carry a burden so laden Tell me your troubles pour them outContinue reading “Friendship (collab)”
Will you come looking for me when I find myself lost in the darkness? Because there are times when I slip down deep into the abyss I hope you will be brave enough to climb down take my hand show me the way outand if I can’t stand please hold me tightand carry me towards the lightContinue reading “Carry Me Towards the Light”
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