I searched for youamongst familiar letters and phrases– I didn’t recognise a single wordI no longer speak your language What I found was our immaturityappearing in all our misunderstandingsuntil our storyread like abandoned hope If I could take us back to all our wrong decisionsI’d try my hardest to convince us to take a different path– If only we hadContinue reading “Unrecognisable”
Well, it’s been some time since I have written one of these and I know I have a lot of new followers, so I’ll explain what is happening right now 😄 “S” over at crimsonposy recently nominated me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. Although I appreciate the spirit of the blogging awards, answering questions andContinue reading “A 10th Letter from Secrets”
What tenderness is this that I find in your hands? I thought it was found in books and movies fantasies and fiction Yet, the gentleness in your touch and the kindness in your words leaves my soul smiling The way your fingertips brush on my skin helps heal all that was once broken inside meContinue reading “Tenderness”
I covert nothing more fervently than to feel your ink chamber in my hand move it back and forth enjoy the precision of each stroke over my awaiting pages I want to memorise your unique barrel shape the exact placement for that perfect thrust of ink I want to learn new techniques watching your skilled tip at work I relish theContinue reading “Your Pen is My Desire”
Garden masquerade Natural masks on display Swaying in shadows This Haiku is last of five that were created for a submission with pureHaiku called Unfurling. Thanks for playing Haiku tag with me Elle, looking forward to reading your last one 😏
Patiently waiting for the right time to unleash and dance with the breeze This Haiku is four of five that were created for a submission with pureHaiku called Unfurling.
Hi lovely reader. My poem Modern Slavery (Senryu Series) has been published on Sad Girls Club Literary Blog. Take a look and click on the little heart if this confronting piece speaks to your inner abolitionist. Fighting against modern slavery is something close to my heart. I don’t often talk about ’causes’ or ‘heavy issues’Continue reading “Modern Slavery (Published)”
Chartreuse memories of a childhood holding firm to the tender things This Haiku is three of five that were created for a submission with pureHaiku called Unfurling. I’ll post the remaining two next week.
Life lessons repeat and deeper learning occurs with each new cycle This haiku is two of five that were created for a submission with pureHaiku called Unfurling Elle, these are mostly for you 😉
My Haiku Foreplay has been published on Freya Pickard’s pureHaiku! Poets were asked to write five Haiku drawing inspiration from Elisa Ang’s beautiful painting called Unfurling. I hope you enjoy my published submission. I was also shortlisted for the feature writer, which is pretty flamin’ encouraging and not something I was expecting at all! ThankContinue reading “Foreplay (Published)”