September poem - Heroics

Heroics is a September poem, a celebration of porridge, blackberries and human resourcefulness and boundless love and energy. Heroics – September Poem First, on rising, she puts down a fire and heats the slate slab and then, using her mother’s...

Perfect Noise - Woman Poem

Perfect Noise is a woman poem, a depiction of the manner in which we choose to express ourselves and on how we must. Perfect Noise – Woman Poem My mother perfected noise when my Father lay on the couch napping,...

Pi - Consequences Poem

𝚷 is a consequences poem, a reflection on the distance between action and reaction and on the need to be mindful of the consequences of what we start. 𝚷 – Consequences Poem And when you make it rain, count the...

Reality Poem - Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality is a reality poem, a reflection on what is possible, perspectives, dreams, and on our ability to be human beings. Virtual Reality – Reality Poem With goggles, I can build a paper palace, be the queen and cast...

Clarity Poem - Plamas

Plámás is a clarity poem, a reflection on the validity and use of silver linings and sugar coats. my son aged ten told me that taking part isn’t what matters nor is the journey to where you are going much...

Resilience Poetry - The Juggler

The Juggler is a piece of resilience poetry, a reflection on prevailing and persevering through conflict, suffering, and exhaustion. The Juggler – Resilience Poetry Two buckets in hand, one with blood the other full of milky tears the juggler went...

Motherhood Poem

Some Mother is a motherhood poem, a reflection on the needless death of millions of infants around the world, 2.5 million in 2017. Some Mother – Motherhood Poem If her womb was to be the only safe place for her...

Harvest Poem - Root Vegetable Soup

Root Vegetable Soup is a harvest poem, a celebration of the sturdy warmth of potatoes, carrots, onions, parsnips and the joy of sharing food. Root Vegetable Soup She was elbow-deep in soil, digging and Hoping for potatoes, parsnips, and carrots,Praying...