I realised I was air today After years of toying with fire Getting fingers burned yet Revelling in the pain Believing I may be a green witch A child of the earth Because I could grow things Back from almost nothing Nurturing and coaxing… Continue Reading “I Realised I Was Air”
…But some of these fruits and vegetables Are still good A little soft A little wobbly A little less sweet Just add some sugar And soak it in vinegar Let the sharp bubbles Oxymoronically float… Read the rest on my Patreon, available for all… Continue Reading “In a pickle…”
…I tip my head and a golden god Pours amber over my face and neck Glowing honey Apple-light and pebble smooth Like the stones beneath my feet… A snippet of a poem written for an upcoming project, I can’t say much right now but… Continue Reading “Poem snippet!”
The autumn equinox is a time for pause and reflection. It’s that moment of balance; darkness is about to take over, and before too long, the nights will noticeably outweigh the days. It’s a time to take stock, just as traditionally, the equinox would… Continue Reading “Autumn Equinox and the GLAD Study”
I never realised How other people see you So kind So warm So thoughtful I need to slip Behind their eyes And look at you Afresh.
See a door closing Thrust your toe, jam it open; Crow bar it wider.
Do I let the cats heal me? Press their tiny beans Into my sore muscles Again and again A much needed kneading. Do I let their meowing Cacaphony Chase away the Twittering birds of brain. Do I let the earthquake rumble Of purring Ground… Continue Reading “NaPoWriMo Day 7: Do I Let The Cats?”
We went to Hornsea this weekend. It’s where my fiancé’s parents live, so we go fairly often. It’s almost inevitable that we’ll end up on the beach. Even when the kids don’t demand it, I do! And the dog has two walks a day… Continue Reading “At the Seaside”
I felt happy several times this weekend. Playing with my little girl. Hearing her laugh. Watching her grow. Seeing friends. Chatting. Sharing. Unwinding. Watching Buffy. Chilling. Escaping. Yet as I fell asleep, or tried to, on Sunday night, all I could think about was… Continue Reading “Elusive Happiness”
There aren’t many more exciting things than baby’s firsts. First words or signs because you realise they have new ways of communicating with you. First teeth, as it opens up new culinary possibilities, and means teething and the pain that goes with it is… Continue Reading “Baby Steps”