A love Poem

1          Love poem   My butterfly life, never settling with the flower of a wife, I wonder if I am capable of true love or if I am cursed to wonder. How my arms ache to hold, how my lips burn to kiss But, I do not want a butterfly wife. I don’t want aContinue reading “A love Poem”

Poems from writing retreat

Mum Her home in two places can be One her family, is she? The other a mother. Life can be smothered I ritual suffered. Her fresh bread dedication A clean house meditation. Church and then home Regulated, lovingly grown. I fail. I fail the ‘I do’s.’ I fail to choose. I’m wanting more I’m takingContinue reading “Poems from writing retreat”

Poems from writing retreat

I come from I come from ‘kiddy’ like From angel named and dad’s girl From ‘Ser Bear’ can have what she wanted. I come from Mums are so sensible From the smell of Jeyes’ Fluid and Tea Tree oil From dentist visits and “clean up please.” I come from having a silver cross and myContinue reading “Poems from writing retreat”

In the jar piece 

Butterfly In a Jar Captured your body, holding your naive mind. Captured your love, holding you for a time. Little angel in a jar Can’t stay here, can’t go far. Let you go your flitting demands, I went and destroyed all your plans Sad and broken butterfly, Stay and watch the world go by. ByContinue reading “In the jar piece “

Home?

Got the chance to work with some formerly homeless people in a poetry workshop last week and would like to share these two little gems;   The Tower Tall dark tower in the light of the fading hour Tall dark tower such a hunting power Tall dark tower a bell tower Tall dark tower underContinue reading “Home?”

Week 6 Creative Writing with WEA

The Argument “Looking for something” he says “Please not again” she silently prays My confidence he sways, masterful in the role he plays “What a mess” he grumbles in annoyance, as I don’t have the gift of clairvoyance my reaction is delayed and to him this my guilt displays “Why are you snooping? What isContinue reading “Week 6 Creative Writing with WEA”

Week 5 Creative Writing with WEA

Q; Write a scene in which two people engage in a heated quarrel, include both dialogue and descriptive body language, try to portray feelings as well as telling the reader about the characters. He was in the house again. Sophie could hear the heavy steps of her father in the hallway, she could hear the soft scuttlingContinue reading “Week 5 Creative Writing with WEA”