The word corruption is often linked to money. I think for me, money corrupts, if you are aware of when I am online and offline you will have noticed that it is something I struggle with. I work and stop and this little blog of mine changes form, becomes a joy to me, and then…Read more corruption, a lesson in honesty
This is one of the first poems by Plath that I ever read, it was the first that I learned to recite by heart and it is still one of my favourites. I really like the other two parts but it is this first poem that I really love. I hope you enjoy reading it…Read more Favourite Poems – Trio of Love Songs
This past weekend I was at the wedding of two of my favourite people in the world. A very lovely way to spend a few days. I think part of being a poet is not being able to turn off poetry so that everything you see transforms into words whether you mean them or not.…Read more Wedding Words
All I see are people’s backs but I can’t forget their faces. This is a very sort snippet from a poem called Heels about how much easier it is to walk away and not look back than to fight your ground.
I watch as his eyes open and fences fall, relaxed into us, he is held safe by an ancient set of ties. Binding no matter how far we drift. This is a small section from a poem called 'Return' which was first drafted out in 2005. It's a poem about friends and lovers falling into…Read more Snippets
I write my heart out but it always seems the same size – maybe I take a little of yours to fill the holes we make there. A snippet from my poem Marian, a love story with added Jungian influence!
He fell in love at second sight. The first time he saw her she was cruel and cold, but later he knew - she was just like him.