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A Triptyche of Pain: Three interlinked poems

Pain Slake the thirst of bitter pain Each tear a droplet unbidden From a depthless, vast sea Red as blood I’m stained All the secrets I’d keep hidden Part like lost friends from me No choice, just wail and cry … Continue reading

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Late Afternoon Argument

It might have been the blistering sun Reflecting from the water It might have been the temperature Leeching through our summer clothes It might have been the low level humming Of people’s laughter and life¬†nearby It might have been your … Continue reading

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Madness

The madness of despair rides through her She breathes discontent and lability, her frown one moment turns to joy then darkens once again She is contradictions in all forms and cannot find the centre of herself let alone her world, … Continue reading

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Solace

Where find such solace When inevitable decay Spreads its diseased tendrils Across each and every pathway? Once friends and now so other Though I tried To still the tide You are yourself Can be no other Can be no other … Continue reading

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This Means War

Prepare our troops I have seen your plans You will not succeed To tie my hands Your blinkered¬†approach Has no strategy Think twice before you Lay siege to me I know your desires What you’re fighting for But I am … Continue reading

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