Category: Poetry

Cocoon

There it hangs in the old pantiled sheda small swaddled body on a dusty threadwith the door ajar, it twirls and twistsin a dizzying dance that the breeze enlistsa failed frail moth I first assumed mid mutation, forever entombed instead, a spider’s antique wrap…

Bonsai

“To scale all love down To a cupped hand’s size” Edith Tiempo ~ Bonsai Even now there is a mote of ragebehind these cool blue eyes – some rougeperhaps has rubbed in over yearsredness lessened to a small hot spotthe way volcanoes lie lowsmouldering,…

Merlin

Mighty the Wizard/ Who found me at sunrise  Sleeping, and woke me/ And learn’d me Magic! Merlin and the Gleam ~ Tennyson You ascribed it to allureyet you it was who lured usover bold, bare mountains with phantasyand promises of spellbound visionsI, bewitched by…