Death of a Wallflower 

How much more dead did he have to be... Before they realised he was gone? He'd spent his entire life waiting to be noticed... Now he had an eternity to wait again. Not much had changed since leaving his body. His heart still craved to be loved. 


Cooking up a storm

Like a proud groom Flaunting the wedding night sheet; Bold splashes of color dot The white spic-and-span walls Of my kitchen. I have made my presence felt And proved my innocence In the fires of hell. Bowls wiped clean, Plates sunny-side up The cutlery clang nervously Waiting to be picked up. My teeth click rhythmically … Continue reading Cooking up a storm

Legends of the Shores

Smoke or salt The raw, foul-smelling within.  Dash of a bite Beyond the shape of human. Straying from home To bring full nets Of women. Gutting and salting their catch. Men sworn to protect Tell chilling tales Of our ancestors  Celebrated in history As the Legend of the Shores. Looting, pillaging and stealing happiness has … Continue reading Legends of the Shores