Monthly Archives: December 2012

They burn women in India

They burn women in India. It doesn’t take long … the flimsy nylon saris are perfect for burning; it’s the dying which takes a long time, but then the dying started a long time ago anyway. On the day of … Continue reading

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Red chair

As sentinel of crimson pain, it offers velvet arms, to time’s destructive callings; to life’s eternal claims. Upon a rotted floor of hurt, within love’s peeling walls, you wait in mouldy sanctuary; until I will return. But shadowed light is … Continue reading

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Night

Tumble of silver and grey crosses the evening sky, blankets the blue of day- wrapped ready for the night. The ocean calls to the trailing sky, with whispering crash and sand-choked sigh. The gulls rise screaming in fearful flight, a … Continue reading

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Clench

The clench of hand was surely seen, I saw what was to come and only wished that I could faint; retreat from what I knew. But courage came in powerful prod, to keep me where I stood, and whispered that … Continue reading

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Wanderings

With wild and woeful wanderings through desert’s trackless depths, I sought a place of silence to study best myself. And when at last I stood alone and knew the place was reached, of utter isolation- I turned and walked within. … Continue reading

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