Category Archives: Domesticity

Alexander’s Whole New World – a poem about a grandson

  Alexander’s Whole New World   he chuckles at the fleeting change of his expanding universe   relentlessly observes each miracle of light and colour touch and sound   chortles of glee define each new discovery – he finds a … Continue reading

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and still – the dog walks me (first draft)

legs quivering, like a spluttering candle, I wondered if they would carry me down footpath and bridleways of Piper’s evening walk. I managed,just; then felt relieved to reach the portal of our shared abode. Exhaustion breaks me, the result not … Continue reading

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Cementing Relationships

CEMENTING RELATIONSHIPS Seeking a concrete image to convey a pre-stressed thought I lay foundations for a fettered space. The blue-print fails the structure falls far short of my emotion. Set in my ways, unable to explore the breaking strain my … Continue reading

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Twice Removed

TWICE REMOVED     Today the sky is one removed from second-hand   the space of window-door is boarded up   the new skylight reveals a mottled blue white   ceiling. And we sealed off held captive   to constructor’s … Continue reading

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