Monthly Archives: June 2013

Just A Box

A carved rosewood box Origin unknown Delicate- intricate, Small as a tea caddy. The box open Retains still exotic aromas In its teak lining… smells of a world, Where nimble fingers slaved To serve a Shahib. The box master Frail, … Continue reading

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War: Part Two

(Chris)

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Anguish

Year by year anguish consumes me, Defeating the drift into hazy memory. Corroding my soul, weakening my spirit. You were my future now lost forever. Well- remembered anecdotes echo endlessly. My anguish is coloured scarlet Etched in molten rivers of … Continue reading

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Yesterday

Yesterday- or really it was a while ago… when I was a girl and my cheeks all aglow As a girl- in my teens It seemed young men liked to look at my dress… my thighs, my bottom and all … Continue reading

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Chanting Money Blues

Pensioner money. Immortal money. Buying love money. ‘You’re in my will’ money. Buy, buy ‘For tomorrow we die’ money. Nursing home money, cemetery money. ‘Can’t take it with you’ money: Money. Saved. Loved. Feared. Frittering money. Gambling money. Holidaying money. … Continue reading

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