My Broken Heart – a poem about……….

I’m left recumbent on a hospital bed wired to machines that blink and whir incessantly recording the irregular patterns made by my heart which is now battling against new levels of panic. I’m trapped inside a brightly illuminated room nauseated by its antiseptic aroma unsettled further as the cannula enters a vein its unwelcome sting …

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I Do Not Want This – a poem about………

When you get too near can you not see the tear that exists on my face as if tattooed in place. It trickles down my skin exposing what is felt within illustrating that all's not well reminding me that I'm in hell. Separating what is whole dividing me from my soul killing what I feel …

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Pride – a poem about ………….

Let us savour this time offering applause as you dance capturing your smile for prosperity as genuine pride washes over us. We held your hand with passion dutifully supporting your needs fighting your battles in our heads knowing that you'd defeat adversity. Now, we celebrate your success laughing together as one dismissing those fraught moments …

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