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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Calm – a poem about……..

I watch as my shattered reflection falls to its knees, bruising the body that I unwillingly share in a twisted unison, praying that my mirrored self won't hurt me so badly, that the blood loss isn't too severe. Pain is so very necessary, yet, annoying and cumbersome, for it presents itself within moments of rationalised …

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Glimmer – a poem about…………

It all started with a fist. Projected with force against my sweet cheek, propelling claret liquid outward, against my shirt, the floor and those who stood near. Despite their cheer, mostly formed by fear, I doubt they would really want to be near, what was to become. For let me be truthful, the bully was …

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