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 … Continue reading My Broken Heart – a poem about……….

Pet Scorpion – a poem about………

I sit in my glass chamber, a casual observer of the world outside, happy to be fed and nurtured, yet, my tail is coiled ready just in case. Kept well and without aggression disturbing my habitat, I am beautiful and unlikely to cause harm. But, if you shake or poke me sharply with a stick, … Continue reading Pet Scorpion – a poem about………