Archive for September, 2011

This Uneasy Eden

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

redator in the Coral Jungle Abundant, hungry Always hungry Prey in the Coral Jungle Scared, in fear Always in fear A paradise of perpetual hell An edge world Finely balanced Between the starving And the eaten Make it paradise true Shift the paradigm Remove the predator Remove the hunger Remove the fear Remove the edge […]

Alphabet Soup

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Alphabet Soup (first published on Turquoise Monster) My mind is swimming in alphabet soup Letters clog the synapses And punctuation tears at my lobes Syntax is setting down roots between the hemispheres Hard curved consonants fill the ventricles Soft airy vowels stuff the cortex Metric metre measures all the gaps Structure breaks the blood brain […]

Celestial Montage

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

This one first prize in it’s category for the European Space Agency Create Your Own Space art comp. Did Life fall into this cradle This Earth, this home – We now attempt to climb out of? Or is it more than a cradle Some crucible or potters wheel Shaping and baking us in forms renewed? […]

Picture a Story 2

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

Two more pictures for budding writers to write from if they wish I have already written one story to go with these

The Ranger

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

The Ranger (first published on Blue Monster) The smell of bacon permeated the room as Sandra sat contemplating the day. It was too early and too wet to want to do anything much other than sit there in front of the mock fire with her fluffy slippers but unfortunately she had to go to work. […]