Archive for April, 2011

The Cactus

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

The Cactus (First published on Turquoise Monster) In the desert at night it is cold Ice in the crevices The sky is clear and dark Stars shine there How do you see them? For me time moves faster I live longer It is relative My stars are streaks I live in a blurred circle of […]

My Story Starters 9

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Story starters are a twitter meme were writers share first liners in the hope of helping fellow writers – write! 1) It seemed at first glance to be a case of boy meets girl but what with the time travelling, memory loss and sex changes it was nothing so simple 2) If there was one […]

Salty Solitude

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Salty Solitude (First published on Turquoise Monster) Footprints in a ribbon’s stream Beads upon a string Minute leaves upon a stem They were made By a pachyderm Lifeless land this salt plain Giant evaporation pans Leaving just salt Where once sea Now desert Shimmers in reflected heat Nothing but the footprints Alone in the heat […]

My ensuing death

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

My ensuing death (first published on Turquoise Monster) My ensuing death Barks at my heels Demarnding to go for walks Asking for water With languid eyes My ensuing death Packs itself neatly Into my luguage Hoping to holiday In the sun My ensuing death Follows me to the bath Popping the bubbles Leaving a hard […]

The Snow

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Why they did it I do know but the weather war was very one sided, some said it was fear of immigration others a jealousy of resources. What ever the reason I grew up in a snow dome in a remnant of the peoples of Europe. Life was hard in the domes but I knew […]