Poetry

Restless Legs

Most of us are awake in air that drills hot lightning blue idiot truths all the way to the core. …

Sketch of Lovers

The pram gets pushed with one hand, the hand lifts off the bar and the middle finger curls out like …

On Your Desk

Pan au chocolat half eaten, lone toothpaste without a brush, peppermint tea atop red wine rings. Last biscuit in its empty pack, …

Poem For A Haemorrhaged Frog

Something about you broke my heart. Something subtle stung me in the way you moved around that pond in the brick …

A Poem For An Old Laptop

You were always petite, with your thirteen inch screen sometimes I had to squint to catch the fine print, though …

These Days

These days I hurry to keep myself in sight. Profile glances into restaurant windows often whisper me warnings. Ripples and …

Ode To Kitten

You bastard you bastard, you predator gnawing at my sock – there’s flesh under there, blood skin nerves and pain, …

Ecstasy

Your skin tweaks as if to the scuttle of a beetle’s touch, and the window is stuttering in the manner …

Abortion at 19

Every time you hiccup it sounds like I’ve pulled the plug on the heroine of a horror flick just as …

A Poem For The Present

I wake up every mourning in a world packed to the rafters with His & Her handguns, heart hammering and …

Be Like The Fly

I feel frustration bubbling against the crock-pot of my bones. All these prize winning poets seem so calm! I exclaim to …

Your Relationship

Yes, it is broken, but isn’t the world just a bric-a-brac of busted parts, layer on layer of confused movement, …

Woken By Your Boiler

I’m pulled up and out to the noise by the fist of my chest, bed clothes like tangled sculptures in …

Severe Weather Warning

Our burdens crackle off our backs like claps of thunder over wheat silver to the moon, patterns of stem floundering …

Ritual Washing

What started as a western squat strains gently into an eastern squat, the gum soles of your shoes pressing into …

Crash

Why is it that whenever I want to catch a flight another bird comes tumbling down and no one ever …