Dying to Live – A Poem (response to Antonym Prompt)

Written in response to this prompt. ** UPDATE: I'm part of a little collective of poets who have kindly critiqued this poem, the original is below and the re-write is the top one. ** Funeral processions flow The hearse hiss of tyres gentle kiss stately roll An end we live to escape or ignore Inevitable peace... Continue Reading →

Immaculate Conception – A Poem

When my child was born I knew him instantly As if he had always been I couldn't even look to my past Without it being shaped By his eternal instant and I feel you Seeping through The cracks of my awareness The gaps in my knowing or Bursting in my gut To rush up With... Continue Reading →

Birth – A poem

You stopped the world, with one eye open The whole of time became for this moment The million strands of our existence Shrank into your single tiny instance - You stopped the world, with amazement Looked into your mother gaze Reason came You Our fragile drop of glue

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