Category Archives: shapes

rain

they grew whiter and whiter until they could cloud no more and eased into drizzling pitter patter prisms, mud-minglers, mist-makers, wet weather wands, monsoon showers.    

Posted in beauty, colours, nature, outdoors, poetry, shape, shapes, water | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

stoned and at sea

i’m beginning my descent into darkness, sinking into turbulent waters, i’m no longer struggling to avoid the bleakness.   abob a whit before drunkenness descends, a one-way trip to deep craters i’m beginning my descent into darkness.   as the last waves … Continue reading

Posted in adult, beauty, colours, emotions, moods, nature, outdoors, poetry, shape, shapes, water, woman | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

lotus-eater

sweet dirt, liquid and luscious (infested, as the flower is), soft petals and succulent stalk (pliable stalk, to be bent and twisted, sucked dry), newly sugared, gold-dust drizzler (sugar-to be tasted and discarded), hold me in your slow sway (i’m … Continue reading

Posted in beauty, crush, emotions, flowers, moods, nature, outdoors, poetry, relationships, shape, shapes, woman | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

ducking the duck

i pitied the ducks their fate, forced to bear with sweat and grime and sub-standard game, a wash only in ages except noisome splashes in chlorined pool-water, cringing with me as chortles distorted their bodies into strained seams- poor spineless toys: it … Continue reading

Posted in accessory, adult, cheeky, outdoors, poetry, shapes, sport, yellow lens | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

in {}s

what is it about curly brackets that brace me, curl my lips in a smile unwilling, as i, in my blackened iris, see a hug, unconditional, not in parentheses, and say not ugh (and click my tongue to complete the … Continue reading

Posted in adult, beauty, crush, emotions, poetry, relationships, shape, shapes, woman, yellow lens | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

palm me

leaning in to taste the salt sprinkled atop the splashy spray finding its way to the top of my green-brown bows, and oozing down my many greyish ridges, down, all the way down to the grass blades growing at my … Continue reading

Posted in colours, nature, poetry, shapes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

i can’t do without you

i love the way you snuggle, all close and crisp and light, your teeth leaving the lightest marks on my skin, yours forever more, defining me, like noone else can, uncanny is your ability to make me collapse at a … Continue reading

Posted in accessory, adult, beauty, cheeky, fashion, poetry, shapes, style, woman, yellow lens | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

When i go fishing

I swim with the tide, filling my gills with air fresh, every now and then, trying a new stroke to suit my ever-twitching tail and fickle taste, agile and youthful. this is my tale, so read on only if you’re … Continue reading

Posted in adult, beauty, nature, poetry, relationships, shapes, time, yellow lens | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

geometry of love

30 degrees in the morning’s cuckoo clock and we were ten years younger, reliving a day when a diary entry had us in a furore, each of us, bisecting, intersecting, making the author flush in anger, enraged that the nose … Continue reading

Posted in beauty, cheeky, crush, emotions, friendship, poetry, relationships, shapes, teenage, yellow lens | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

the low down on the subway

I was making my mouth into the biggest, ugliest ‘o’ I could to get the first juicy bite out of my sweet onioned, honey mustarded, subway submarine but then I tasted not only pickle but also, slap and tickle, slurp and lick. I … Continue reading

Posted in 55 fiction, adult, cheeky, relationships, shapes, yellow lens | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments