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flame: of the forest

yesterday, it was in bloom, the flame of the forest, bordering my window, billowing curtains of petals down, in showers hot and hue-some, patterning the ground in eccentric patterns of extreme ecstasy, blinking and winking, streaming bright orange-red dreams for … Continue reading

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snacking on me

am i an afternoon pastime, a muffin to be munched at tea-time- to be devoured if you’re in the mood for doughnuts and fluff? to be discarded after a bite if flake’s not in flavour? should i try changing my … Continue reading

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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

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Happily Blue

it wasn’t a sober evening, lemony and malted, sweet and sour, just like you and me… we leant in, towards each other and then i saw, unhappily, the utterly happy blue of your upstart of a tee-shirt. yes, love, you … Continue reading

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RED (Hide and caught)

How does it feel to be found out and left blushing like a sun-lit rose? Am I permitted to be school-girlish and giggle it away? Or should I pretend coyness and deflect it with downcast eyes? How about the fake … Continue reading

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(C)rush, (C)rush

okay, i’m too old for that but then, can you resist the (C)rush? am too old to swoon but can i not drool, albeit discreetly? maybe i can’t moon/moonlight but can i not act a lil like a loon and … Continue reading

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Love me, do

Hair slicked back, the top three shirt-buttons left invitingly open, , fingers held causally around a mug of foamy coffee, I was the picture of sophistication. There was no trace of the small town kid that I was but months … Continue reading

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