Month: January 2017

And orange the world goes under

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Poem

Aggression Was the only theme distinguishable In a tirade of garbled repetion Repeating doesn’t make things come true You know? Disbelief strikes our hearts Traumatised scrambling for reality Hate again Der Fisch stinkt vom Kopf A splash of light Peekaboo More agression Empty eyes Insecure posturing Angstbeisser granddad would say We used to train dogs They knew words I was alpha Life was simple Now words are irrelevant Nonsensical anyway In: way above the hairline Dictare […]

Blurgh…Talk to the Pain

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Poem

When there are no words left And you look at your pain And you are at the point of being so very much annoyed with yourself And you touch your pain and flinch away And there is nowhere to go because it will just come along for the ride–weeee Until one day you make a decision And you open your arms –Really wide To make sure you can hold it all And then you embrace […]

5 a day

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Poem

You should eat 5 a day But an apple a day keeps the doctor away Away from chocolate you won’t me sway Not with a boring crunchy juicy apple a day The wordy weirdo rhyming play Was supposed to lead to a healthier way Alas I failed to my dismay So utterly in convincing you of 5 a day

Don’t let the wrong one in

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Short Story

She was caught in destructive insanity. Her hatred and bile, dismantling the children. Bit, by bit, by bit. They had no defense against the desolation. So they hid, in music, in games, in teenage obsessions.  They didn’t know the violence was meant against herself. They didn’t know the hate was meant for her own abuser, against whom she still was as helpless as the children against her rage.  Her memory ran havoc like her emotions. […]

Runedancer

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Tam drum Stomp Calling Breathe As I weave Patterns of light and colour As I spin Hagalaz Into a dance of ice and fire As I call Algiz For protection Dance Twirl Laugh Embrace As I call into being Protection Healing Movement Freedom Change Runedancer Sun child Break the ice Dissolve the pain Bear witness See the abused and slain For their lives are not in vain Tam drum Stomp feet Set free Who was […]

Sudden silence

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Poem

I can only hear the silence now That the roar of the storm subsided Time stands still after the deafening rage That made us tumble down the mountain I breathe in wintery air and absorb shades of green and brown That are shining silver with moisture But then I become caught In your eyes Shades of blue And the silence deepens