Poetry Blogs (attraction)
In the creases of a crumpled T-shirt,
the darkening orbit of an orange pasta stain,
the unhinged playfulness of bright and living eyes…
the golden curls like mazes of cornfields – no way out –
The type you just want to twist around your finger –
I noticed you.
In the unrestrained laughter,
I would recall each word that tumbled from your lips
And hang on them, swing from them,
Tuesday 16th May 2017 1:35 pm
37 years is quite some thing
Medals all round some would say
To meet and travel so far
Takes love, attraction, laughter
Who knows when you first meet
What lies ahead, how hearts will forge
To look back with smiles and happiness
To look now and still see love shine
To look forwards and still want more
Tuesday 16th May 2017 7:52 am
You want a bit of me, don’t you?
Although I have a previous owner
You are tempted; I could be yours
I warn you, I’ve been well worn
There are a few rips and tears scarring my history
I am faded; my image only just visible
But, you’re secretly impressed
You’ve been after one like me for years
Hunt me down
Make your offer
No need to wear me in
Friday 25th September 2015 8:55 am
It’s all about those up-downs
In the stomach,
I did it for the hit-and-miss;
A squeeze in the gut.
That’s what it was,
Hate for love, love for hate
And all of those.
Drawing together opposites;
Sucking in at the teeth,
And raging at opposites.
I fought in words, li...
Tuesday 24th May 2011 1:20 am