Nicola Beckett on d.knape
18 hours ago
Give you a thousand roses and a thousand violins
A thousand manned choir to sing you a thousand hymns
Light up a thousand stars in the image of your face
Give me a thousand wishes and I'd wish most of the same
Nine hundred ninety-nine wishes, I'd wish for one more day
To spend with you, then change my wish when my last wish came
On the thousandth wish, I'd wish for a thousand more
Thursday 30th October 2014 2:41 am
My debut poetry collection "Of Lilith and Anthony" is a poetic narrative of a love affair, bringing to the reader the ultimate question of whether it is a modern day cautionary tale or romantic tragedy. The poetry speaks of anticipation, erotic and obsessive love within the confines and complexities of an extra-marital affair, that is bound by social norms and family expectations. These evocative ...
Friday 4th July 2014 8:44 pm
I wish I could act cool about this
Go back to when my temperature was just above zero
Without the thought of your kiss
Slip back into a cold case
No need to break the iceberg
But my body shifts to your embrace
I don’t wish to act cool about this
I want to race down platforms
Stumble over words
Let my mind trace over your body
look at you lost for words...
Thursday 6th February 2014 12:33 am
The room brimmed
with her pale heat
lapping through my winter.
Dare I touch this dance
and stuff my pockets full of hope?
Parcel my fears
in wax paper and twine
and wait for them to unravel.
Pic - Cormorant Drying Wings. by Geoffrey Bickley. Sculpture: wood
Friday 17th January 2014 1:41 am