Valentine’s

In Hammersmith tube station Roses red, Larger than cabbage’s heads, Linger in watery tubs. Poster sized cards Sequined with hearts Fall off the shelves: Faint from significance. Drab men carry pink boxes Hoping to conquer the world Girls giggle and smirk Trying out lipsticks To match Their satin dessous…   But in a faraway place… Continue reading Valentine’s

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Ireland

Green as Harp tones in the spring Liquid and soft like water spilling over the rim Grey cloud castles dissolve in mild vapour Or shatter drops on the fields Languor settles as pebbles rush and heave. Sea and earth meet As rainbows splitter the iridescence Tasting salt and sweet but Enveloping the hills in golden… Continue reading Ireland

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