I was told I was beautiful, once

I was told I was beautiful, once  Loveless, void I’m half the woman I thought Stringy haired and bloodshot I sit alone, walls blank Nobody talks to me    Not the right fit for anyone My edges gouge and leave empty spaces Leaves fall, dark purple like clotted blood I’m chilled right down to myContinue reading “I was told I was beautiful, once”

Ne Me Quitte Pas

This concrete shrinks each evening, The sky’s no longer streaming And my dreams have been bleeding Together with you in unending Farewell The garden-beds lay flat with bitter shame As crestfallen chlorophyll fades into sorry brown, The cobbled pathways feel an empty same, Leading to the faded hue of this wretched town, That shamrock breezeContinue reading “Ne Me Quitte Pas”