20 06, 2013

The Boxer

By |2015-06-16T19:47:45+00:00June 20th, 2013|Poetry|Comments Off on The Boxer

I sit on the stool, slumped in a heap My hearing has gone and I try not to weep The flash of the lights, the roar of the crowd But I can’t hear them, not even a sound.   My body is tired, my ribs are all numb I want to be elsewhere, at home [...]

15 05, 2013

Happiness Called

By |2023-10-18T13:42:33+00:00May 15th, 2013|Poetry|Comments Off on Happiness Called

Happiness Called Fingers type and tap at the screen, Words of anger pass between. As friends we fought and talked aloud Now we text and email, no sound. I wish I could say what I can type, Face to face not just over Skype. I struggle to find my voice each day, Facebook stole it [...]

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