The sun is bright but the wind is bitterIt’s too soon for me, this FallI want bare arms and legs like last yearNot a sudden freeze and frost Oh sun, burn bright, warm my daysThe cold is not my friendPremature this year is a cruel trick,Kiss my skin again
I got broke. Too many things piled on me, but mostly the death of my sister. So many people behaved badly, I got blocked up and so I broke. I need to grieve for Pamela. I am not fixed, but will carry on now though not every day.
The charge for murder Her door burst open, a gun was dischargedShe lay dead in her home for no reasonexcept her skin was black. No justice for Brionnajust a non-murder charge for the white shooter Of course, black people are not murdered, that’swhite privilege. They are executed.It has to stop, we are allowing democracy toContinue reading “Wanton Endangerment”
Droplets of water are fallingthrough the warm sky, making damp,not wet, clinging to the airPlants are grateful but I am sad,I do not to see the Fall It is not just the season makes me blue,my soul is heavy, so my heart is dreadOf coming winter, darkness, coldI wish to sleep, and wake no more
I cannot beg the sun to stayit is the earth that moves awayThe night will be as long as this dayso sadness fills me as I have to greet the Fallmy garden has still some bloomsthe shadows are long, the webs aboundseason of spiders, but butterflies still aflutter I want slumber to take me untilContinue reading “Equinox”
Part of my heart weepsSeptember is upon mesummer is dying, fruits are doneMost blooms are finisheda few brightly remainThe shade is cool, but the warmth is therestill, in the sun, but gentlerNow I must start to wear more clothescover my tanned skinand watch the nights draw inToday, though, I celebrate the sunThis day, not yetContinue reading “This Day”
at Amazon. The editor capitalised the first letter of every line. I’m very disappointed.
This week started with a lot of social activity. Friends came here and I went places with others. For some reason, tiredness has overwhelmed me and the left side of my back. The pain there has overwhelmed me. I have been out and about but also resting a lot. I think the change in temperatureContinue reading “The tiredness…”
When I realised Mike had left me last year, I felt like I had been punched in the stomach. There was a chicken roasting in the oven, and I had to ask a neighbour to come to take it out and take the meat off the bone. I was lying in bed. Curled up, debilitated.Continue reading “Emotional pain is debilitating…”