Limbo

There’s a place called land of LimboOn the outskirts of the town,A place where friends are seldom made,In case you let them down. In case the big black dog returnsClaws sharpened on your door.And all the bags stored under bedsAre hurled in cars once more. In case the roots you want to growEntangle up yourContinue reading “Limbo”

Patience

When I was little sweets were banned, and only for rare treats.There’s plenty fruit and bread for toast,You don’t need these to eat! But shops had jars all glistening, and sparkling sugar beckoned.And being young,  the thought of waiting: even for a second,Was torture for my little head,And I became adept, At savouring each morselContinue reading “Patience”

Little lies

There was a little fib,Which turned into a lie.As time drew on, its vastness grew,Beneath the cloudless sky. The gossip started as a wayTo feel a little tough,To have a little power whenInside was not enough. The lie grew legs and turned into,A Chinese whisper sort,Who cares they thought, whose going to know ?I’ll neverContinue reading “Little lies”