Social Butterfly

She flits in and out With automatic ease: Skirts and crop tops, Heavy perfume in the breeze. You’ll never catch her lips Not match exactly with her nails; Her heels click along With admirers following her trail. She’s in the ‘it’ crowd Or rather – She’s ‘it’ herself. Stop and gather – Gossip, tips and …

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The Baritone

I didn’t hear it at first for I was immersed in my own music. It was a November evening just like any other. Slightly cool with a hint of humidity. Ed Sheeran’s Galway Girl was bursting through my earphones and it was all I could do to not stand up and groove to the beat… …

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Cards on the Table

Conflict of interest, Supposed loyalty, Political correctness... Now look at reality. Beauty, beauty! Purity of the soul; A collage of sins-- Now you are whole 'Let there be light!' Ask Adam and Eve; In apples and snakes Now do you believe?   Cards on the table: Bloodied hands take aim At innocent sorrow, Mingled with …

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The Perfect Photograph

And so, she walked on Right out into the rain. Her heels in her hands As the clouds went insane.   The smell of the earth— She’s a perfect photograph! The flash of lightning, Along with thunder’s laugh.   Her umbrella dry, Safe in her purse, Beside her keys, and Her colours and her curse. …

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