Category Archives: patriachy

Boys Will Be Boys Will Be Men.

Barely knee high he rips through the classroom, Lego flying in his wake, crayons scattering, brick towers tumbling. Energy overflowing it takes him a long time to calm down, ah, boys will be boys they say. He pulls on the … Continue reading

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The Shelf

Left on the shelf A vittle for consumption Only at my best Before the rot has set in Get me when I’m fresh In my prime Before my edges have started to fray Before the shine is off the apple … Continue reading

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Shouting Back

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Can you hear the Sirens coming?

When the siren rang out I didn’t hear it Couldn’t possibly hear It was stifled by the blinkers and the head in the clouds The alarm bells that were ringing from the day I stepped into the world Didn’t hear … Continue reading

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Never Said No

I had a pint And then I had two And I showed you a No And another glass And another I stumbled and tripped I slurred and slipped And threw a full square No-stare your way I danced and sweated … Continue reading

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To be believed

The staring face looked back with a curled lip Young and old and a million miles From the girl who played along The silent scream Became a growl A snarl A vicious howl The anger weighted A black hole All … Continue reading

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Woman; The Tidal Wave

Standing down at the waters edge mouth open A never-ending screetch of the harpy The office witch The board bitch Bellowing into the wind and tide The storm howls back in a virtuous circle Blowing the force 5 back to … Continue reading

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