2018

Resented request

I don’t for a minute believe that you don’t know what I’m wanting. It’s obvious. I’ve asked for it, in so many words, so many times, spelled it out loud. You know. You ignore it. Maybe, in your head, you justify it – “she’s better off without” “she’s just being cute” “she doesn’t really mean… Continue reading Resented request

2015 · Vignette

Little shop of misunderstandings

Áfra János: Little shop of misunderstandings I would like to say, if you were here, I’d calm down, But instead I say, your constant absence upsets me. You would like to say, you would be next to me if you could, But instead you say, we cannot always be together every day. I would like… Continue reading Little shop of misunderstandings

2015 · Vignette

The letter poem

Rewriting Captain Wentworth’s letter – same words, new arrangement. Listen. Too weak a tone to distinguish the voice, my feelings speak in silence. Years have gone by, but you fail to say a word. My soul has a voice and even in silence, my feelings reach for you. “I waited for ever.” You decide not to… Continue reading The letter poem

2015 · Vignette

Unrequited Love Poem

The first time I read your words, I did not realise how I’d crave your fingers typing for me every single day that followed since and will follow. You used to have such a way with words. The first time I saw your pretty face, I did not realise how your features were to become the… Continue reading Unrequited Love Poem