THE WOLF WHO CAME TO THE DOOR

THE WOLF WHO CAME TO THE DOOR

Once upon a time there was a widow who lived in a house on a street on a hill. She was largely content and she…

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Gaviscon Advert

Gaviscon Advert

Proximity makes pain harder to bear, Then taunts now like I could just reach back into the past and touch your face, Memory becomes the…

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Waterloo Station

Waterloo Station

The wind is rough with salt. corrugated iron rattling from earth car beams weep the city wet.   My skin reflects the half memory. Beneath…

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Shipwrecked

Shipwrecked

My veins entwined to you like anchors set from a ship, When our tears of joy fade to grief and crash Like waves smashing rocks…

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Village Sonnets

Village Sonnets

Village Sonnets are a tripartite set of the four sonnets written by Usha Kishore as a sequence based on the Warli paintings of the Indian…

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Edgbaston Park Road

Edgbaston Park Road

Cycling away from Selly Oak on the far side of tipsy, that confluence of dirty kitchens, tossed bottles and taxi piles with the odd brothel…

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The Night Train

The Night Train

Send my love on the Night Train. The fast train. The sleek black bullet flying straight as a shot train. I want it sent first-class,…

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to-do list

to-do list

Walk all the way to the shore just to look back at the land. Sign off every text with ‘i love and i hope you…

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The Fitter

The Fitter

As the credits rolled, One hit Brit Pop rang From lists. Memorandums So slight, the text merged An image of him. He preferred such things….

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Morning Shift

Morning Shift

The cars move down New Cross – neon flowers, Violent bright suns blazing hungrily, The café sits like an inky splodge, a bad turn of…

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