Poised

Poised in the present Between the highs and lows She believed she could She learned to be strong She speaks her story She wears her eccentricity, her madness her individualism Like a badge She is truth She is extraordinary She will survive everything Because she is who she is She is you Photo prompt –Continue reading “Poised”

What we were told not to talk about

It is Father’s Day in the Southern Hemisphere, which prompted these words, along with the writing challenges, the integration of both together became the inspiration for this poem . . . The woman A daddy has gone Don’t tell anyone darling Please, not just yet * A husband has gone A heart is broken AContinue reading “What we were told not to talk about”

How to be a woman

Welcome to the mind Of a girl interrupted Realistic, honest, positive A girl who grew into a woman Possibly probably fabulously corrupted * Femininity shone from her effervescent presence Belief in her spirit echoed Devilry, mischief Her sweetness evanescence * She knows what she wants Stands up for what she believes At the risk ofContinue reading “How to be a woman”

Women who run with wolves

She is in all of us . As if against her will She stood at the edge of summer Searching, waiting A girl approaching adulthood . Stillness as she waited For the answer Her blue eyes open Beautiful, soulful, perplexed Gliding towards sophisticated . She realised Eventually awakening Enriched She owns her own light RacingContinue reading “Women who run with wolves”

What If

What if She took the straight path What if She takes the high road Of twists and turns Teetering on the edge Of her next decision One more step she chose to climb Up hill The climb endless Shadows relentless is their chase What if she turned back She stops At the edge The edgeContinue reading “What If”

The feminine mystique

A heart that whispers I am ready to love A body yearning So fragile delicate but ready to touch * Her spirit Her essence Her breath entwined Thoughts that magic sprinkle A mysterious mind * A beauty alluring Complex unique Compelling Universal celebration Looking within The feminine mystique * Photo by Sue Vincent

The fault in our starsl

From her tippy toes to the top of her head Warmth rising Flushing her cheeks To a glorious rosy red * Giddiness, joy, elation Her head did spin Was it champagne Or the thrills of daily life intoxication * A beautiful memory A face looking at her Feeling nostalgic oh dear how young we wereContinue reading “The fault in our starsl”

Never smile at a crocodile?

I did and I survived Day three of “chicks on holiday adventure in Darwin” Wow what a day. Adelaide river here we come. I loved the drive inland. Only a couple of hours. Great roads, easy driving. Peaceful! It was wakeful meditation. Mum and I head out with to meet Captain Harry, a fervent conservationistContinue reading “Never smile at a crocodile?”