Category Archives: Poetry

A Breathless Journey (Bilingual)

Straight jacketed onto the roundabout of hell, propelled and pushed by prejudice and poison. No space to think, no time to breathe, dizzy with doubts dulled by despair. The jacket gets tighter and tighter The roundabout goes faster and faster, … Continue reading

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Liberation ( Bilingual)

Dim distant dawns, pleasure yet pains. Marred muddled memories, a late player in a dangerous destructive game. A sacrificial lamb with sins shames pushed over, pushed off, pushed in. Twisted, tainted, thoughts drilled into the mind. Sensitive, guilt laden confrontation. … Continue reading

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First of May Square / Plaza Primero de Mayo (bilingual)

Bustling, busy, beautiful, Buenos Aires. A tourist trip drops into the square, The Pink House of power, walls tainted in blood, from beginning. A soothsayer’s prediction of future crimes? Los desaparecidos, los desaparecidos. Bustling, busy, beautifu,l Buenos Aires. A tourist … Continue reading

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The Power of Poison (bilingual)

The drops of Venom formed rivers of terraced wounds. Wounds relentlessly, mercilessly, whiplashed, time and time again. The hierarchy of attitudes obscured a yardstick of valueless rituals. Rituals of no appreciation, no respect thrust time and time again. The illusions … Continue reading

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The Awakening (bilingual)

Awakened at last, As if a potent pitcher splashed sensation, Showering rays of realisation, Penetrating the constructed numbness. Waves of euphoria, waves of ecstasy, Willingly received, enjoyed Over and over, again and again. The return of laughter, the renewal of … Continue reading

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My Darling Daddy

This months marks the eighth anniversary of my father’s death.  Still much missed, but in remembrance the small  poem I wrote for his funeral. The composition in itself brought me peace. The gift of poetry. My Darling Daddy Who are … Continue reading

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City of Stone (Bilingual)

Bitter winds batter brittle barren basalt,   clearing clinging clouds, blanket mists, exposing lingering liquid layers of dusk and dawn. Hungry haars embracing, shrouding, A city set in stone, styled in stone. Outlying peppered between the braes, a cacophony of tons, … Continue reading

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