Category Archives: Self image

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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The Instinct of Intuition (bilingual)

This poem is the longest work I’ve ever  had in draft. I began it in 2002/03 when I was coming to terms with trusting my intuition. I am sure like many others, we would be rich if we had followed … Continue reading

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A Flower’s Feelings (bilingual)

I am a bold flower without boldness. Whose petals are losing  their colour, missing the ruby dew. The leaves weak, missing the cerulean caress. The sad stem needing pampering from its golden compass. The dry roots in barren land, lacking … Continue reading

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Found (bilingual)

New vision, new energy, new sight. A door opens to blinding light, yet, still to pass the long-term night. Before realisation of what is right. Hope came, hope floundered, hope stayed. A window opens to being brave, yet, still to … Continue reading

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HIgh Heels / Tacones Altos

Sending to the sky, the heels high, Inches small but pushing tall. Strutting, stubborn, sexy. Shoulders back, feet clack and slap, A gait opening gate. Overcoming lost high heel bottle. Stubborn, strutting, sashay. Confidence, change, charismatic and catalytic, connectors to … Continue reading

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An Achilles heel / Un Talón de Aquiles

If only I were different, if only I were thin, I’d have all the tools I need to win, and wi,n and win. Yet, I was an ugly duckling. Inside, up, down and out. Pushing, protecting and projecting what I … Continue reading

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