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Change

This is a chill Autumn wind.

A wind of change

It dances the golden leaves off the bough

Sweeps me out of arms reach,

Turns friends into strangers.

 

This wind blows through my bones

Shaking loose flotsam

Makes the impossible almost possible

Pushing and yielding, reaching in and out

Becoming more than a lover

 

In this brisk Autumn breeze

Anything could happen

Your life could change for the better

For worse, for nothing for something or other

Only the wind knows

Isle of Wight Pride Theme Poem

I’ve been commissioned to write the theme poem for the Isle of Wight Pride 2018. I’m going to be there all weekend, and and looking forward to being part of the UK National Pride-winning Pride on this beautiful island.


Stepping into our Destiny.

Moving into the light.

Proud to be L.G.B.T.

Here, on the Isle of Wight.

 

Remembering our History.

Poets. Artists. Sailors.

Rooted in this island’s rock,

Farmers. Fighters. Tailors.

 

Celebrating who we are,

Stylish, full of life.

Welcoming Loves diversity

Its harmony and strife

 

Honoring our Community,

And how our lives can be.

The courage and creativity,

Embedded in L.G.B.T.

 

On this day we send a message

To our family worldwide.

Be yourself, you’re beautiful!

There is no need to hide

 

Unromance

These words make no sense

I’ve arranged them every way

But still cant read them

 

This flat is too small.

There’s nowhere to put my things

No space to move around

 

These shoes are too tight

They pinch my toes and heel

Make walking painful

 

That joke is not funny,

I’ve heard it too many times

I’ve stopped laughing

 

These clothes are too loose

I’ve shrunk away inside them

I’m hiding in the folds

 

This bath is too cold

The waters stood for too long

It’s lost its heat

 

That door is locked

I seem to have lost the key

I can’t open it

 

This romance is over

It was something I dreamt up

Now…I’ve woken up