Mum, I’m Sorry – by KATIE LEWINGTON

Physical and verbal abuse against parents by their own children is increasing. This is becoming a more recognised form of domestic abuse and has been the subject of TV documentaries … Continue reading Mum, I’m Sorry – by KATIE LEWINGTON

Depraved / Truth / Gently Carefully / And Love Remains – by LEARA MORRIS-CLARK

Depraved You steal my breath and hold my life within your grasp. I fear my heart should burst with the lack of you. My blood flows at your touch, exposing … Continue reading Depraved / Truth / Gently Carefully / And Love Remains – by LEARA MORRIS-CLARK

Being Caught and Letting Go – by PENNY BARRATT

Being caught and letting go   by Penny Barratt     At the age of 10 you played kiss chase through the Dublin back streets with Diarmaid Carey. He snagged … Continue reading Being Caught and Letting Go – by PENNY BARRATT

The Bus – by KATE JONES

The Bus   I stand among the groups of middle-aged parents lining the pavement beside the bus that contains their beloved offspring.  Excited faces scattered with acne and over-zealous make-up … Continue reading The Bus – by KATE JONES

Minor Changes / You Never Asked – by PRERNA BAKSHI

Minor Changes (First appeared in Poeticdiversity)   In memory of my beloved sister   Everything is still the same as you left, just with minor changes. Like this chocolate-brown colored … Continue reading Minor Changes / You Never Asked – by PRERNA BAKSHI