Missing words

Break your
One good habit
With bad behaviour.

Tell yourself
Just try harder
Like you used to.

But you’re
Empty of inspiration
Not lacking dedication.


Too much booze for one girl to handle

Yesterday’s clothes
And a sour taste,
Hair unkempt
Dignity misplaced.

Tired and queasy,
Sore head from booze
Sore feet from dancing
In too-high shoes.

Wasted day of
Sofa surfing,
Eating junk and
Hangover nursing.

Promise yourself
It’s the very last time
You decide to drink
So much white wine…

Last wish

Sing to me
Bring to me tales
Of wide seas,
Lush trees,
Enchanting songs on a
Dancing breeze.
Of silken sands,
Warm hands,
Quietly nurturing
Fertile lands.
Of golden-skinned girls
And moonstone pearls
Tucked within your
Fragrant world.

Take me there
As you stoke my hair
In the hospital gown
I have to wear.
Let me fly in
A clear mind’s eye
Before I sleep, before I….