Author Archives: PookyH

Frosty Morning

Leaves dressed like princesses Paved the winding path Of her morning walk And her wandering mind. The intricate jewellery Worn by Mother Nature Made her cold heart warm And her warm hands cold. Advertisements

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Run to Live to Run

She ran because to stand still was to die. He didn’t understand why this was so; But he was not the one whose head said go. She couldn’t stop her run to question why. But could she answer, even if … Continue reading

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Delicate petals Catching light amongst darkness. Grey skies overhead.

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Walk On?

Each step took her closer to oblivion. Boldly she walked on; Sure feet On a path Of broken glass Scattering with each step. The shards pierced her soles. The pain eased her soul. The aching Growing, The ache to step … Continue reading

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Re Think

Looking forwards, Never backwards, Not quite liking what I see. It’s important I remind myself, Of who I want to be. In honesty, I’m getting there. I’m doing pretty well. But I’ve got a brain To whom good things Are … Continue reading

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The Day [Sonnet]

Translucent tears told tales opaque and old, Of lives half-lived, half hidden – always scared. The scars of stories, harsh and aged and cold Ran deep beneath the skin of souls, lives shared. To run was something each one could … Continue reading

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On Hiding 

You can only fall so far Fall so far before you hit Before you hit the ground The ground rides up to meet you. You can only run so far Run so far before the past Before the past runs … Continue reading

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