The Mad Woman’s Sundial

  The sun shone on my sundial The shadow reached twelve Born loved and poor I laughed and cried The sun shone on my sundial The shadow reached three Branded through trauma I laughed and cried The sun shone on my sundial The shadow reached six True love gave me a child I laughed and […]

MOTHER

  Kith of my soul Matriarch of my bones You tended a heart Born from your womb A balm for a volcanic mind You kept me free from medicine men Where your riches were few You found treasures in your children And if I were to live Until my hundredth year or more A lifetime’s […]

Jewels

The jewels in the crown Have radiated upon The gifts they have Glisten in the sun Royal blooded women giving life Cubs at their breast A lioness in their ways The royal crest Pride in my country that was given Stories of a princess and queen And England’s treasures Shall reign supreme Swans in flight […]

Steps

I awoke sane this morning they tell me Gliding down the gaping stairs I jump each one further apart But this morning is easier As I land on each step And falling through is just a mirage Because I woke up sane this morning They tell me!