I Am Not a Meme

I am a mother An Autism mother I browse the forays of Facebook Forgetting the lakes of purples and blues Decorating my limbs in myriad hues Pools of rage and emotional instability Because my Autistic son has the demonic ability To inflict hurt. I cringe at the memes. Why am I not more like them?Continue reading “I Am Not a Meme”

Butterfly

I am having my hair dye today. I love the feel of walking out of the salon with my new head of shiny hair. It makes me feel like a Hollywood star. It inspired me to write this poem… Butterfly I dyed my hair today My crown of narcissistic thorns The mousey barbs lacerating myContinue reading “Butterfly”

Hello

Bit of fun about being plus sized: Hello Hello It’s me in my plus size knickers Nothing to do with my obsession with Mars Bars, Twix, Dairy Milk or Snickers My plus size knickers Black satin, double gusset, masquerading as sexy, toyboy pickers Tailored for the Chinese takeaway, fish and chips, pepperoni lickers Hello It’sContinue reading “Hello”

A Coffee and a Cake in Costa

I Feel as though my poetry has been getting a bit heavy, political and depressing lately and that’s not the kind of person that I am, so here’s something a bit lighter… I’m getting rather larger My sugar is getting as high as a pensioner on weed Or a gang of middle aged women, experimentingContinue reading “A Coffee and a Cake in Costa”