Primani Let’s hear it for Primark! That cut price clothing behemoth Where people flock and shop with shock At ridiculous bargains, eyes agog. Fill yer baskets, fill yer baskets, Baskets like plus sized body bags Shove it in, yer jeans, yer shoes, Yer jim jams, yer panties, yer bags of rags. Come along to theContinue reading “Primani”

Am I a Poet?

Am I a Poet? Am I a poet? Do the words that flow in book or on screen Reflect dramatic emotions that go unseen? Does my happiness make you smile? Do you bare your satisfied teeth like a hungry crocodile? Do my words of suicide hanging in the air like a cloud of despair DestroyContinue reading “Am I a Poet?”

The girl in the Black Fur Coat

Smile as wide as a sunset in the Grand Canyon, Split from side to side like a sacrificial lamb. Lips as red as two blood soaked rosebuds, Smiling like a maniac and she doesn’t give a damn. For she’s riding the wave of a high, goddam. Eyes as bright as diamonds freshly mined and polished,Continue reading “The girl in the Black Fur Coat”

It was nice, the Saturday Tea

It was nice
The Saturday tea.
Family sitting around the living room
Scraps of greasy newspaper balanced on our knee
Last week’s news saturated in chip fat
This week’s wellbeing, the cholesterol it’s enemy.
Scraps of batter, vinegar, swimming in a sea of mushy pea
A battered sausage promising dancing tastebuds
A haddock resplendent in its crispy, greasy coat
Chips golden like they’d been deep fried by the sun
Cuisine like nirvana, sliding deliciously down my nostalgic throat.

Hello! There’s a poet in the house!

Hi, My names is Sarah and I am a poet based in Lincolnshire, UK. I love to write. I spend half my life thinking about what I’m going to write and half my life writing it. I also love to write and perform poetry for spoken word and perform regularly at open mic nights, inContinue reading “Hello! There’s a poet in the house!”