Mocking Bird

Based on a real life case. Child cruelty breaks my heart. Poor innocents. Poem is written for spoken word, so the rhyming and meter are pretty loose. Mocking Bird Hush little baby don’t say a word Mamma’s gonna buy you a mocking bird And crazy mamma’s off her head, fucking sky high And if youContinue reading “Mocking Bird”

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.