Debbie

My heart goes out to these women who sell their bodies for whatever reason, be it for food, rent, drugs, drink. I used to live in the middle of town and would often encounter them. One of my neighbours was a prostitute. This poem was inspired the women and also a character in ‘I, DanielContinue reading “Debbie”

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”

Downtrodden

I write for the downtrodden For those who haven’t found their place in this eat you up and spit you out cut throat world I write for those who need a helping hand to crawl out of their pit of ‘you are shit’ Where misfortune throws the meek, the weak, the ‘I can’t cope’ TheContinue reading “Downtrodden”

Bake Off

well I know it’s half a year away, but I was inspired to write a send up of the Great British Bake Off WARNING: the odd swear word Bake Off It’s getting to that time of year again When our screens are invaded by a farm load of corn fed, field raised, free range eggsContinue reading “Bake Off”

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”