Down, not beaten


For Loz. Her tarnished pride was fading But she couldn't let it go She holds herself together Not wanting pain to show A fall from grace so sudden The future seemed so bleak She'd thought her life secure At Centrelink no one speaks Noone blames the husband Of her he'd just outgrown His job was … Continue reading Down, not beaten

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Anxiety in verse


The rumble of ominous thunder announces the pending approach. A lingering, menacing spectre, taking hold and squeezing your throat. You foolishly think you have time to prepare for your terrible fate But your countermeasures are no match, and anyway you've left them too late. With sudden ferocity it's on you - your intellect can't help … Continue reading Anxiety in verse