Monthly Archives: January 2017

Promise

To future selves we make this promise Days of worry cannot be banished But their import can be lessened By duties levied and wages paid On today’s hard toils in the darkness For tomorrow’s carefree leisures in the sun ©Heather … Continue reading

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Blaze

In dark hours The tiniest of lights Can blaze like the sun ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my poetry by buying a poetry collection from the Kindle store! 2016: Poems from a Year of Change Uncertain: Poems About Gender Transition … Continue reading

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Body

Where weariness creeps Sentinels slump at their posts Letting foreign invaders within To pull the body down ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my poetry by buying a poetry collection from the Kindle store! 2016: Poems from a Year of Change … Continue reading

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Badger

What shall we do With the Toddler-In-Chief Pulling the levers of power On a steam shovel clawing at the Earth Ripping our homes apart Will we scatter like moles Blinking in the harsh light For new tunnels of rhetoric to … Continue reading

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Fever

When the fever hits It’s hard to know If it’s the cabin Or the sickness That’s harder to beat ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my poetry by buying a poetry collection from the Kindle store! 2016: Poems from a Year … Continue reading

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Wield

I want to run away When my kid wields a stick Threatening to bash me with it If I don’t let them run away ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my poetry by buying a poetry collection from the Kindle store! … Continue reading

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Walls

When the walls go up For our protection Who will protect us From the jailers Who put it up ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my poetry by buying a poetry collection from the Kindle store! 2016: Poems from a Year … Continue reading

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