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Spiders 🕷 

Baby spiders Build their webs Invisible amongst the blades Until mist comes Revealing a miniature canopy of death I blunder through A gargantuan reaper In hidden worlds unto themselves ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my writing by buying one of … Continue reading

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Wait

We wait in the waiting room Where the fish in the tank have a tired look Weary of the glass house they live within Unable to tap their tormentors back A puppy comes to visit and fingers stroke and pet … Continue reading

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Rust

The days flow like water In rushing torrent and drip alike Carrying me ever onward to desert seas Where I’ll rust away in drought To join the dust of ages ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my writing by buying one … Continue reading

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Bones

In repose Mighty giants stand Scoffing at tiny seeds Who will one day feast on their bones ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my writing by buying one of my poetry collections from the Kindle store. Thank you! 2016: Poems from … Continue reading

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Models

The models for my dreams are wired Else how would the lights glow? There are plumbed, for water flows from taps They are heated, for I am warm I fall across Earth so fast I don’t hit The planes, trains, … Continue reading

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Futures

Dreams sliced asunder by knives of pleasant company Are murdered futures spilt upon the ground and left to rot For carrion-birds of doubt gorge upon in raucous flocks indifferent to our losses In practical helplessness we watch the dripping blades … Continue reading

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Loaves

Cosmic millstones grind time to flour For loaves of a lifetime Leavened with moments unforgettable Some feast Some famine Some leave crumbs Some let moulder Some cut Some tear Some drench in honey Some soak in oil But none gaze … Continue reading

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