Poetry, Fiction and BAME history

Portfolio

 

Poetry Portfolio

Please find below downloads of my work:

 
 
 
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Beach Huts

First published in Wasafiri

Next to bone-white beach huts
in the half- dark, where red and green lights . . .
 
 
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Blue-Eyed Boy

From Blinking in the Light by Louisa Adjoa Parker

He was nobody’s fool but his own;
a blue-eyed boy roaming free . . .
 
 
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English Rose

From Salt-sweat Tears by Louisa Adjoa Parker

After he’d married his English Rose
and discovered it wasn’t to be . . .
 

Onions

From Blinking in the Light by Louisa Adjoa Parker

First day of the year: a spill
of onions on the terracotta kitchen floor . . .
 

Seagulls

From Blinking in the Light by Louisa Adjoa Parker

I wake each morning to the sun
and wonder how he isn’t here . . .
 
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This is not 'just tired'

by Louisa Adjoa Parker

This is not just any tired
this is dead tired, I’m seeing red tired . . .
 
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Velvet Dresses

From Salt-sweat Tears by Louisa Adjoa Parker

I want to climb under Dorset’s skin
curl up in her folds, wrap her around me . . .