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Insane or Wired or Brilliant? Brilliant Plath disappeared in her Bell Jar / Intense Vincent Van Gogh was labelled insane / And when he cut off his ear they cried he had … Passion Chase the emotion / around my heart / until it crystallises / A butterfly landing / on an open flower / Beauty upon beauty / My eyes water … Growing Older With Grace ’It’s all over for us’ / Two 40 something women in my class cried… / ‘No it’s just beginning’ I r… Meeting the Mad Woman She is nice / She is kind / She is subtle / She is compliant / She is nurturing / She loves so much / She is sweet… / Oh the feminine… Blue Eyed Gypsy Woman Her crystal blue eyes sparkle / with the verve of life / reflecting the gentle rawness / of her journey that has / sculptured the woman … Love Bombed – The story behind the painting… ’You’ve been love bombed.’ A lady psychologist said to me. / ‘What is love bombed?’ I questioned. / ‘Lo… Purple Passion Her body tilts back into him / opening her breast to the universe / She reveals an open heart / in order to be close / She risks raw / to … She She rhymes with ‘he’ ‘tree’ and ‘me’ / She is real and she is raw / She is beauty at the core / She is … Disrupt Don’t come near me unless you want to be disrupted. / I will: / Upturn a cliche and write it to a new form / Eradicate generalisation… Diamond Core Don’t you try to unsettle me / I can see through to the other side / Don’t try to demean and cancel me out / I will rise again like the Pho… Wounded If I show you my wounds, / will you show me yours? / Then will our connection be / deep enough for our healing to begin? / Will you look … No is No No is not yes / No is not sort of / No is not kind of / No is not maybe… / No to mind games that devastate sensitive brains / No to power t… Once you dance with the devil you want to dance a… (Mature) Melancholy Engulfed in the ice of melancholy, / sadness dissects my joy / into sections of discontent. / My aching heart stutters and / craves for d… Why I Write You write like a goddess / Another Tour de force. I am speechless / 20/20 this essay is so good if you were here I would kiss you / Can I k… World In his Arms She is to him the most precious gift / She is the beat of his heart, / the beam of his moon, / the shine of his stars / and the ignite of h… Imagine Imagine a world that was about expansion and making a paradigm shift away from the default emotion of a pain that spirals us down into mela… Dangerous It is that feeling in her eyes / As she moves towards revolution / Her poise, her presence / She holds herself defiant and courageous / A w… You Are Love tenderly beautiful / sensually aching from / the first hair on your head / to the last piece of skin on your toe / you embody the essence … I never have anyone to call on Fathers Day I never have anyone to call on fathers day. Instead I sit quietly and reflect on the beautiful father I had for the first eight years of my… Be Careful What You Wish For… Why is it often that which / we long for is just out of reach? / Our internal conversation / How much should I reveal? / How much should … S Factor Yellow butterflies tango in the Autumn Sun / Open chakras energy luminous / Goddess Rising / Shapely curves / Silky moves sensuously st… Soul Mating The pen of seduction the brush of layered and frozen dreams makes me whisper with anticipation and jolts me into hoping. / Words well wove… Wild flowers do not move towards the sunlight &#… Love is eternal hope and endures all / amongst this fractured play of life / There is forever a reason for hope / love intertwined with lov… Creating Heart In that moment when our hearts break / We can choose to remain open / Feel our pain / or shut down. / If we remain open we are raw / We s… Toxic Hammer…Hammer…Hammer / Fifteen minutes of annhilation each morning / One way transmission bombarding our minds / whilst strate… Just Love Red eyes filled with passion more than hate / We breathe in dangerous yet tenderly beautiful times / Burn bridges as some are never meant t… Unconditional Heart Part I open heart like a flower in the sun / fingers touch the sky that weeps / as petals lick the skin wet / dreams of the elusive rain drop / a… Play my pain Play my pain as raw twists my heart around a pole of discontent. Looking for nourishment in the spaces between the faces who do not connect… Seduction of Righteous Indignation For those who take the moral high ground beware the seduction of righteous indignation. There is an adrenalin rush of extreme excitement w… Dance Dance to sweat my prayers / Dance to shed my tears / Dance to set my heart free / Dance to let me be me. / Move to shift the emotion / Move… sensitive A delicate round water droplet / traces the curve of a fragile green leaf / during its journey the droplet stays full / but leaves a trai… Goddess Of Belly Dance She moves with sensuous grace. / There is something in the way she shimmy’s / as her hips curve and weave a tapestry of intrigue, / her tum… Saying I love you is just the beginning… Nothing creates intimacy more than the lucid articulation of feelings from one lover to another. They say action speaks louder than words … Pathways to Pleasure Sinuous skin with supple curves / that burst in graceful dismay. / Lithe sensuality that skips / through delectable daisies. / Speechless … Musings on Love 1. / Nothing creates intimacy more than the lucid articulation of feelings from one lover to another. They say action speaks louder than w… 9 June 2011 Hallelujah! Hip Hop Hooray! / Another year to celebrate exuberant life! / Dancing Latin beats red pleasure / Experiential knowledge secret… “Our Hearts Are Broken But Our Will Is Stro… Eyes flow tears as my country floods. Yet these tears are never enough to express the compassion I feel for the devastation of my beautiful… He He rhymes with ‘she’ ‘free’ and ‘be’ / He is silent and then he speaks / He excites and he provokes / H… Abandoned Alone now. / No one here. / You left like a thief in the night / while my body was still trembling / from where you had been. / A Red Rose … 11.11.11 Revolution in Kindness / 2011 was a year of disruption. / A year when the earth groaned, she screamed with violent victory and sent us all … 12-12-12 12-12-12 and I have writers block. I so wanted to write a masterpiece for this special day. As in previous years such as 11-11-11 and 10-1… Goddess Rising and Falling She rises from the flowers / before the ashes have turned to soot / A phoenix star, defiant vivid, she breathes / an alchemist turning hurt… Sensuality Touch me with your sensual fingers / through the layers of blue pleasure. / Look at me with your sensitive eyes / that know the murmurs of … To engage or not to engage…now that is a qu… ‘You have to master the art of disengagement. You have to learn to detach!’ I was advised by a very wise family member when I was a young … Do We Dare? If we do not want and we do not need the reward is no pain / But with no pain there is no joy and no expansion / We weave a limited contrac… Men Talk A sand fly, large and black, landed on Dylan’s red nose and stung him. He slapped his nose. ‘Ouch!’ He shook his white hair, the colour o… Voice I lost my voice. / At 13 it disappeared / in front of 300 peers / my speech dissolved to nothing. / Mortified I wish to say something. / S… A Permanent Tear Whack! / With little warning it came. / A violent quake at sea that created a Tsunami in Japan / beyond comprehension. / A tragedy that ren… So then what is love? Ah the beauty of giving and receiving of love / To what extent do we give love? / To what measure do we receive love? / We need love to br… Glamour… …Trap. / You’re so vain / I bet you think this poem is about you / You’re so vain / I bet you think this poem is about y… I looked up I looked up… / … and saw a huge cloud spread across the centre of the sky and within the white I saw a delicate feminine face looking… My Muse, My Silence Encased in arms of silence / Surrounded by the walls of no sound / Trapped in the discord of waiting / No word…but looking for a sign from … Christmas – a quickening six days to Christmas grace / tantalising bling of Christmas decoration / heart surrendering Christmas carols / that unearth embedded memor… Wife or Mistress or Soulmate ? Carrington loved his wife Jasmine. She was mysterious and demure but there was another woman at his work with a bold and fiery libido. Char… Captivated By You Captivated by the way your eyes / focus and see me / Delighted that you are present / here right now / Ignited by the feeling that you hold… A Hair Story Rapunzel’s heart beat with extreme excitement, never before had she been so close to such a gallant knight. His eyes, brown and intense dra… Dreaming of Him Dreaming of him / makes her feel beautiful / Seeing his image / in her minds eye / Filling in the detail / the line, colour and form / He t… 10-10-10 Joie de vivre caress our hearts / with exuberant sensitivity / delicious imagery in lush intent / to weave magic in our minds / and jolt ou… A Great Unease How can I sleep when our earth is breaking up? / How can I dance when our land is flooding? / How can I dream when my sisters and brothers … Unrequited verses Skin Debate Unrequited love is love supreme / Love that is always just out of reach / He knows he is beautiful but / is not sure yet what to do with th… To To allow the essence of me to meet the essence of you in peeling away the layers and letting go of the myriad of masks that shield our frag… Fire in Her Belly Waiting. / Embers of desire spark. / Smouldering. / Lush thoughts… / sweet feelings / that do not allow rest. / Body memories tingle / as… The Phoenix Will Rise Again…1-1-13 Trauma upon trauma creates an unrelenting sting to the soul that will not heal. Overwhelming pain still now cuts a heart to pieces as it be… Masked Bride Once upon a time there was a creative / little girl who played with her boy and girl dolls / making stories of love and romance / where the… Surrender How do I define the / essence of desire? / A rose tattoo that cuts my skin. / A black sun that holds the light. / The head the gatekeeper /… Mother Her mind incisive and fast / Her strength a mountain / Courage her middle name and her last / She taught me so much / My mother pragmatic … fragile An untouchable eagle soars high above / the mountains to the heavens / powerful, majestic beauty wings outstretched / but can be dropped e… Dusky Pink Encircles Her Heart Dusky pink encircles her heart / Deep brown of his eyes / warms her with iridescent power / Her rose bud opens to heat of his stare / Her b… 1-1-12 – Happy New Year – Reflections… After the disruption of 2011 with binaries broken, our fields of soul raw, tilled and ready to be planted with a field of unnamed flowers… Resistance & Surrender Longing and desire / So delicious, so ripe / Like a juicy blood red cherry / Ready to be eaten / The wetness and sweetness / So divine how … Stressed They say there is good pressure and bad, / but this kind of pressure just makes me sad. / I know jobs are at risk and life is on the line /… Sad Sadness is shy. / She bites at our hearts / and tugs at our minds. / Sadness stops us / and makes us feel. / Our blood bursts with sadness.… Garden of Love I had a dream sublime / that danced across my mind / I saw giant flowers in a garden tower / above two lovers dancing, / There was sun flow… Pray for Love Pray for creativity / Pray for tolerance / Pray for feeling minds / Pray for insight / Pray for compassion / When one part of our society … Suspended Caught within the fragile light / Between the way things are / And what they seem / In limbo, a place of fractured dreams. / Suspended on h… Break My Silence With Your Sound Fill my silence with the / sound and colour of you. / Does removing the mystery / eradicate ones power to allure? / Do we then lose our pow… You are a woman a man could worship… (Mature) Love Love pays attention / Love is present / Love is in the moment / Love can break your heart to pieces / Love can mend a shattered heart / Lov… Different People aren’t meant to lead norma… Must not lose my focus amidst this numb routine of / riding amonst the expressionless to work on the Sydney System. / My novel still calls.… Valentines Day 1999 (Mature) Revolution in Kindness Part I Imagine a world where: / Sensitivity was respected above all qualities / Corporates listened to the voice of the workers and created shared… White Walls Walls sterile white. Curtains draped near his bed and stank from musty antiseptic. His eyelashes had fallen out and his cheekbones poked ou… Sensitivity & Soul We knew him through his art. / Looking at Bernards painting was / like looking directly into Bernards heart / so beautiful…so generous, he… The Fighter (Mature) Return to the Divine Child To sit and draw your face is to let go of some of the love. / The feeling flows from my heart onto the page. / The expression is theraputic…