by Bilal Saloo
Inhaling the scent of melted wax, of candles,
lit and burned down to their plate,
forever present, an aroma lingers in moving air, Continue reading “Flame”
by Judith Greenwood
On Monday I got ready for the bus.
As I set off, I found a little stone
In my right shoe. I took it out.
That made me late.
I missed the bus. Continue reading “Time Waits For No Woman”
Sometimes the knife twists
Or the pill
Is the bitterest
Or the path has snapped
And you find yourself back
At the beginning
The mind is convoluted Continue reading “Convoluted”
by Sophie Patel
Oh how your face became a blur
The more and more distant you were.
Oh how I tried so hard
To remember, your face, your smile, your laugh.
Oh how I sat in the corner of my room and cried
no sound just tears
So no one can hear. Continue reading “A Story In A Poem – The Sun Does Not Shine For Me”
By Tahera Mayat
Would you like a receipt?
The cashier asks me
I know I should say no
It’s not at all important Continue reading “Receipts Galore”
By Jackie Darnbrough
Threads of shared sepia memories
bind us together.
We share painful moments
in our arthritic haze. Continue reading “Old Love”
by Mohamed Saloo
Took my seat
In the Tomlinson stand
Nerves ran wild
In this new-ish fan
It’s derby day
The neighbours are here
More than points are dear Continue reading “Bragging Rights!”