In celebration of World Poetry Day…

Outrunning the Rain Outrunning the rain. Outgunning the pain. Fighting back the tears. Even though it’s been years. Like drops from the sky, They multiply. Each glistening and clear. Each a perfect tear. Outrunning the rain. On board the train. Swept away on the tracks. As emotion racks. Biting my lip. So my cover won’t slip. Keeping…

Bah Humbug!

Fed up of the excitement, false as it is, of companies and people “celebrating” Christmas way too early (some are advertising it and “looking forward to it” as far back as August!), I wrote the following poem which will feature in the second anthology of short stories and poetry coming in 2018. Bah Humbug! Christmas…