Gus+Moira

You gave me your hand I held it in mineAnd we made the unstoppable stop – time You picked me a rose from your neighbour’s garden And poured me French champagneWe kissed for hours, mouths swollen and soar Convincing me love wasn’t a losing game We danced in the kitchen, our shirts thrown on the […]

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Born Again Good Girl

Bottle it up Don’t blow Don’t blow it Don’t blow it all Don’t blow it again Keep quiet Keep calm Keep it in Remain soft Be a lady Be someone they can see a future with Be a wife Be a mother Be a good girl Be a lover Behave Be what they expect of […]

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He

 He says I’m soft The way I stand The way I speak The way I walk He said I’m sweet That he can’t fall asleep Because reality Is better than his dreams When I look into his eyes I can see so deep That I believe Everything he says He means So he can say […]

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Rise

Strip it all away Layer by layer Promise by Promise One bit at a time Dismantle the walls Rip up the floors Smash through the broken window panes Let the air blow through Blow up dust Blow it all away The good times The bad The lives lived here Let the night come Darkness fall […]

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I had a dream last night…

Someone told me about a place Where everything is easy Chests never feel heavy Breathing is never hard People just float Existing in the lightest form I mentioned this place to someone else I knew And I asked if it was real Or if it was a mythical made up dream world And they had […]

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Poem for Mum

I’m a walking mum tattoo The ink in my blood Is close as I can get to you And some nights I can sleep without one tear And some days I don’t need you here And some times I can hardly breathe And sometimes your face is all I see And I get up and I […]

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The Importance of How to Hold + How Not to Hold.

There is a heaviness On her chest In her heart Throughout her breathing passage It blocks her breath It tightens her lungs It makes her dizzy Disoriented And in that heaviness There are cracks That are causing the universe inside her to crumble It’s like there’s nothing to grab on to There is no number to dialNo one […]

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