“Your mood swoops up and down. A zigzagged bat to my twilight

you forage on blood and nectar, then fly home again to roost.

Slowly stealing our sleep and holding our dreams apart, a deity

of doubt covets the forthcoming clamour of kitchen sink drama.

My credence that I love you with a passion she cannot match,

with a depth she cannot reach, with a strength she cannot break,

with a parable she cannot teach, still culminates a feared swansong.


This is an excerpt from a retrospective poem entitled Suspicion.  Its  about the illicit affair with a married man and his wife’s mistrust and fears that something in their apparent idyllic marriage isn’t all that it should be…..


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