Poems by Paul Hirst

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  • I will not yearn for yesterday
    Nor mortgage my today's for tomorrow...

  • Taste (4) 1

    As I slowly take off your top
    I wet my lips in anticipation...

  • I sit awake on the edge of our bed at 2 am talking...
    Heat lightning streaks the bedroom walls where our...

  • Sitting here in the gloom of this small and barred...
    My mind is free if not me to wander happily were I...

  • We miss you
    Your hands feet and toes your tiny fingers...

  • I was born aged 93 toothless gums and arthritic...
    Whispy scalp and liver spots faded away the...

  • I look into your eyes see the pain reflected there...
    Your green eyes now so blue framed in a scarlet...

  • Flesh (2) 1

    I open sleep filled eyes and the scent of you...
    It lingers and torments beckons me from the bed...

  • I stifle my scream
    Turn pain to Peaches and Cream...

  • The pale dawn illuminates your face
    Cold and uncaring...

  • If only your words were falling leaves
    How brightly my Autumn bonfires would burn...

  • A hundred years since you got the vote and grabbed...
    So put away that Hoover and lay down that brush...