stages – just another girl

where is he now,she wondersthe first boy who kissed her cheek?they were fiveso unsuspectingof the havoc that kiss would wreak ‘n whateverhappened tothe first boy who carried her books?so brave,with his steamed-up glassesblue plaid coat with metal hooks she always smileswhen she remembersthe boy whose virginity she tookthose lustfulteenaged kisseshis shocked, delighted look neverhas sheContinue reading “stages – just another girl”

come August – Just Another Girl

so complicatedthe relationship she has withthis particular swathe of dayslove in the morningmistrust in the afternoona butterflies-in-the-stomach feelingthat signals the monsoon time cannotbe trusteda trickster it has becomespilling wine in the eveningerasing sun from skyearly comes the darknesson the wings of a seagull’s cry copyright © 2020 KPM online at:

sunset gin – kate58 (just another girl)

it’s my own special concoctionutilised on those dayswhen I waft from room to roomin an unthinking dazemornings when I feel unsettledafternoons when I feel blueafter evening teawhen I don’t know what to domade especially for those dayswhen I simply cannot wina magic remedythat I call sunset gin no, I’m not gone tell youwhat’s in theContinue reading “sunset gin – kate58 (just another girl)”

droplets of joy – just another girl

a heart still fragilea week after the protesta soul that remainsin a state of unrest so when the unexpected knockhits the door1st instinct is to wonder:“is it time to hit the floor?” black dog has been bitingcrazy thoughts inhabit the voidwhat’s that’s noise? what’s that sound?the word of the day is paranoid eye pressed toContinue reading “droplets of joy – just another girl”

wind – Just another Girl

I listen to the windas I lie in bedill positioned pillowspropped beneath my troubled head it speaks to me, this windvoice a distinctive hallmarkevoking myriad memoriesas I shiver in the dark it’s a drunk dude cursinga shrieking CSX freight traina woman loudly screaminggiving birth in blood & pain howling at my windowswirling dust at theContinue reading “wind – Just another Girl”

duvet days – kate58 (just another girl)

mournful windsthreatening skies of greyoutdoorsis off the table for todayrain is fallingoh so fineliquid diamonds danglingfrom the clothesline but it’s okayif my plans go astraygonna grab my blanketgive myself a duvet day to start, a big breakfastI will cookfeed my facereading my favourite booka long hot showerwill make me feel blessedbut I’ll not getproperly dressedContinue reading “duvet days – kate58 (just another girl)”

we are not disposable – kate58 (Just Another Girl)

time may slow, days may lagI’m older now so my breasts sagmy skin no longer a burnished goldbut I’m not useless: I’m just getting old grey – a bit thinning – grows my hairit takes a bit longer to get out that chairwrapped in a blanket cause I’m often colddon’t make me less worthy: I’mContinue reading “we are not disposable – kate58 (Just Another Girl)”