“Wormhole Kiss” and other poems by Patricia Walsh

Dead to Cliché An apocryphal stain, hanging around classes Gulping up refreshments in a bold eye Windows of opportunity shun entitlement A rainy reason cuts across the sky. Terror pervades the burning opportunity To declare oneself fit for purpose Relief after paperwork and a spell’s decorum Bureaucratic selves taunting the figure. Not to be disturbed, […]

“Trompe L’Oeil” and other poems by Patricia Walsh

Trompe L’Oeil Tidied away, fast disappeared, what’s lost in the house isn’t lost. In a mid-sentence, blasting myths and fairytales I avoid the radiance of your eye. Hidden phallic symbols litter the test crunchy fallen leaves subdue the table reference books stand-offish, yet useful the clock, used to stares, reigns supreme. What escaped thought becomes […]