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Ruth Walters Poems
The toe bone's connected to lush grass, early mornings, bird song The heel bone's connected to you,
If I Were A Flower
If I were a flower my petals would be fading now, drooping and withering in the early summer but if by chance you glanced my way to warm me through, watered my weakened frame to give me strength,
A Cold Bed
Cold insecurity now slept on, feels sharp in the morning light.
Her problem was tough, kind of dark and impenetrable. So she decided to drill him, made a hole,
A Little Hot Gossip
"She brushed her lips by his so gently for a thrill, and when he didn't flinch it spurred her on.
Pool balls, snooker balls, footballs, squash balls, potting into pockets, kicking into goals. Always out at matches, evenings, weekends never any time for anything but balls.
Lulu loved the butterflies, she'd try to pick them up. They were so full of colour she couldn't get enough.
A Small Grey Box
It was a small, grey box, seldom noticed, with a little silver key.
Sieving And Seizing
Sieving flour, creaming butter, she mixed sadness with vanilla, as she added cream of tartar and began to feel much better.
The radio plays Sunny afternoon, it's The Kinks
A Dolls Eye View
Dolls sit among the cushions as though they are waiting for her. Their porcelain smiles, fixed, their eyes wide, a cobalt blue,
Time passes too quick but only in retrospect for as we travel through it crawls, lethargically,
1 A Lump Of Old Metal
It was a lump of old metal, a car with no heart cocooning him, purring through back lanes,
Touched by the monster's hand, the coastline quivered and shook, while it's people trembled.
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The toe bone's connected to
lush grass, early mornings, bird song
The heel bone's connected to you,
how you look when you're ahead
The foot bone's connected to determination,
how you keep going when all is crumbling
The leg bone's connected to your fears,
your wobbles, how you need support
The knee bone's connected to your knee jerk
reactions to this crazy world
The thigh bone's connected to your inner strength
that helps you take control
The back-bone's connected to work,
hard work, hard work, sheer hard work
The neck ...