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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,
I looked into a February sky. It's dark, inky blueness had no moon yet.
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,
I had a pimple on my nose, it wouldn’t budge it wouldn’t go and didn’t suit me there I know, this glowing carbuncle of woe.
A cold bed
Cold insecurity now slept on, feels sharp in the morning light.
Lulu loved the butterflies, she'd try to pick them up. They were so full of colour she couldn't get enough.
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.
A Certain Loss
Slowly they fade, sharp jaw lines, strong limbs, firm skin.
Let's Banish Time
Time passes too quick but only in retrospect for as we travel through it goes slow, crawling,
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.
The radio plays Sunny afternoon, it's The Kinks
Being Tina Turner
When I turn my Hoover on I usually burst into a song for if I sing the notes all wrong no one can hear when my Hoovers on!
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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