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They Told Us

They told us we were special, Each gift-wrapped like collectables, scraping ink into papers on tables with cries for help engraved into tainted wood.   They told us we had talent, From colouring inside the lines, bringing outlines to life, with rainbows and felt-tips, tip-toeing across the blank space Like crowds, protesting, chaos over what … Continue reading They Told Us

I Come From

I come from six houses, former dog-lovers, now cat people. The colour yellow teddy bears, CD Roms, Learning Land Woolworths.   I come from Sunday Roasts that stink the house out, 'carrots make you see in the dark', hide and seek; Father Christmas Book shelves, fairy stories Barbie Swan Lake video, Paddington Bear   I … Continue reading I Come From