Gareth Culshaw Debuts

Gareth lives in Wales. He hopes one day to achieve something special with the pen.

 

I WAS THE SEAGULL

I was the seagull following
the trawler. The smell of life
Hooked my senses.

I took a journey for years.
Hoping to catch up,
become a part of the sentence.

But when I did I realised
The boat was full of rotting
Dead fish that said nothing.

Words that had been spoken
now lay dying. I had
missed the conversations.

I was always too late.
Following a story that I thought
I should be involved in.

But he was always pulling away
The boat. Keeping it to himself.
So I travelled the seas alone.

 

 

GOING BACK TO CAMP
 
The night has taken away
The colour of the trees.
And the moon sits
Like a distant memory of the sun.

The mountains have lost
Their height. A coldness awakes.
My feet are tired but refreshed,
They are alive and unknowingly

Taken out of the coma
Of walking tarmac and carpet.
Stars candle flicker as a
Field of butterflies.

I should be alone but am
More aware of myself
Than ever. In this black

Ocean of passing time

 

 

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About vision791

Pushcart nominee Jeanette Cheezum has been published on several online writing sites and in fifteen Anthology books and four poetry books. Three of these books have made the New York Times Best Sellers list. Awarded The Helium Networks Premium Writer’s Badge, Bronze Creative Writing Award and a Marketplace Writers award. Recently she has published thirteen ebooks at Barnes and Noble and Amazon. You may find a list of some of her work at www.hamptonroadswriters.org
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