All in white
descended on my doorstep,
in a cloud of cologne:
the amoretto, the deuce,
the quicksilver son
of Mercury.

Some spells
are an intercession.

Other poems about visits, hellos and good-byes:

Different rides

My heart was a rogue balloon

Pavement Writer

On a traffic island halfway across High Road, evening

The mattress turned over

In this place, I eat butternut soup

Winterreise: on the table – a glass of water

See @beadedquillwrites) (Insta) for photo’s plus some micro, everyday poems.

You can also follow on Facebook for updates on blog posts. And do sign up for occasional emails from the poet’s desk on the website homepage.

Books are for sale on Blurb, including Jangle between Jangle, poems written during the London commute.

Published by BeadedQuill

Author of over 300 poems, also books, essays and short stories. Published in the Johannesburg Review of Books, Carapace and Type/Cast. BeadedQuill's titles are for sale via

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