Before the Noughties (00’s)

Before the Noughties (00's) by laurawebbpoems featuring a keepsake box

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Do Cats Go Mad?

Gentle with Meows, she knows I understand, She wishes to go out, and project across the land. Her heart's desire is to have some adventure, End the day with some rural cat culture.   I cannot open that door. That window, Her possible last-ever shadow. Keys shaking, rattling that my friend would go, Even though …

People-Paper-Chain

Imagine a child's People-paper-chain... A stencil-drawing that's Cut-out, and presented; Proudly created. Faces drawn onto the People-paper-chain, Representing friends- With smiling faces, Joining hands. But I considered- Myself, as that one Friend, who was only Half involved... Half-faced And one hand, being held. As weightless as a People-paper-chain, Was the mass of effort- Put in, …

Unstable Atom

Sometimes I feel small, As if I've been broken down; Isolated into a single ball, Made of unknown elements- Heavy like Iron, or Hydrogen, Yet I'm drowning in them. The substance, Magnesium, Would be much better-suited, To feeling closely related to- My intoxication of mixed liquids. When scaled to the whole Universe, My existence could …

Watercoloured Tears

Soft pencils, Drawing stencils Like rose petals, Gently curve Spirals around your eyes. Green and blue- Watercolour blends As tear drops fall, Infecting the markings On the blank page. Spreading like wildfire Shooting arrows; With blazes and embers Left cold behind them, Brighter than the Creator. Tears so gentle Yet so empowering; Conflicting another world …

The Hourglass

Time, is the only forbidden place . Is it somewhere or something? It's protected from within- The means of living, Until your time is up- Inevitably. Your passion to find- The answers trapped inside, Of the Hourglass, you struggle- Comprehend precious minutes left? But do not care so much for it, Time.