Despair

she held her life in her hands
as if it were a  hot potato
bruised
skin scorched
blackened
burning to touch
up
 down
up
 down
bouncing
first-hop
in the grip of hysteria
saddened
maddened
by despair
rage
caged
bird sings
no one hears
no one cares
no one fears
for her life 


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Cher Corbin is a mother of two, a scientist and a silver award winner in Photography at the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA). In 2011, she received two silver medals in Literary Arts in NIFCA for her prose pieces, “Intervention” and “The Pink Slip”. In 2012, she won NIFCA awards for her writing and in the Fine Arts category for her watercolour, “Bridge at the Hole”. Cher is presently working on two novellas, Silvered Mirrors and The Pink Slip.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Very creative in terms of layout, definitely short and spicy!!

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