#PoetryMonth: a preview from My Mind the Menace, by @SarahAlison27

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A Life Among The Pages

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SmashCoverMy Mind the Menace a debut poetry collection by new to the publishing world poet Sarah Fairbairn.

This is a collection from a darker period in Sarah’s life, a period she is happy to say she made it through. Here as a teaser is two poems from the collection available now at Smashwords.

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Shame

You are self-scented
But self-sufficient you are not
Your arguments for your behaviour are rot
You will never grow up
You were not taught how
A responsible adult is all I ask for
All I get is a childish howl
You are never happy with what you’ve got
And some of what you think you’ve got
You have not
You lost my love
Betrayed by my fraying heart
From this life we started living
I did depart
I am not only to blame
Although I’ll take on all the shame
To washed up madness you have…

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