Cat sniffs red heels
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Blisters, sparks / Unexpected sentimentality

This post was originally titled "Poems about boys". Then I thought that was too racy and also inaccurate. So I changed it. There are two poems, both inspired by - but not actually about - boys. But this is poetry, after all, so who am I to tell you what my poems are "actually" about? If you're still interested in my attempts at creative writing, please read on ...
Candlelit dinner
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First date poetry and other awkwardness

I once went on a date where I was asked to read some poetry aloud. It was one of the most awkward things I've ever had to do. Reading out somebody else's poetry was intimate in all the wrong ways.