The Open Mouse

Billi Ramsay


deep within

deep deep down down lurking within
a lapse of a chink of a wink in a bygone time
darker deeper deeper still
darkness creeps creepily chinking the chains
caught in the chink of the wink of an eye
creepily clawing at the deep deep darkness
bubbles bubble searching the surface winks
a chink of light blinked freedoms wink
deep deep darkness flickered flickered then died

Copyright © Billi Ramsay 2017

Born in Glasgow in the fifties, worked as a Patternmaker starting mid sixties and worked in various iron foundries. Took up writing when my eldest daughter was born, joined FoWS became interested in performance poetry had some poems and pamphlet published by New Voices Press.