The Work Last night I finally finished In Their Own Words by Helen Ivory and George Szirtes. Yes, I was reading it last month and, yes, it has taken this long to finish, partly because I lack time (I wish I had) to read and partly because I have terrible tendency to try and read
They call me the Gray Lady but I prefer Ruby Red against cold, hard silver. They call me the Dame of Darkness but I prefer the light of hope in their eyes when they see a mere woman behind them. They call me the Mistress of Death but I prefer the tender touch before they
Audio recording of the poem: [podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/storybramble/Playground.mp3[/podcast] Stephanie is a performer based in Scotland. You can find more of her work over at: Beautiful Misbehaviour. Her Twitter is: @StephArsoska. Photo of the playground courtesy of: PublicDomainPictures.net.
Audio recording of the poem: [podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/storybramble/When_I_was_wee.mp3[/podcast] Stephanie Arsoska is a performer based on the east coast of Scotland where she runs Storybramble, a storytelling site for parents. Her blog: Beautiful Misbehaviour and Twitter: @StephArsoska. Photo of the sky courtesy of: PublicDomainPictures.net.