Author Archives: sandrathibodeaux

About sandrathibodeaux

Poet and Playwright

Bleeding Seeds

BLEEDING SEEDS I pick rosellas for your mum to remind myself that love is enduring, despite the bite of green ants, the natural decay at the end of the season. How does something tissue-thin and pink end up so hardened? … Continue reading

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Two Muses

TWO MUSES :g Between the falling sun and the rising moon, is there any distance? Or just a treacherous planet in-between?

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Armada

An armada of clouds blew in from Indonesia, low, determined, black. On the attack? No. I knew straightaway: they were here to defend. The grave won’t prevent me being grateful. Lover, you are the faithful monsoon.    

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Kind Paths

Kind Paths   Mother’s advice that’s stood the test of time: in order to fix a bike, flip it upside-down. Then you can see the fantasy peeled from reality – the wheels stopped turning; brakes squealed. With your lover, feel … Continue reading

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Wake for a Dragonfly

Wake for a Dragonfly rainbow falls on his favourite valley colours shift the dunes blue, red, green iridescence: dragonfly battles death magnificent in distress purples and pinks lie in dragonfly’s wake beauty beats at pain

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Patterns

Patterns On that morning, she chose refuge, hiding in her bed, the cruel face of jails that, really, we perpetuate. On that morning, he sent the deluge he’d long ago promised. Eyelashes ached. Drops slip from cycles. New patterns on … Continue reading

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  Darwin. Always on my shoulder: your eyes. We could drive like that for days.    

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