Author: Joyce Butler

Selfie World by Joyce Butler at Spillwords.com

Selfie World

Selfie World written by: Joyce Butler @joycebwriter   There were too many people there snapping flicking smartphones of drawn out features. Climbing over each others heads then falling miserably on their selfie faces Identical imagery in a line as far …
Her Winter Words written by Joyce Butler at Spillwords.com

Her Winter Words

Her Winter Words written by: Joyce Butler @joycebwriter   All Winter long words fell around her like snowflakes landing on her tongue falling in through her mouth as she uttered the images they made there turning her blood into frozen …
The Wreckers written by Joyce Butler at Spillwords.com

The Wreckers

The Wreckers written by: Joyce Butler @joycebwriter   I'm the one they picked to sit on the shore and wait it out flashing my oil lamp through the fog; a lying lighthouse luring them in as small bumps of fear …
Seaweed Goddess written by Joyce Butler at Spillwords.com

Seaweed Goddess

Seaweed Goddess written by: Joyce Butler @joycebwriter   I swam in water shadows rippling dragging me from God knows where My skin turned fallow water lapped slowly combing my wily hair A Seaweed Goddess beckoned me to search her lonely …
She turned with the tide by Joyce Butler at Spillwords.com

She Turned with the Tide

She turned with the tide written by: Joyce Butler @joycebwriter   As all eyes lay sleeping she walked from her bed There was no concealing the choice in her head Each step brought her closer to cold peace of mind …
Christmas in my world by Joyce Butler at Spillwords.com

Christmas In My World

Christmas in my world written by: Joyce Butler @joycebwriter   I hear a whoosh from somewhere far out there in the sky A glimpse of bright red shadows outside windows way up high As children running bright cheeked post letters …
Mermaids written by Joyce Butler at Spillwords.com

Mermaids

Mermaids written by: Joyce Butler @joycebwriter   A ship went down in seas long ago Mermaids don't drown, they just turn to foam I've heard them sing in scales no-one knows Then dive away through waves far from home No …
Skinny Dipping written by Joyce Butler at Spillwords.com

Skinny Dipping

Skinny Dipping written by: Joyce Butler @joycebwriter   Slow moonlight hurt my eyes near the surface of the night pushed my face through wet so cold made me long to shut my eyes. The Ice air slapped my skin for …
My Place written by Joyce Butler at Spillwords.com

My Place

My Place written by: Joyce Butler @joycebwriter   Send me a place with space when life's too loud for me. Run my toes through white sand under distant palm trees. On an unfamiliar beach where the sun sinks low. Just …
Stolen Sands by Paddypoet at Spillwords.com

Stolen Sands

Stolen Sands written by: Joyce Butler @joycebwriter   I could write and tell you tales of mighty kings reflections across the stolen sands. I could tell you they were brave, won many battles. But still you would not care or …