Zoe Siobhan Howarth-Lowe

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All These Years I Was Looking For The Woman I Wanted To Marry

All of my relationships have been high energy

– energy rushing in

– energy draining away

the same build ups of –

the same bursts,

crackles,

blinking away into nothing.

 

 

Energy propelling me

through failure after failure

towards an act of                     correction.

 

I get bogged down in stereotypes

forced into dogmatic –

I crack under                            knick-knacks

taking up a stance

behind

whining voices – discussing the weather.

 

I get drunk,

but don’t care

lost in my own world of erratic…

 

That night,                               Nothing happened

the next day –                          Everything.

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Biography

Zoë is a Poet and Mum from Dukinfield. Her work has appeared in Magma, Curly Mind, Clear Poetry, Lakeview Journal, Interpreter’s House and The Lake. She also enjoys wargaming, painting models and scrapbooking.

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