Alyson Torns














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you can get out of any situation
like walking through fog as a child
sensitivity with no vision
 
mini coffins grave yard
prison
hanging bodies
war
prison warden
soldiers on roof
 
spaces to breathe
 
 
change direction
 
fingerprints
ascending stairs
foetal
 
bread man
wire man
donít jump
 
m e d i t a t i o n
 
concrete landscape
shape in time and place
space escape
exposed bodies
vulnerability
 
s t i l l n e s s
 
versus
 
m o v e m e n t
 
s
t
a
n
d
i
n
g
 
s t i l l
 
whilst everything w h i z z e s
 
by
 
 
shadow of self
on bread paving
stone
momentary
d i s t a n c e
 
closeness
 
awareness of self
 
other
 
sensitivity
 
avoidance
 
closeness
 
death
destruction
crucifixion
 
they become us
we become them
 
unexpected
 
moment
breaking  o u t
 
weightless
breath
 
kaleidoscope
 
boxes
 
squares
 
light
 
sensitivity
 
with
 
no vision
 
 
sombre clouds
flashes of seagulls wings
coming storm
 
mystery
 
absence
intimate
accidents
 
secret writing
 
formal informal
 
process construction
 
experimentation
 
series of random
 
 
bubbles
 
 
converge
 
 
manifests
 
possibility communication
 
d
r
i
p
p
i
n
g
 
letters
 
END





manifestations
hesitation
 
when i was a child
 
i discovered
 
pages stuck together
inside
pressed leaves
orange
red
bookmarks
for someone
 
silence
 
24 hours




 
why do we bury each other
as children in sand
 
bucket and spade
 
one ball at a time
 
evolve
 
some will
 
does laps of the marina
each night on his scooter
 
 
enriching
 
 
screaming child
behind
eating crisps
cut his ear shaving
world fallen to bits
 
place discovered
re discovered
 
found in Paddington
 
dead body
 
walks dog wearing matching
pink t-shirt
 
willingness to change
 
air pressure falls
ears pop




 
line up
at bird feeder
waiting
patiently
for
their
seed
 
are you a folder
or scruncher
 
 
find in museum
garden
trees
bird
song
 
 
everything has changed
 
connected with inner
child curiosity
go with flow
 
howís your plumb line
 
verge of hysteria
nothing remains






six hats
embracing uncertainty
toads
never thought about
it that way
today
uncertainty
instability
portal for growth
angels
action
bad things
become blessings



 
 
they treat me like a lump of wood
softness
energy
let go
many colours
flavours
plastic smiles
 
earth shattering
car full of leaves
trees
environmentally friendly
 
fingers on tip toes
 
 
wish i had your life
 
master
servant
 
asked for a game of tennis
no strings
 
 
blindness
labyrinth
tiredness
 
stone
shadows from sole
of your shoes
 
letís talk in paragraphs





you must be ready to burn yourself in your own flame how could you become new if you had not first become ashes Zarathustra
 
 
you have reached
rock bottom
when u stop
digging
 
 
 
people donít hear
listen back to child
hood essence
how do you express death
through scribbles
artist flower butterfly
spontaneous fleeting
moment
gone
 
 
feel all things
in all ways
 
smiles
artificial
flowers
 
and
 
you begin again
awake
detail
progression
process
how do u process
that moment
 
transcendental
emptiness re
inventing
have u asked
for a piece of lemon
in a fish and chip shop
 
angel on met line
cosmic connections
donít do people
easily
untied shoe
laces fizz





invent
re
invest
 
 
faith
space
 
transition
 
breathe
ease anxiety
 
frozen sea
dissolving fear
appears contain
bubbling spring
 
panic
overwhelms seldom
in touch
with depth of reality
unable to distract
acting small
world
world small
 
let go
funeral rites
 
panic intensifies
vision
 
suddenly
begging man
burned
with no arms
sits blind man
deaf man
fat man
thief
 
distortion of self
other
squeeze from a
stranger
 
wild flowers delivered to door
sender unknown







cannot afford a dream
youíre made in heaven
universal gift
stop questioning
simplify it
stop questioning it
stop complicating
 
everyone you were meant
to let go of
never ending cycles
into that darkness
then up
light up
knowing doing
unlearn
undo
undone
let go
 
release
stagnant
energy
 
awaken
child
gather energy
 
smile
 
arrival





nausea
drowning
stranger
 
haddock in her handbag
 
that pulse slice
honest touch
 
wordless one
understanding
everything
 
returned to college
where her daughter died
 
ask a man to look in fridge
lost appetite
 
powerless dot in world
commodity
few ripples
peoples moods
 
 
city blood
stop and search
 
looking for research
unjust attack on human
 
rights
was it age
face
religion





self harm
self hatred
self
useless
unsure
spiritual
struggle
observe
become
 
 
 
forget
 
 
 
shining torches
at moths
 
 
away
 
rest
recharge
recover
renew
 
 
travel
 
lightly
 
change
 
if they had given up
we would not have
their work
 
there will be some degree
of separation
 
what do u do when he
shoots himself
 
thatís a potential problem
 
jelly babies lying on the floor
 
we have a limited time here

 


























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