Authors Posts by Alexandra Parapadakis

Alexandra Parapadakis

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Girl outside

Have you seen her eyes? Searching grass stains Reaching up the bark Of her rough touch, Rough hands Legs like hay, the hairs like needles, Could lose thoughts in...
Lodori, Tumblr

Grandma

Memories are hidden within the creases of her skin. Her face is a wall which may fold, but will never crumble or collapse. She...

No need for sleep

Belly full with laughter, guts plump with giggles, I crumble under your tickles. Face a rash of Cheshire cat, the only pain I feel Is the ache of burning...
Photo by Hugo Douglas-Deane

Lightmare

In your rays of light, - Halos, halos, hello - Your shadow, Your fruitfulness, Your lime of every light… In your company!   I look for crevices or cracks In your existence -...

Your tune

In the creases of a crumpled T-shirt, the darkening orbit of an orange pasta stain, the unhinged playfulness of bright and living eyes… the golden curls like...
Illustrations by Hugo Douglas-Deane

Forget

Wrinkly knuckles clench, running white. The old man sits, well he lies, in the bed. Tucked up to the chin. It’s a cosy image...