Poems

Putty

"New friends, like one’s best coat and patent-leather boots, are only intended for holiday wear. At other times they are neither serviceable nor comfortable; they do not answer the required purposes, are ill adapted to give us the ease we seek. A new coat, however, has this advantage, that in time it will become old… Continue reading Putty

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Poems

Uncut

  'Tis all unexpected really. Shells dig deep into my feet. Stinging blood seeps through layers of sand compact. I run along the soft wetness, arms outstretched, trying to catch the wind as the band plays in the background; drums beating, trumpets singing, feet tapping. Spiralling round and round, I hit the ground and the wet… Continue reading Uncut

Poems

Belonging

  no strings attached yet sought for incessantly - home is everywhere   ***************************************************************************  Written for Heeding Haiku with HA: Write/Right Now! The challenge was to write a Haiku/Tanka commemorating the few moments of these days of your life. If you'd like to participate, just follow the link 🙂

Poems

One Day

deep earth ploughed constant secrets compelling  seduce - land spent, exhausted   rivers twist and turn deep lies hidden, forgotten - the heart emerges   porphyry cloak rests a field impoverished wails: do now wrap our tears   trees bring forth new fruit seed never really alone - their worm does now die   cradle… Continue reading One Day