And so I wake once again Leaning on the window sill Chin resting on lined palms Observing the sun An obsession causing flutters Here comes the rising glow
Seaweed ribbons ripple, green inks the sea, Iridescent fish beat their tails in the enchanting blue While we sleep the residents dodge trawlers, rescue mates from tangled plastic Travelling vast distances, mouths to the sun, Playing in the waves, some come to shore In my dreams we walk among the benthos, sand filtering through bare… Read More In this ocean home
Towers of steel next to cobbled streets, Leafy enclosures next to concrete walls, Cafes dull with bosses, lanes alive with buskers This city – the victors lodge in the base of your nerves. Moving as you do, daily through crowds Lost in sounds only you can hear No longer with the patience or dreams, which brought… Read More Vision
The sun peeps on a new day, Chirping jays charge resting hearts, Lost feathers delight in the breeze, Rambling park grounds fill with the pulse of bright-eyed pups on brisk patrol.
They can’t remember how it was exactly – A worn bench, adorned with papery rust A clear night, arms reach towards the stars A sigh. The brush of the sea, against cool feet A panacea for loss – home is always elsewhere Thoughts locked away, they journey on.
I want to rest near a sunlit hedge fashion a seat out of moss leaf through old newspapers soak my feet in a stream hug a passing cloud count the twinkles of stars and end the day with a smile
The morning-fresh scent beckons. You pad through soft warm sand, leaving the letter unfinished. Together we were better than vegan biccies – sumptuous yet harmless, sweet but pain free Then you took my whispers, slipped away with ease Forget? (too bright to believe) The temperamental lamp flickers, while the puppy chews your blue striped socks… Read More All that follows