The hardest bit

I hear you ask But how? The trepidation Fear Hesitant pause I see it all Why wouldn’t I? I’ve been there before Listen Let my warm hand cover yours Listen My doubt once matched yours But it doesn’t Anymore Because nothing Not locked doors Nor lack Not hard places Difficult roads And certainly not people […]

Why write?

Why are you writing this Or that Or anything? I write what I need to hear I ask questions And then wait for the reply to appear That’s how it began and that’s how it continues I guess. It’s a system, a process that works. Header photo – old falling down pub Wyandra Qld. More […]

Behind the facade

Old buildings Ornate facades Behind them lay Tumbled down staircases Missing bricks Broken panes of glass Step Carefully I saw a woman She had lost her son Recently Her face was calm Some milk A loaf of bread under one arm I wanted to trail behind Protective Stupid I guess But if someone didn’t know […]