Missed Connections

Almost  If only I should have Could have These words rotate endlessly In the air about the head Things we wish we could have  If only Instead They are collective verbs and nouns Seen in the here and now Yet used to describe Sighed  Often with regret Someone whose time we shared Who now has […]

Opening the mind

When you don’t drink  And you change your small view of the world  The world opens up Waiting for life to change And not  changing within yourself? Well good luck with that but I suspect it would be an uphill battle. Once you shift within yourself however things that you previously wouldn’t consider  Shift, broaden […]

An orange in my pocket 

Walking down a path I’ve never seen before Round corners And up hills Roaming for hours  With only an orange in my pocket  Time stops And I can’t remember what I was even worried about Freedom is leaving And it’s arriving It may be up an unfamiliar road Travelled  single file alone Walking circles in […]

Absolving and Evolving

Let it all fall away Come Go Stay For as long as it wants It won’t be long  That song that revolves in your head Around and around And around Dissolves Replaced by another instead These things that worry you so much! Won’t in six months These thoughts that dominate your mind Steal your time […]

Houses and Homes

I walk through this house Passing empty rooms Where my children used to sleep  It feels like only moments ago that I would call “Goodnight I love you”  And hear their answering replies My footfalls seem so loud In this house gone quiet And the walls With their nicks and scrapes Tell their own stories […]

We were here

Footprints follow wherever I tread Ink flows on the paper  Trailing dreamings from my head And heart We leave marks Songlines Tracks Leading back A child’s sandcastle is gone on the tide I watch it fall Wondering what is the point of it all All this writing Stringing words together Creating pictures  Leaving marks On […]