Soldier on

I’ll put on my brave face And you shall don yours And between us The truth lies over and over as if nothing else matters But maintaining The lie That is bravery honoured And fear denied *Let me be clear – bravery, is not always the stoic face of the trained warrior It is also […]

Portal to dreamland

A plane on the tarmac waits its turn It’s crowded on the runway tonight… A thousand thoughts take off flying into the endless stars Outside my window Hand to cheek Face smooshed into my pillow Waiting For that final moment – when consciousness meets the black And everything fades Fold up the wheels Soaring into […]