Flying Kites

If sensitive to the less than picturesque ravages of time The grey hairs The wrinkles Outwardly changing Picture instead this The unravelling of all constraints which fear has laid upon you What others might think Or dread at what might happen If.. If you simply be and let all that is tightly buttoned and choking […]

Waxing Lyrical

The fingers of God A phenomenon which occurs when sunlight pours through clouds and reaches for the earth That sight which some poetic soul long ago coined “the fingers of God” A soft voice that whispers in our ears of awe and wonder Sometimes lyrically recalling a snatch of beautiful memory laid down in reverie […]


Incrementally That’s how we die Year after year goes by and we don’t really stop to contemplate that we are aging The big signs aren’t always there either I’m fitter now then I was in my twenties I suffer no aches or pains A couple of silver hairs but not many and I rarely see […]

Shallow water

The road into the centre of being Narrow Easily missed A cats whisker A thousand smiling selfies Placement within beautiful scenery Over the shoulder Debonair smile Click They’ve missed it But wait awhile, solitary on the mountain side Watching them come and go Like human tides Hear them approach, some chat like birds Footfalls loud […]

Hollow Hides

Childhood Homes It is as it always was Though different Ceilings lower Paint worn And the steps of the staircase I once walked Seem narrower Darker I don’t quite trust that creak beneath my feet It all feels very fragile Or is that me? Where once I ran without thought Rooms echoing to the sound […]