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 […]

The Cricket’s Advice

It was the cricket in the bushes near the pool And a thousand of his friends Filling the night with the sounds of their clicking tongues Or rather legs Shaking their heads “Don’t worry so much” they sang “For another night will come Much like this one And all the others before it You are […]