The heart is a compass

The pattern of a birds wing Against the sky Freedom Flight Light And in the case of the pigeon Home *pigeons have been known to fly thousands of kilometres from a strange place, home. Their navigation system is so strong They can do it blind How they do this is a mystery The heart is […]

Returning

I used to worry you would tire of the scenery The same hills Curves Bends A landscape undergoing seasons that change inexplicably And yet remain the same A few wildflowers in spring Ribs showing through a lack of rain Returning again and again Along a gradually eroding path Skimming an outline that is not meant […]

Shifting

There comes a point In every trip When you look back And you can’t see home anymore And the lovely thing about travel Taking trips Is you always come home But with journeys of personal growth You go somewhere else. If you’re lucky You lose sight of everything you ever thought you knew Your thoughts […]