That bag of snakes

There’s a fog this morning Warm air bumping into cold The greater atmospherics Out of my control I simply woke into this day Running along Becoming gently soaked The next metre or so Barely discernible In ayurvedic medicine there is a correlation Between the conditions within And the conditions without I believe this And wonder […]

Where do we live?

Where are we building? And what? Virtual storehouse 300 posts Photos Internet ghosts That live on long after the original copy is gone Are there any originals? I don’t know anymore Perhaps we are all so interconnected Lives intersected Only by time zones Memories stored on the web Are we not avatars Standing next to […]

The race to nowhere

The sensation of watching through a car window Life rushing past All those people that drive along side Faces in vehicles Passing by I’m moving fast Faces blur Life is a journey Not some ambling detour That goes around and around Sometimes it’s only the people in the same vehicle that are still here We […]

The wind

The wind is shaking the chairs on the verandah Iron banging on wood The screens around the outer provide the whistle The gap in the windows the howl The whole orchestra is playing now Falling silent as the wind dips Blows itself out Only to gust in again And I can’t sleep for the sound […]

Strangling Words

A word After a word After a word With each adding depth to the meaning Of the one which came before it As few as possible Not necessarily beautiful But true That is how things should be written Not The magnificence of the omnipresent moment adds splendid divulgence to the optical illusion that we are […]