The wrong doer Is not allowed into the sunlight She consists Subsists Of all those stupid things I have done The wrong doer is not alowed out Into the warmth Of my approval She is the wrong doer Sad This part I used to hate Of late Instead I pity her No adulation Approval Applause […]
Bougainvillea tangles Scratching Yet the blood produced is not as bright as the exuberant blooms That sway overhead in the breeze Fuchsia plumes Loaded with the hot scent of summer Dance and sway on the breeze Lifting hairs to nape Bringing cool relief to pin points of sweat Pearls dripping Sliding Nobbling spine Ache and […]
This is my teaching for the month Perhaps the year January – you have been difficult and beautiful And fickle And difficult I stiltedly follow you around the dance floor You laugh Hovering just out of reach I dance in rollerskates Lacking the balance of a baby elephant learning to walk Let alone skate Yet […]
It comes from the gut What to do Where to go And if ignored This advice often has deep repercussions It comes from the heart Who to be Whom to love And if ignored This advice often has deep repercussions It comes from the brain The idea to ignore both these other organs And if […]
I’ve been at least a couple of people at any one time Parallel souls Different vibes Divided Sometimes fighting Within myself I was the drinker who loved to party Next morning sad and smarting Overplaying conversations Worrying about who I offended Finding out It was mostly just myself I’m an adventurer Who wanders way out […]
The moment before you get what you crave Desire That which you have been aspiring Perspiring Towards Chiselling away Right before it emerges Out of the clay The rock The stone That step just before you arrive home At the epitome At the point Is the best non point in your life (Until another one […]
When all the world is closing in The curtains sheer The walls too thin And fingernails scratch Down the backbone of your life Notice the spine How it bends and twists And notice the gaps The space between Notice the breath how it moves within Noticing noticing everything Now My friend My very best friend […]
So futile This mind That runs away Blind Yet proselytising As if I have some great experience That may aid you with yours Yet Behind closed doors I am just the same mind Jumping to conclusions About everybody else Just like everybody else We are every bodies In our own damn self And with so […]
Addiction is a leaky bucket that drains as fast you fill it.
We change as we grow older – that’s a given – but is it the change you really want to end up with? Or can you make better choices now to ensure the person you are crafting is the very best version of your future self.