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 […]

Missed Connections

Almost  If only I should have Could have These words rotate endlessly In the air about the head Things we wish we could have  If only Instead They are collective verbs and nouns Seen in the here and now Yet used to describe Sighed  Often with regret Someone whose time we shared Who now has […]

Opening the mind

When you don’t drink  And you change your small view of the world  The world opens up Waiting for life to change And not  changing within yourself? Well good luck with that but I suspect it would be an uphill battle. Once you shift within yourself however things that you previously wouldn’t consider  Shift, broaden […]

An orange in my pocket 

Walking down a path I’ve never seen before Round corners And up hills Roaming for hours  With only an orange in my pocket  Time stops And I can’t remember what I was even worried about Freedom is leaving And it’s arriving It may be up an unfamiliar road Travelled  single file alone Walking circles in […]

We were here

Footprints follow wherever I tread Ink flows on the paper  Trailing dreamings from my head And heart We leave marks Songlines Tracks Leading back A child’s sandcastle is gone on the tide I watch it fall Wondering what is the point of it all All this writing Stringing words together Creating pictures  Leaving marks On […]

Musings in limbo

I’m travelling again. I am addicted to it. Whether it is driving, flying or riding – travel grows space for the soul to find itself again.  During normal life we tumble headlong into the habitual nooks and crannies of our lives. I am a real homebody so this love of travel is a weird juxtaposition […]