Thoughts go by

And it’s raining out of nowhere Like the sky has changed moods And the mist in the paddocks Is blocking the view of the cold blue hills in the distance The iron on the roof is prickling in response But I’m not really listening though my nerves twitch along with the musical notes that pour […]

Waves

Beware the bounce and happy Beware sharing that aspect of personality as it arises Only a few appreciate it And it drains energy Keep it inside Bubble and break like a wave on the shore of a deserted beach Nobody sees Yet the ocean continues In all it’s glory *I take many breaks from social […]

The Hats We Wear

I have a hatstand full of hats And yet usually I’m wearing a bright orange freebie Someone gave to me From OCG As a poet I love a metaphor So this has me thinking Perhaps the hat that suits me most Is the one that chooses me And maybe I should stop overthinking this thing […]

Human undone

Reflection is useless when looking in a stone the surface unyielding to any sort of enquiry And yet, we would be more intelligent to ask the stone the pebble who am I? then to listen to the rabble that surrounds us in the midst of daily life The routine Same people same thoughts same places […]

Seasons

Routine Is a cage we build ourselves into And then throw away the key It’s safe Predictable Sane even A train on tracks knows where it is going And where it is not But out the window Life flashes by and flock of bright winged birds soars into an endless sky The train knows where […]

Clear and constant

I do not begrudge the morning birds the simplicity of their songs Instead pondering How to wake into a world that does not instantly crush me with thoughts Of what must be done Of what could occur Of what Of when Whom How How to wake into a world where the only question is Which […]

We live

We really do die It’s a fact that this body is fragile That one day strangers will have to handle All of its dead weight Lumping Into a coffin, smelling strongly of formaldehyde Place in the ground While some people stand around above We lie inert As they backfill with dirt Which sounds horrifying Except […]