The bucket

“Move the bucket“ the voice said And I ignored it, wrote around it instead Sipped tea And the dust settled softly in drifts and droves As the cars kept driving out on the road sending plumes more dust through the paddock and over the fence and all over my home and all over the deck […]

I Carry

Whenever life leans in Crushing Turmoil Strain Remember The dignity of the tall gum tree The ageless serenity of the gorge Cliffs of towering power The sheer beauty inherent in nature Enfolded in a flower Remember the songs of birds The sigh of wind Trees sifting energy Releasing it in leaves that fall to the […]

Rising Tides

We are sandcastles Daily we build by night we are gone released into the potential of whatever tomorrows tidings bring. Some run screaming from that tide Clinging preciously to the lines that define Who they are What they think Others collapse gratefully knowing we are not the walls and turrets that a child builds with […]

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 […]