The Sea

The Sea

September 12, 2019

The Sea Yesterday, I swam With the sea And it took me While the beach was empty That is what comes When you’re told The singing in your heart Can go no further And there will always be someone better And here the wave comes Yesterday, I swam with the sea And it took me … Read More

Some One

Some One

September 11, 2019

Some One I miss the cigarette skating About the corner of his mouth He was the one I least expected To offer me flowers When I was young And underweight That was how My humour was made I assumed to never need the frames All the while reviewing the words Which are now obscure in … Read More

Barn Owls

Barn Owls

August 31, 2019

Barn Owls White clouds shuffling The pointed branches of the snow gums outreaching Like bony, arthritic fingers Knuckles hollow and swollen Kneading at the copper sky In the grimace of twilight The thought started like a fire fly Lighting up the dark Sticking the glint right to my eyes Departing whites of my knuckles I … Read More

Applewood

Applewood

August 30, 2019

I look back from the gate A crow steals my breath I stare at the beauty For as long as I can take it This is the day Meant for goodbyes Goodbye to our dreams In the house that we shared For all Every wall of tongue and groove Every corner Every flower Every bird … Read More