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Distracted Days

I wonder at the world in which we live.  Distracted days filled with the inane chatter of the putting away of crowns by princes- while floods steal the lives of innocents next door. Where human torches blend with the fiery... Continue Reading →

Moot Questions

If there were questions to be asked of me they would be- why I choose to cloak  myself in words and why I encourage the torrid affair between pen and paper (in my home) or even why I don’t simply... Continue Reading →

Dreams and Wishes

“If wishes were horses, beggars would ride” Nursery rhyme Eyes flicker - on waking to a world basking in truth and humility The toast doesn’t burn The washing machine has defeated death The house preens and sparkles The kids bring... Continue Reading →

The House in the Village

The last time I visited my father’s house   -the one he built in the village as his lasting legacy, it had morphed from a once-majestic monument- into a decaying husk of rubble. Covering my mouth as I walked the rooms... Continue Reading →

Christmas- the Consumer

The Christmas spirit travels to and fro from browser to browser seeking wallets, purse and bank accounts to enter It worms its way through hungry eyes fooling its victims with its tinsel disguise Christmas oh Christmas -show me where you... Continue Reading →

Want to be a Writer?

If you’re crazy enough to want to become a writer of books of poems then welcome to this delicious insanity To a place where you will stare at nothing ...for ages .... longing for inspiration And when you find it-... Continue Reading →

Searching

I search for truth on passing faces and in graveyards but find it within prison walls I search for hope etched in tea leaves but find it in abundance clogging hospital walls I search for love hidden beneath words or... Continue Reading →

Click On By

Björn over at Dverse Poets asks us to write from a different perspective. I haven’t quite followed the brief- but it did occur to me that in the world of social media, not everything is as it appears (unless you... Continue Reading →

Preserve Thyself

Leave your heart in its cage of bones for were it not -we’d hear your groans Don’t hang your heart up as art -it would be discerned and taken apart Keep your heart in your chest for were it not... Continue Reading →

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