A Door Opens
Doing what I want to do,
it's something else.
shuffle,... more »
A Piece Of Me
I miss you
I feel as though a part of me is missing
and it is
because you carry a piece of me with you... more »
A Twist Of The Knife
a friendly gesture
turns to a lovers touch... more »
Amber Light Memories
guttering of the candle, the slightest warmth tickling my skin.
Half shadow half amber light memories.
shudder of flowing water
nothing sound of my breathing... more »
wind tearing at the corners of the sounds.
the pop and crackle of a fire.
the earthy, homely and good smell of the land.
the orderly rows of trees.... more »
For Your Children
We live in a world of abuse.
Mental abuse,... more »
When you lie in bed at night
what is the one thing you pray for?... more »
I Look To You
The sun has hardly moved since I last saw you
and already I feel as though a little piece of my heart has been lost to me with every minute that passes.
I feel as though I am sitting in a dark bubble, which only you are able to lighten.... more »
I Remember The Last Words
I remember the last words you ever said to me, to any one
You said it was alright, I didn’t need to help you
You would do it yourself.
You said this with such kindness... more »
I Want To See The Bigger Picture
I want to see the bigger picture.
I want to walk among the clouds and
dance along the milky way.
I want to have tea with God and... more »
In This Moment
The loud music with the heavy beat pulsates over our heads
All the people around us are shouting, trying in vain to be heard
The sound of laughter is the one sound audible above the music.
But I am oblivious to all this; all I hear is you whispering in my ear.... more »
Your death will inspire a thousand more.
The flames of your funeral pyre will ignite those of your fallen comrades.... more »
My country was one of hatred, isolation and division.
Division by colour, division by language and division by beliefs.
My country was one of violence, unfairness and cruelty.... more »
My weakness is written in my skin,
it runs through my body with my blood,
attacking my being.... more »
Red The Colour Of
the water from the shower is freezing, stopping the blood in my veins
it won't do.
i turn it to scalding to get the blood coursing along my body,
perfect.... more »
Earth at my back
the sky above me, a starry wake.
A tree curling over me
like a wave about to break.... more »
A sprite of a girl bounds through the garden,
laughing and squealing with happiness.
The beauty of it all bubbles in your throat
and your smile brightens the air,... more »
The stars are millions of pins
in a black velvet pincushion.... more »
I look at my love
with her dark tendrils
and her dark eyes.... more »
We Walked Home
The bruised thunderhead clouds had sulked in the sky since dawn.
The cold wind had played games with the leaves until they were whirled up into the sky and lost to us forever.... more »
Will you laugh at my dirty jokes?
Will you appreciate my masculine shoes?
Will you watch sport with me?
Will you scream at the referee with me?... more »
Would You Think
soft skin... more »