A Bad Case Of Fleas
A balmy scented evening
A martini in my hand
Enjoying the peace and quiet
When Count Basie struck up the band.... more »
A Brew Of Colour
Such images dance in splurging hues
On sheets of silken white delight
A million souls in pastel shades
A million souls in blackest night
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A February Day In Saissac
February Day In Saissac
You don't see the dense mist coming down.
It creeps like a spy on cushioned feet.... more »
A Gentle Calm
A GENTLE CALM
A gentle calm this early morn
Born on the wind from the south... more »
A Night At Frankie's
It began with the keys
Slow and haunting
Like a breeze humming through willow
Building like seeds sprouting,... more »
The white swan came for you
Carried you high above the world... more »
Ah! You Thought Me That Sort Too
Ah! You thought me that sort too,
To cry, "How could you forget me? "
To wail and sob like a mad woman
Then throw myself under your Harley-D... more »
And I Was A Child...
AND I WAS A CHILD…
The sun arrived this morning
Streaming through trees in bud... more »
Another Point Of View
A rat in a sewer explains the world
The world is long
And narrow... more »
Red boots skipping beneath a blue coat,
Happiness in the soles.... more »
As One Door Closes
As one door, not quite closed yet
Another's door key is turning.
Her hours of winter are on the wane,
Her soul, for peace, is yearning.... more »
As The Flame...
As the flames in flamenco dance
Show off their vibrant hues
Of tangerine and cinnabar
I notice, not a note of various blues... more »
Back In Time
I go back to the dutch house
With the bottle green walls
Where depression hung like stalactites
Relieved once a year on Christmas day.... more »
He's standing at the window; bird watching.
His shoulders drooping, his back bent;
The dark hair now grey and thinning,
His youthful energy spent.... more »
By The Stream Of Durfort
By The Stream of Durfort.
Just where the blue Amaryllis hides,
Crannied between that rocky pile;... more »
Cloaked Memories And Dreaming
Cloaked Memories and Dreaming.
The verdure is rich - full green of summer
Awash with clustered berries of the ash.... more »
Cold And Hungry
Take your heat then. Sink and set.
Let babes wail through the night.
Bring on the darkness cold and wet
And let their swelling bellies fight... more »
Dawn On Aviemore
My dreams have flown, good night sweet dreams, sleep well.
Whilst o'er the glen the burn gurgles low
And softly peeps the dawn light o'er the fell,
As heaven's veil of red begins to glow.... more »
Duke Of Normandy
The hearth so grey, scant words spoken
Shelled out towns with hollow eyes
Shadows stalk, hearts near broken
Whilst heads hang low and heaven cries... more »
Canst thou not see this rose with love doth blush?
With ne'er a hint of tawny coloured hues
Her Michelangelo with swirling flush
Of love's deepest amaranth did suffuse.... more »
I never should have stolen Harry's shoes
I wish now I'd thought to choose
To get my own instead
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He Talked Of...
He talked of...
He talked of fog and turbines
Pounding through high seas.
Her metal, dipped below the spuming fret... more »
High On An Eagle's Wing.
Eyes of the curious wanderers
Two Molotov cocktails of passion
A basket of want and desire
And the freedom to love without ration... more »
How The Merry…..
How the merry blackbird sings
On blossomed branch with folded wings
His yellow beak turned to the sky
Winks at the cloud passing by... more »
I Till The Furrows
I till the furrows of the page
By hand; the thought machine
On overdrive, so till I must,
If I'm to sleep serene.... more »