Tag: poetry

A Family Holiday

A Family Holiday

I want to go away someplace warm With Toni and Rowan… By the sea; collect shells and sink our feet in the cool sand. I want a typical holiday; hotel lobbies and sand castles Fake potted plants or real dotted palms The sun streaming through […]

Energy

Energy

The city moves with a pulse. Brick and mortar against warm bodies. It slithers, alive with need and desire. Along bree; stop and feel it, Touch, smell, taste and sight. The senses assailed by throngs of bodies moving in rhythm. Walls awash with prisms. There […]

Africa Rising

Africa Rising

There is a deep love for Africa in the soul. Potholes, dusty pavements, rich soils. The sun comes down happy and joyous on this beautiful continent. I can try and explain the passion for this dear land, But mostly I just feel her…in my gut. […]

Is vs Was

Is vs Was

And yet it seems only your face is still clear. When my mind’s eye dares travel far beyond what’s here. Indefinable, dark silhouettes still walk the same path. Others seem obliterated, diffused in mazes along which I do not venture. My narcissism is boundless, I […]

oh happy day

oh happy day

In the trees, these birds are chirping. And the sun, coming down with such splendour Streaming through these leaves Soft rays piercing through the spaces in between Soft puffy clouds, floating – in the sky, dreamy high Tiny rainbows of colour strapped on them Infinite […]

Simplicity

Simplicity

No more fights out of this soul Tell me those beautiful words I will listen and believe Look into my eyes that way you do I will look right back into yours Smile into my face And I will smile back with glee I will […]

You

You

I hold you to me, like a constant whisper. A shadow, only I can see. Next to my own as real as the hours in a day. Side by side, my mind drags you along. An insistent companion, you are to my every action. Only […]