Taken

Terrified, I looked beyond My ocean, river, Lake – my pond   Tentative, I thought I heard The high tide lap ‘gainst beach-heads prize   The rock jumps from the page. A vision’s sight With sty in eye   Urbanised, I look away – ‘Scraper, McMansion – Mortified   I reminisce in disbelief As faith … Continue reading Taken

Teach

Remind me to take instruction From the antonym of him To take my teachings from The supposition of a fact   Remind me to teach myself to learn From the better part of man Someone who can read and write Who has a lesson plan   Remind me ne’er to listen To the man who … Continue reading Teach

Stow-away

I never knew A harbour grew West of the sea I never thought I’d be caught With thee I’ve been in Other’s oceans But I’m enamoured In your sea May I share Your harbour Here, with thee? ‘Certainly;’ He said to me; ‘Welcome home.’ ‘Let’s stow-away, Together – All alone.’