I went to the vets this afternoon. An innocent visit that I thought would take a few minutes, maybe a little longer. I left their rooms feeling robbed. Blatantly. Completely. I drove away a fool. You see, we are all consumers - receiving goods and services from others who we consider 'experts' in their field. … Continue reading I was robbed
Fuss and Nonsense went to the bay leaving Grumpy and Difficult at home to stay they went to sit down on the beach on the sand until Fuss said to Nonsense; I’d much rather stand Nonsense misheard what Fuss had to say and sat on the sand on the beach at the bay Fuss turned … Continue reading Fuss and Nonsense
Love more than life Tears over rain Laughter stronger than stress - the weaker strain Smile brighter Than eye’s refrain Arms outstretched To face the sun Heart so sore – Creates a shroud What can I do – Who can I hold – Where can I stand To void the cloud When I see the … Continue reading Love more than life
It matters not how hard or harrowThe hindrance that I holdBut how soft and purely suppleThe helping hand I doth extol The caressing care known as compassionOpens the door to graceForever in betweenComparing looks upon the face It matters not how rough the gazeHow tough the buccaneerBelieve him when he tells you;Want for her when … Continue reading Forever in between
To reach toward the pyramid Atop the burning light E’er thrust and run and tally – The trepid traveller’s flight To be void of divinity – Subtracted from the sun Brightness dwindles as time allows And peddles thoughts still young Sounding like an orchestra – The music sung by one Though whispering – a baritone … Continue reading The hallowed vest
It came from far away And nestled nearer home All the while beside me From birth to when I’d grown My travails with a conscience lay Still active – I had known It came from far away – Perched by my very own And every time I saw her She looked peaceful – Like the … Continue reading Travails with a conscience
Night-time wouldn’t show itself Until Sunshine moved away Like a road-way that disappears in flood Like a child who will stray Night-time hid away God knows where Like a sock hides in a shoe Not wanting to come out and play Like when I played hide and seek with you The pages turned … Continue reading Night-time
A bit late, I know - but better late than never, as they say. I hope you all had a good break over the Christmas (okay, the 'holiday') period and didn't overdo it on New Year's Eve. I happen to come from the best harbour the world can offer and every year it makes the … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Do we spend Life learning how to Live and the next life living the life we Learnt?
It happened. I'd heard people talk about it, in writing groups and elsewhere, but had never felt the emotion that overtakes when it happens to you. The other day, a friend of mine rang me up and said; "Guess what? Your book isn't in the book-store." "Of course not," I replied. Patience, dear friend, patience. … Continue reading My first time