What do I think of thought Or can I only feel A touch as tender as the breeze Or hard as bovine – ‘fore the veal What do I think of thought What does she think of me As hard to the touch as a scab Or soft and supple Alike thee Bereft of kindness … Continue reading I think of thought…
Every time I find the meaning of life they change it. That's the title of Daniel Klein's book, published a couple of years ago now but one I return to whenever I'm thinking too far ahead of the here and now. You see, Klein believes that we should all be more like Snookers, his dog, … Continue reading changing life’s meaning
Do we spend Life learning how to Live and the next life living the life we Learnt?
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
The silence that the darkness brings Is erubescent in the night Dusk awakens, the darkness springs To the lively sun when light As my heart’s skin is shed in day Attitude is centripetal Twilight comes with tranquil focus You are my child in the lotus.
If only the sun didn’t carry heat If only winter did not bring snow If only the water lapped at my feet If only I could reap and sow If only I saw the future, told If only I could tell what I had in store If only I lacked regret for days of old If … Continue reading Poem – If only…
I felt a pang of enmity In shoulder and in heart A pang that measures friend from foe Who, once loved, now forgot. But enmity and absolution Couldn’t share the thoughts of one A lover with a dagger drawn Spells irony to some To heal, to treat, perambulate Attend to task at hand … Continue reading Poem – Moral Absolution
The world beyond the fatal shore Not like the world in days before Danger we could glean Danger knows not, of hill-top morn' Or life of old-country, worn Hard yakka it had been But enough of hills, enough of grass You knew young love would never last Life offers so much more Past the dip, … Continue reading Poem – the world beyond the fatal shore
The cotton-fields triggered his sense of loss Remembrance shone through It meant so much to him It meant nothing unto you. The summer sky was bright, the moonlight warm Who’d imagine what’d gone before? Hell on Earth had been to visit Desperate times in days of yore. He knew before his family passed Sweet Jesus … Continue reading Remembrance
A big ‘thank you’ must go to Taruna for encouraging me to participate in this challenge. Go to her site, http://rhythmandthedancer.org/ – a medium of expression. And what a medium for expression it is! Her use of words (and pictures) creates a great synergy for those who appreciate the English language. Day 3 Challenge THE MAN … Continue reading 3 Day Quote Challenge – Day 3