thrive

If we cannot revere the soul That flutters in the wind One may never see themselves In essence or within Yet within may come and go As lovers pass one by And delve into the utter depths Of castles in the sky And from the sky one looks below To a caper yet to play … Continue reading thrive

An empty hospital? Who’d have thought it?

Found this story in the news the other day. Follow the link and you'll see that the preparation for catastrophe was in place but the need (so far) has not been realised, as is shown in the link below. https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/melbourne/coronavirus-ward-created-to-treat-covid-19-patients-at-geelong-hospital-sits-empty-as-managers-hail-its-success/ar-BB13OtGh Kind of reminded me of the episode of Yes Minister where Bernard advises the Minister … Continue reading An empty hospital? Who’d have thought it?

Folly

Once a scare becomes a fright And man reacts as one Folly breeds more folly And amok will folly run I see therefore it must be true A knowledge base for thought Faster faster it impedes To question is a rationale Practiced by the few As reason loses out to fear And slow thought loses … Continue reading Folly

for now

Regret and hope mean nought compared to now – for now I’ll stay in Epicurus’ Garden – to quench – to slake to cure as one grows old - to tarry for a good life here foretold.

Teddy

I once had a toy A cherished bear I called Teddy He’d sit under my arm Whilst lying in bed He’d sleep by my side Every night restful and Steady Sleep well and be happy Is what Teddy said I have him today Boxed with soft toys Out of reach Out of sight – (out … Continue reading Teddy