Choice

I met her at a cafe she was on a common wall out of many one from behind the counter, standing tall She grew impatient quickly and asked me if I own my home No, I’m renting; I’d retort (what business was it of hers I thought) that’s personal – for me to know and me … Continue reading Choice

Lucky

It happened.finally.only yesterday I realised whyFires burned day and nighta day at the cinema changed my lifewe came home that day to a shell of a placepossessions lost – distraught, defaced.The rest of the war spent in another’s armsoutside London on a bourgeois farm.but where to now – a Southern Hemisphere yard?where brown grass turns … Continue reading Lucky

Goodbye

He lay in loudest silence The light outside was dim In transience this moment Was a moment unto him The lamp-post seemed so distant The road it navigated – far Reaching to the end – He stretched his arm out There you are He’d travelled quite a distance His son was by his side Thoughts … Continue reading Goodbye

Up or down?

just when a ‘we’ becomes ill-defined we look up to the valley and down to the sky                                             just when an ‘us’ hides behind a facade we look behind the horizon and beyond the yard                                            and we find a ‘why’ and a ‘what’ and a ‘when’ and a ‘how’ as we stumble and fumble to reach … Continue reading Up or down?