Comprehension, the mind delays Thoughtfulness, the mind betrays Consideration, never sent Reciprocation, never lent Affectation, feelings advise At first sight, the heart does yearn Remorsefulness, life confirms Live for today, the pages turn Ask not what others take for granted Believe not what … Continue reading Poem – the pages turn
Taxpayer Thomas was anxious,
It was that time of year
When his tax refund would relieve anxiety
And replace it with a cheer.
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 … Continue reading Remembrance
I walk the solemn pathway all alone Others care to join me Engage in careless conversation As we pass the foreshore, by the sea More join our walk along the way As we continue down the road We talk sweet nothings, ‘hello how are you?’ … Continue reading I walk the path.
Protect the Spartan child on the mount Bring him down the mount and back to health Defend the warrior, enveloped in battle Covertly, surreptitiously, by stealth Be Provedore to the unprotected Without they do not go nor suffer yet Support the weak, coerced, from … Continue reading the Spartan child
Australian newspapers this weekend had but one issue in their ‘Commentary’ section(s) – Paris. For once I read everyone’s opinions. By the time I post this, at least nineteen people have died in Mali. For once, media coverage was all over the hostage crisis, and our … Continue reading at the crossroads
I took my choc lab down the beach this morning. She loves to play with the other dogs and chase the ball while I talk to the ‘locals,’ a little community all their own. Our sense of safety and security never occurred to us. We … Continue reading Lest we forget