Safe Keeping

  The grass has stolen your feet You walk silently in its long blades The moon has taken your warmth It wanted it for itself And without a coat or care you gave it up in good faith The sun would give you some back   The waves have stolen your feet You paddle in... Continue Reading →


Autumn and this season glows This one has more red Than most I have known And a year’s rain has washed my eyes, Their edges the same shade And I am running out of falling leaves to catch To wish upon and save Crisp mornings that will not wait for me Rise early to meet... Continue Reading →

Cynical Realist

I may be a cynic A cynical realist Better than an optimist without a front door If you get surprised by noises you need to get out more If you get fed up of humans you've probably met some before You may be a psychopath Or a psychotherapist I don't want to chat so analyse... Continue Reading →

To Each Stranger

I can't carry it in a sling, Walk limping with a stick Howl like a wild thing caught And run and be understood I can't shut the door To people who want answers Paint a sign on my forehead: I'm not ready for the real world, Least of all, human contact I can't tell them... Continue Reading →

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