falling leaves (for Susie)

the leaves are coming down for Susie she will not rake them up today they fall in colours yellow pink and rosy red covering the green with shades of warm covering a pillow for her head a blanket for her bed we'll heap them high for her Susie raked them year on year but now … Continue reading falling leaves (for Susie)

Creation Study

he is positioned to catch good light on his back with one leg held straight the other bent upwards the temperature is a little less than warm and the hairs of his legs and arms and stomach have stiffened slightly noticeably as an easel brushes and colours are readied he is quite still with eyes … Continue reading Creation Study

forging a memento

with a hand outstretched he approached the warmth more intense as he moved nearer watching fully mesmerized closer closer from warm to sear the dance drew him as a compulsion he could not withdraw the finger so sensitive extended one touch so a broken spell it was only once but so impassioned the burn some … Continue reading forging a memento

The Chocolate Bird

Have you ever seen the milk chocolate bird by the bay in the Caramel Sea? His feathers are smooth and cocoa-brown, he is named Carlos Cadbury. He gathers up flakes and mud-cake crumbs to line the sides of his nestlé and feeds four chicks on chocolate chips from the cookies adrift on the bay. He … Continue reading The Chocolate Bird

Statistically speaking, it’s an old dog anniversary

I received a WordPress congratulation message yesterday. This blog is a year old. Wow! Leanne and I were reminiscing about the humble goals and objectives I started with a year ago and I confess to mild amazement at the way this idea has manifested into a core part of my life, and for some of … Continue reading Statistically speaking, it’s an old dog anniversary

Cresting Waves and White Foam

when you were young did you ride on cresting waves taking journeys atop the breakers? power and majesty flowing underneath your feet did you stand up or did you bow before the foam that swallows the weakness of those who've fallen away in the path of something higher than they ever dreamed to fly or … Continue reading Cresting Waves and White Foam