(PAD #029) the basics (are enough)

I am takingthe air it is mineto breathe I’m taking it iningesting itturning it converting ituntil it is me I can feel itgoing down it feelslike life amidst all and everything dyingit is goodso good . . . so very good to feeland to bealive ______________________________________________________________________________ Would you like to be notified about changes and … Continue reading (PAD #029) the basics (are enough)

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(PAD #028) winter day (silence)

it’s silent here inside my head I am alonein a daypreoccupiedwith its ownaffairs leaving mewith distractionbutmy passing thoughts as empty as breezethrough the oak tree in winter the sun is wan what it projectsis a pale imitationof heat it too ispreoccupied thinking perhapsof what’s to come some dayin a billion yearsit might see redand explode … Continue reading (PAD #028) winter day (silence)

(PAD #027) one time (midnight dancer)

wetat midnight the raincomes down the heart of winteris a downpour I liewakeful I lieno sleep I lie with the soundplayingin my mind and I half-dreamI’d like tostand underneath it raise my head close my eyes fall on mewinter rain I will danceunder your lines splash my face soak my feet fall and fallas thoughold … Continue reading (PAD #027) one time (midnight dancer)

(PAD #026) mag-pen-pie

the magpiecrosses the veranda I am insideon the first floorgazing through a window I am visitorto a cup of coffee outsidethe tables and chairsstand emptyon a cold day and the magpiewalkswith insouciance between tablesuponto a chair across a table acrossonto a chair then a balustrade beforefalling . . . gliding . . . flying flying … Continue reading (PAD #026) mag-pen-pie

(PAD #025) today is (a coffee morning)

I spoon the beans I crush them the twirlingof the grinderspins me round wait . . .wait . . . I waituntil the percolatorgrumbles hisses and roarsat me coffeecoffee morning anxiety . . .desire . . . I am high coffeecoffee morning my mind has goneinto overdrive every questionis awhy because it is my coffeecoffee … Continue reading (PAD #025) today is (a coffee morning)

(PAD #024) winter (on parade)

winter sunon winter cloud how much colourcan I need there is chill outsidebutin here I’m warm and the coloursof an evening sun drift by a cloudparade ______________________________________________________________________________ Would you like to be notified about changes and developments in my writing world, new poetry collections and giveaways? Subscribe to my monthly Newsletter here.

(PAD #023) flowers

she liesin the midstof flowers no signof clayor dirt no ash-to-ash she liesin tidiness the grass is greenaround if a spiritthena spiritof blueas the skies she liesin amongst in amongstthe flowers ______________________________________________________________________________ Would you like to be notified about changes and developments in my writing world, new poetry collections and giveaways? Subscribe to my monthly … Continue reading (PAD #023) flowers

(PAD #022) nothing suggested

look around Iturn around to empty spaces I look at themlook into themquite closely there is noshape at allno silhouette remaining emptinessis just a onethingit does not harbourmore holds no secrets beyond a kindof transparency that suggests . . . nothing ______________________________________________________________________________ Would you like to be notified about changes and developments in my writing … Continue reading (PAD #022) nothing suggested

(PAD #021) motes to guide (coloured rainbow)

(for magdalena) today has come as daysalways do there is sunagainafter the rain radianceright for a journeybegun step by step towards the unseen end but along the waydayslike today shiningto warm the path the sunbrightin my eyes I can almost seethe dancingof rainbow motesthat guide if I take the time a little bitof journey timeto … Continue reading (PAD #021) motes to guide (coloured rainbow)

(PAD #020) far away (in the dream)

how farcan you see let me dreamon itawhile I will call youcoo-eecoo-eefrom the distance the dreamt horizon so far awaythat only Iinside my dreamcan find it ______________________________________________________________________________ Would you like to be notified about changes and developments in my writing world, new poetry collections and giveaways? Subscribe to my monthly Newsletter here.