Archive for October, 2014


Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Darkness pouring over Never, relenting Pushing at eyelids Until coloured patterns Break the monotony Anger burns Inside out emotions Hate Something wrong The washing line Nylon Twisted in yellow sheath Binding numbness Fingers like baloons Movement sluggish Twisting guilt Endless Singing the darkness away Impossible Chocking on rag Sinking within the mind Sensations strong Warm […]

Mask of Malcontent

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Mask of Malcontent Hard working With no drive No drive but one A passion that stirs within Something to show What’s within Something to heal To mark what cannot be seen Symbolism and craving Burning desire Over whelming grace Fluid moment But little relief And once the dead is done? Feelings worse than before Again […]

Insomnia of Love’s Hurt

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Black eyed stare Pupil dilated to the full Liquid darkness with endless depth My eyes staring at me This half light This fake night Illusion holds The tawny flecks in hazel sheaths Hidden in the gloom Staring calmly Rage canceled Emotion muted This numbness I love This mask of self content Moving through treacle Course […]

A Sea of Words

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

A sea of words Bounded by a shore of concept Towers built of language Flash out meaning Standing on islands of convention Saving the would be drowned In vessels of knowledge Seeing the catch of inspiration Looking to the horizon of ideas

Remembering Us

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Remembering Us Written for National Poetry Day 2014 Remember the tide lapping at the shore How we walked on shingled beach War bomber fractured in the mudded flats Metal bones peeking at low tide Recall the estuary filled with birds calling You showed me the eddible weeds That grew there Warm salt, bitter Remember the […]