Thursday, 10 July 2014

Mentor

impatient intolerance

like nectar

no time to mess around

you are right

(although you wouldn't put it so politely)



Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

So bad, so good


So bad, bad, bad
Deliciously bad, bad, bad

If anyone knew
What I'm planning to do

So bad, bad, bad
Deliciously bad, bad, bad

Up to my tricks
Soon might be in a fix

So bad, bad, bad
Deliciously bad, bad, bad

Feel happy inside
But trying to hide

It's so bad, bad, bad,
Deliciously bad, bad, bad








Thursday, 12 June 2014

Message



After the builders broke through the wall
The old blue broken bottle
Lay forgotten at the door
Clear bright message from before
Indigo deep
The sort you just don't see any more
Not something to keep
But to treasure





Thursday, 5 June 2014

Sunday, 1 June 2014

Curled Up



Broken bones
recovering
sleepily 
uninspired.

Silent, lost
and stubbornly
so deeply, 
deadly tired.



Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Can't we find another way?













Old politics have had their day
Can't we find another way
Welcomed by us all
All of us together

Change would be good thing
Hope, a fresh beginning
Welcomed by us all
All of us together

Ownership and influence
Power to make a difference
Welcomed by us all
All of us together

Energy and balancing
Experience transforming
Welcomed by us all
All of us together

Across the hills, through towns and fields
Mellowed hearts and island souls
Sisters, brothers, bloodlines more
Over borders, winds and walls
Welcomed one and all
All of us together







Thursday, 24 April 2014

Have things changed?


That was a very smart black suit
Very sharp
And you looked well slim and strong
When you lay on the ground
Prostrate
Then unwound
That shock
Very tight
Of wiry long straight white


Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Twinkle Twinkle Christmas Star


Twinkle twinkle Christmas star
Winter glistens in the dark
Wishes magically fulfil
And nothing seems impossible
Wrap up hope and keep it warm
Share and shelter from the storm

Laugh and live and dare to dream
While moments, choices, chances teem
Persist and push until it seems
Things can be better than they’ve been

Twinkle twinkle Christmas star
Winter glistens in the dark
Wishes magically fulfil
And nothing seems impossible
Explore and search
and distance gaze
Keep wondering and being amazed



Monday, 16 December 2013

Missing

Sad hand
Forlorn
On hard road
Under cold sun
Fingers drooping over once proud fur cuff
Lost and,
As if indignity was not enough,
Alone.


www.lostgloves.org




Friday, 22 November 2013

Invitation




Come into my world with me

Rage inside my soul

Tell me how things ought to be

Make me face them all




22nd November 2013





Realisation



Edit, consolidate
Pull together
Celebrate

Enjoy, integrate
Live forever
Appreciate

All we have 
Inside, around
In a slither of time
Constrained, unbound

all
we have
all
we have
we
have it all

Edit, consolidate
Pull together
Celebrate

Enjoy, integrate
Live forever
Appreciate

all
we have
all
we have
we
have it all



22nd November 2013





Thursday, 3 October 2013

Inhabitation















Strange

Unexpected

Delusion?


Conversation

Sensation

Brain tumour?


If this is true
There may be jostling down the road
Or an expanded heart



Thursday, 6 June 2013

Sunday, 2 June 2013

Cockletree





















Hello tree
For a while it will be me
Who tends and cares
Watches you in wind
In sun and snow
Greets your buds
Adores your bloom
But in a moment
All too soon
While you still sway and stretch and grow
I will go
You will remain
Loving life
Wind, sun and rain and then, again
Someone else may say
Hello

4th May 2013

Friday, 11 January 2013

This Morning















Bridge to another way - protector
Link to a different view - befriender

Gentle judge and honest guide
Rain fell inside the car
Along Queensferry Road
This morning

   

Saturday, 25 August 2012

Linked-In













Part of me will pass with you
It's the strangest feeling
Part of her you'll carry through
It's the strangest feeling

Parts of them will cease to play
Part of you won't stay away

It's the strangest feeling

Gaps you leave
Space you fill
Give and take
The overspill
Osmotic spirits
Merge and mix
Perform impossible
Magic tricks

It's the strangest feeling