Tree of Life

Look! At Last! In the distance In the mist A budding tree Amongst the greys The formless days Grim death gripped One-liners Whispered from The sky watcher’s grave Swirling snowflakes Countless outtakes Someday breaks With optimism And ripening fruit And in the muted...

Blue Marble (working title)

To soon the night Pewter handled candle snuffer Snuffs the light I strain my ears to listen Poorly drawn physician Just for a moment, glistens Wingless angel’s kiss and You disappear You disappear Into the clear Blue Moon, Blue Moon and wine Pinot Noir , bizarre...

For Linda

Teacher drops a China cup And shatters it to pieces It mattered not The tea is hot The earth beneath still freezes

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Misery loves company The relatives are here The silence breaks The smiles fake The sweet talk unclear I sit on the dark side With a spliff and a beer Pretending not to notice That my lipstick is smeared. You gotta pay the piper If you want to hear the song Hush a bye...