The Xmas shuffle was coming On its way to everyone And Mary housebound and lonely Couldn’t imagine an emptier one Her house visitor came once a week And asked Mary what would she wish If she could have anything this Xmas What would be her gift? I would want to see Larry A message to […]
The crystals of a heart almost crushed With the fist of life’s cares and woes But never finding in it’s glistening light This heart, this love This eve One day fades it’s bright And no more to shine But wait to see in darkness There will always exist The Crystal Star!
When you find you have the Big ‘C’ And your life is in the balance You might say “Why me?” Every day becomes a challenge I would be asking “How long?” “My days on Earth have left?” “To sing life’s song?” I would become bereft But I haven’t been told that word […]
What is a place of peace For an erupting mind? A place of still cool waters To extinguish burning thoughts? This place of heaven after the hell The before never existing To be sent in relief Saved from drowning In a squalor The torment To the comfort A delight […]
Wolves were at your door Seeking you out as one of their own The elaborate embroidery of your ink Shows an icon of gold and silver thread Stitched lovingly to create The image of a lifetime Blue and purple hue in twilight From the beauty of your form Lining the den of your lettered […]
He looks down and never notices My transient being And permanent cry lines Eyes that are as deaf as a blind man’s hand Staying in the neutral zone That leads to a little forestry Of barks that are lined with incessant imaginings Never kosher enough To the true poets’ mind Bring me a glass […]
Patches, fake fags and gum Giving up makes you a nervous one Like anything habit forming It now carries a health warning Your life has to be in that spot For fags you don’t give a jot And if determined you really are You too could be without the tar Once living without the nicotine […]