Category: poetry

  • The Goddess of the River

    The goddess of the river speaks in a language I don’t understand so she finds another way to make her meaning known She speaks of all the life she knows hidden deep beneath her rippling sparkling surface Fishes and plants of course but also microscopic universes where time moves at a different pace and every […]

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  • Her Love

    Her love comes from a place of mystery natural, but not of this world She taps her foot in time to a song that only she can hear and cries sometimes at nothing Her love doesn’t live with other love Her love lives alone Sometimes she can see it high in the sky above even […]

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  • Look up

    Look up There is nothing worth seeing down here You have seen it all before and each time you see it the dullness gets deeper until it engulfs every bright spark Look up Where all remaining lights still shine Where the air is clean and clear and fresh Where dreams rise up like wondrous balloons […]

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  • If my desire is a dog

    If my desire is a dog I keep it on a leash Or locked up in a rusty cage That barely holds the beast These are the lengths I go to To try and find some peace I’ve taught the beast a few tricks Like how to fetch and beg And balance cold beer on […]

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  • I’ve changed completely

    I’ve changed completely Yes I’m wearing the same tie as yesterday I’m as poor as yesterday As useless as yesterday Even so I’ve changed completely. Yes I’m wearing the same clothes as yesterday I’m as blind drunk as yesterday As clumsy as yesterday Even so I’ve changed completely Ah Faced with all the half smiles […]

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