MOMENTS IN A WINDOW

  An old man Crossed the street Below my window And I wondered to myself Where my future would lie. I put my hands to my face And still smelt of you As if your body still Entangled with mine. I am now fully clothed Though just moments ago Lay nakedly revealed In your arms, […]

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Years Go By

Years go by And I’m still here- Remembering. Years flying by- Feeling like minutes in my mind; A decade lost in the passing, Like I’ve fallen forward through a gap in time. Years in between And yet that first morning- Still so fresh, Waking up into a home I’d gate crashed- The Irish abroad; Jeannie, […]

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Candy Floss

I am falling All around you, Not sure Who is more senior Or sensible. I thought you needed To be cradled In arms But found it to be I who was held- Your fingers running through my hair, Your breath against my neck, Your body wrapped around me And somehow I am comforted In this […]

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Fool’s Kingdom

I am frequently fool: Folly of fearful affection, Fading fast behind a closed door With key in hand- My own hand. Unseen, Untouched, Craving to be held, But afraid to be found, Figured out, As failure, freak, fanatic fool. I am boy grown man, Growing old, going grey- Recedingly so- And all in the blink […]

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Venice, Italy

l’Heure Bleue… All was clouded in a musky shade of blue as dusk fell languorously like an aging man slipping into bed. Henry passed a gondola swathed in heavenly hues and, while smiling approvingly at his ripening reflection in the water, he wondered haughtily if he were reflected in it or if the waters were reflected […]

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