NEW RHYMES 

  New notes quivering on a quaver, new rhythms rattling through the repercussions of older rhymes; echoes of former crescendos that crashed too soon, convoluted cords that quickly constricted comprehension, reasons now realised to be unreasonable, yet old fears still trickle-down worn keys, no longer black and white, no longer wrong or right, (is there […]

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LOST

  Sometimes things just get lost… like umbrellas in taxis when cover comes, like keys in corners when time is doomed, like days, like years, like faces once familiar, like the fate you once fought for, like the dream you since let drown, like scars, like tears, like hearts once essential. Sometimes things just get […]

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IN THE SHADE

  There was a heart like a plant in a garden watered tended in a garden like a plant growing a heart beating under sunlight and sometimes shade a gentle shade. A heart nurtured in a garden a quiet garden with a fence a pretty picket fence around a house around a home and that […]

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BALLOON

  Balloon, the balloon, see the balloon… see thoughts float through space, meander through the mind, wild thoughts, drifting thoughts, black thoughts, orange thoughts, thoughts arriving unannounced, uninvited, unaware of the current climate, thoughts that rise like balloons on silent streets on sleepy Sundays in the suburbs to shock and surprise (though if no one […]

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Haunted

The ghost I’m haunted by Is the one I’ve created Myself, alone, Singlehandedly, Without intension Or foresight, Without the slightest foundation To fright. The ghost I’m haunted by- Lurking but a fraction away From a fingers touch, Like the mind numbing Manipulation Of a menacing muscle Convulsively contracting, That lingers Amid a thousand other Consciously […]

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