IN THE PLACE OF WHAT ONCE STOOD

  Robin rummages in the rushes, upon rock she roots out traces of all that once was, tuts at all that has changed and all that hasn’t. Robin rummages in the rushes, bright spark- but fast to flight. She comes to call and comprehend but never comes when she is called. A fluttering of fine […]

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ALWAYS THE LEAF

  I remember you, growing older, how your skin adapted- as if it had grown in the garden on the branch of the rhododendron. Shiny it was, with lines that time had tempered into it, ever so carefully, like you tempered peace into our panic, stillness into our hast, serenity into our cacophony. The leaf, […]

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Nana, Always and Forever

The years roll by In a hazy blur of time passing At accelerating speeds- Another year older And each subsequent year flies by Faster than the one before, Filled with new faces, New phases, New beginnings, And newer goodbyes, Anniversaries draw near And that feeling arrives- That sense of something missing- But just gone of […]

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Thank you, Nana

We carried you, Like a child, that day As Spring shone around us And the flowers took bloom And I wondered if April Had ever seen so soft a day? We carried you, Like a child, that day And traced each and every journey We’d made with you along the way, On busses and trains […]

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