THE END OF THE ROAD, DAY 30, POEM 30

And so here’s to one For the end of the road, Words have been written, Sentences steadily found sense, Poems put together, pushed and pulled On pages being published, hauled And heralded, heard in hushed homes Where hope is heartily housed and harboured, Here’s to the unbelievers The cynical thinkers of thought, Leaning to maths […]

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ELEMENTS

There is a sea On front of me, Its waters awash With possibilities, Waves of wisdom, Its tides tickle my toes Tempting me into its depths, There is a sky Above me, Rolling with clouds Of cotton candy, Pillows of potential, Folding and flexing And forming my future fate, There is water in the sea […]

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WAITING

I am within, Amid the crowd, Their breath, baring down On my neck, stinking, Their heat, transferring Temperature to mine, terrifying, Their scent, steaming its trail Through my nostrils, twitching, I am within, Seated and centred, Capturing canvas’ of colour, Considering connections Carried on beside me, Caring couples cavorting, Concerned comrades cajoling And a curious […]

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SUMPTUOUS SIMPLICITY

i wandered through the wood, A world away from the walls And ways of man And his madness, I wandered through the wood, Its dewy fragrance, Floral yet familiar, Floating free and fluid On filaments of air That enamoured my nostrils And enticed me to linger longer, To look behind the bush And briar, to […]

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LONG DEPARTED

Nothing, Noting the minutes ticking by, The light descending into darkness, Today becoming the memory of tomorrow And yesterday, so long departed. Nothing, Waiting for the phone to ring, A job to emerge into my job, My home to change into your home, And this city to be over, long departed. Nothing, Twitching toes and […]

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ALL THE LOVERS

A thought for all the lovers All those perfect precious pairs, The ones with hearts all hopeful The we’s, the us’s and their’s, A thought for all those holding hands Keeping couples connected, Who sneak a kiss along aisle 5 Who tempt and tease, thrust and thrive, A thought for all the cuddles, The spooning, […]

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