Tag Archives: grief

The Lovers

On a corner, May 1992 A London Circus Miasma of traffic and people Oblivious to oblivion A Tower of Records Forming the backdrop To a memory I would not lose The lovers Isolated in scented mystery From the world Hidden … Continue reading

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Stillness

In the early morning When the only sounds Were the awakening birds The distant footering of careful nursing The breathing of the ventilator I sat with you I held you I stroked you Stunned Perceiving for you Witnessing On your … Continue reading

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Joy Division

I see the sun There is warmth Happiness too The world is spinning People laugh I see the baby animals play There is peace in the growing of the tree And the roots that reach into the earth Where the … Continue reading

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The One Big Everything

On the eve of turning 52 I read Alan Watts and realise That everything is indivisible I am fooled by my dualistic culture A complex intellectual smokescreen That hides Western thinkers From the ultimate truth But I have been divided … Continue reading

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The Infinite Wild Ever

In this place of rest There is a gentle peace Of very still repose That goes on and on Embraced by clay And covered in bark Witnessed by birds And hares And frogs And growing trees And Scottish sun That … Continue reading

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Three Hares

When nature watches We are truly seen As by three hares Chasing each other Through unmarked graves Coming to a stop To look At two figures Standing like trees Perhaps so rooted In naked grief That hares had to look … Continue reading

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Thank you to a friend

I thank you From my heart You were so kind And you cared So very much With your easy smile And your beautiful eyes You opened yourself to me As I opened myself to you So that we helped each … Continue reading

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