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Another Spring – Poem

Tweet    Another Spring Age is like a non-returning Spring full of passion that will not be satisfied full of hope that will not be fulfilled full of love that will not be returned full of life that will not be survived And full of longing for another Summer, Autumn, Winter and yes, oh yes […]

Thoughts On A Son’s 30th Birthday

Tweet    Thoughts On A Son’s 30th Birthday Our children are the best of us as theirs one day will be too their task is to surpass us ours to love them when they do Like sparks adrift in a darkling sky we blaze, and burn, then glow a flame of life and love eternal […]

Before Midnight – Linklater, Delpy and Hawke – an exploration of Love for grown-ups

Tweet        Before Midnight – Richard Linklater Simone Weil – “Perhaps love is an attempt to make permanent that which by its very nature is transient” Celine in Before Sunrise: “You know I believe if there’s any kind of God it wouldn’t be in any of us; not you or me, just this […]

Poem – The Visitor: Did you visit me dark angel…..

Tweet      The Visitor Did you visit me dark angel did you whisper did you call do you come unbidden does my will do my choices make a difference to anything at all I am not my body I am not my brain and though these may become no more I shall still remain […]

Trust The Wind – Poem: like the eagle obey nature to command her

Tweet  One day of the condor Trust The Wind I offered you the chance to fly the high places where the cool clean air bathes the unstepped unspoilt heights in the purity of life Where love in the ecstasy of weightlessness can breathe the eternity of a timeless present shared You flew trusting me wing […]

Poem: 12th of November – next day thoughts on Remembrance Day

Tweet      12th of November Too many flags Too many wreaths flying and furled circles and sheaths symbols of power and Babel’s tower Too many widows Too much unsolaced grief Too many pipes Too many drums militant skirl bellicose beat marching in lines laying down mines Too wedded to war To demand that peace […]

Poem: The Lion – Love, loss and time

Tweet the eyes of time The Lion He is an old lion but he still kills his own food The old lion lies languidly before another parting sun He has watered he has fed Contentedly he stretches to his full still powerful extent He has hunted the guile of age disdaining the extravagance of youthful […]

Poem: She Is There

Tweet    She is There When sleeplessly I tease my mind She is there When tangled threads of life unwind She is there When sweet-death music turns my head She is there When I embrace indulgent dread She is there When cherished pain my heart enfolds She holds me close When the story of my […]

Poem: The Eagle’s Last Flight – ‘His mate gone/the eagle soared/into the high places

Tweet      The Eagle’s Last Flight His mate gone the eagle soared into the high places grief-driven wings beat the air in angry futile desperation higher and higher faster and faster his passion drove him towards the baleful sun the watchers waited bate-breathed for the weariness the exhaustion of flight to bring the eagle […]

Before It’s Too Late – Poem: parents and children

Tweet    Before It Is Too Late It’s too late for me now they’ve gone away but not for you for the present I am here and here I’ll stay Who they were I never really knew their love was all I needed and I just took it all as selfishly I grew I only […]