Safe Harbour

Rest For you are safe here Though storms may rage against you Trust For you are safe with me I am your anchor When carried away on life's rapids It's fateful twists and devilish turns Look to me The rooted branch, Outstretched and still Firm, in the midst of chaos Reach for me Hold steadfast [...]

Extinguished

The echo of heat is all that remains Buried under aloof neglect The flame went out A great fire raged here Long ago Surrounded by trappings Sealed on all sides by expectations It suffocated Starkly refusing to acknowledge it's existence, It starved Red hot embers glowed Then, fuel met water Extinguishing what remained of possibility [...]

Stardust

We are Stardust Moulded into perfect shapesUnique and beautiful You have fallen So very far from meLostBut I will always find youThe loops and swirls of my fingerprints A map of the galaxy A path back to youYour signature etched in the sky,I will followUntil the day you are wrapped in these armsHome. Safe, among [...]

The Profound Silence of Creation

Wow. What a title. No pressure there.I was sitting on the train this morning, thinking about a conversation I recently had with a friend.We were discussing all the balls we have in the air, juggling our creative lives, including the desire for creative lives, and our workaday lives, and it came to me (as it [...]

Glass House

There you sit Encased in glass Volatile. Dangerous. Watching from your perch The air fairly sizzles Unsettled and frenetic Passionate Conducting from your station When your eyes fall upon me It is revealed What lay before me is both beguiling and perlious To deny it would be a folly I venture closer Excitement pricks my [...]

Hey Liar

It appears your pantaloons are ablaze again I wish I knew what purpose it serves for you For perhaps then I wouldn’t be so offended So taken aback at every turn I question my investment The time it takes for the words to spill from your lips To the time they strike my ear I [...]

Garden

The prettiest things The most delicate things We put them on display To enjoy and relish To hold dear What is a garden? Sights and scents Textures and flavours And still, so much more Designed to entice and inspire awe, They teach us patience and humility Provide sanctuary, and Give solemn respite to the weary [...]