Wednesday, March 21, 2018

World Poetry Day: Oscar

An Oscar for the weather:
‘Beast from the East’ takes the award by storm.
All the other candidates
blasted away,
frozen out,
as the deep freeze
runs rough shod
over the ideas of March.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Valentine 2018

Don’t count the years,
don’t count the tears,
don’t count the moments
nor the fears;
count only
the distance
between heartbeats.

Monday, January 01, 2018


‘tis but another turn on an axis
that welcomes another year
another opened eye
another unopened day

the sun also rises
as always before
clouds as grey, unbidden,
come, come and cluster
shed their tears
as rain
rain as wet as sorrow
rain as old as yesterday
another journey to the sea

an eloquent goodbye

The sky is eloquent
in its goodbyes
as the year
bows out in lights
before the monotone,
of night
slinks in with shiny black
and a veil of mystery.
The New Year
will colour
with its every step
from the vaguery
of the undefined
to a kaleidoscope of experience.
The conversation
a dialogue
of time.