One line, not two do appear Another disappointment crashes here Next month I try without a fear Resisting doubt, a family dream to clear
It isn’t what I see It’s what I don’t No stroppy teenagers No pile of books to mark A teacher’s summer
The days-long when I am gone, In every space, I see your face, My heart breaks until I am home, Every joy as we are back in the zone
Sometimes a wave in your life appears a wave so big to wash all fears.
I watched your accident with horror life so brittle it could be extinguished a reminder to appreciate, love and cherish.
The Most Social of Platforms Social media the most social of platforms, talk to strangers from all the world ignoring the people sitting beside you Same Cells, Same Species Same cells, same series, different life Plates piled high with food, watching TV Kids starving playing in landfill Our rubbish, their life, our disgrace My … Continue reading One-Line Poetry
I hold you in my hand so smooth Running my fingers over the grooves Dents from drops when I was small Scratches from the change you hold Edges worn and rounded off Fingerprints inlaid in dust A lid that flips and shuts with a bang A wick as black as nights of old The smell … Continue reading Lighter Days – Poem