Forever on the Far Side

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in Poetry

A man moves silently to
the far side of a room.

To the far side of
another man
bearing
different
circumstance …

The Hardest Kind of Love

Posted by on Jul 30, 2017 in Events, Films, Poetry, Soul Biographies Experience

Unconditionally
she gave.
Love in all
its many shades.
Word, and act.
And kind thought.

Generosity unbound.

Gave to all
but one,
that is …

The Meaning of Cake

Posted by on Jun 2, 2017 in Observations, Poetry, Words

Might we exist in a world of too much, where much of that much doesn’t actually bring us what we are truly after.

And so a few words on the subject, written in view of a large cake stand … ‘The Meaning of Cake’.

Fade into Time

Posted by on May 18, 2017 in Poetry

For those who believe that their own two feet are planted firmly on the earth’s surface.

‘Fade into Time’

When all is said.
And done.

And my ashes
return
to dust.

The footsteps I
leave behind me
will fade into time.

They just will …

[+ there is a film]

Towards the Sun

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017 in Poetry

Each fraudulent step
through a life
he had never
once desired …

Surrender. Which is Different to Giving Up

Posted by on Mar 17, 2017 in Poetry, Words

Surrender.
Which is
different
to giving up.
That’s it.
Surrender.

Let Me Introduce You to the Moon

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Poetry

Let me introduce you
to the moon.

She sits up there
in skies afar …

In This Time of Chaos

Posted by on Feb 19, 2017 in Poetry

In this time of visceral chaos
what if this were the
last time I were to see you.

Might the possibility of
words left unsaid
haunt the rest of my days.

For Inauguration Day. The Black Mist

Posted by on Jan 20, 2017 in Poetry, Soul of America

As the people railed against
the most obvious acts of
dark spoken violence,

they missed the black mist
that encircled the world …

North, East, South and West

Posted by on Dec 5, 2016 in Poetry

Four friends set out
from where
they stood.

One went North.

One East.

Another South.

The last one, West.

Each in search of …

Two Fools in a Mirror

Posted by on Nov 7, 2016 in Poetry, Words

We won’t have peace until we can
both agree,’ said the two fools
on either side of an argument …

Man’s Best Friend

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016 in Poetry, Words
Man’s Best Friend

A man sits quietly with his dog.

He often sits quietly with his dog.

She, with her ‘this is enough’ face.
He, with his matching ‘nothing
need be different’ expression …

A Book of Poetry, Finally

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in News, Poetry, Words
A Book of Poetry, Finally

I’ve been writing poems, or perhaps aphorisms, for more than a few years. They have appeared in many books, just not my own. I never seem to have made the time. I’m with a publisher tomorrow …

The Artist Who Works with Nothing

Posted by on Jul 30, 2016 in Poetry, Soul Biographies Method, Viewer Words, Words

A someone who recently sat in front of the Soul Biographies Camera woke up a few days ago with these unexpected few words in her imagination. She had no idea where they had come from. Or why, but thought that they pointed to something of importance with respect to this somewhat mysterious work […cont]

Thankful Words from a Single Photograph

Posted by on Jul 5, 2016 in Events, Images, Poetry, Soul Biographies Method
Thankful Words from a Single Photograph

Thankful for it all.

For the seemingly unjust
alongside the
well deserved.
Its stark opposite.

Each plays its part.

Each might hold
equal measure …

The Tree of Dreams

Posted by on Jun 11, 2016 in Poetry

Many had gathered under the
tree of dreams.

All but one stood shaking its
branches for dreams
to fall…

The Emperor Who Had The Last Laugh

Posted by on Jun 9, 2016 in Poetry

So the Emperor had no clothes.

And we laughed.

As we all walk around
clothed as anyone
but ourselves.

We Are Fragile Together

Posted by on Jun 5, 2016 in Poetry

We are fragile. You and me.

Though we act strong,
our lives are
held together with
thoughts of where
we might be tomorrow.
And of disappointed
yesterdays …

Fools in the Dim Light

Posted by on May 22, 2016 in Films, Poetry

We are fools.

Scrambling in
the dim light
of the surface.

Rearranging
circumstance
blindly.

In the hope that
we’ll find the
answer …

NB : there is a film attached for all fools.

Beyond My Prior Courage

Posted by on May 18, 2016 in Poetry

Might the cause of my misfortune
live somewhere beneath the
seemingly clear reasons
why, and why not.

Somewhere darkened, and
beyond all my prior courage.

And if so, might I find such
courage to face all
that will from this moment,
become uncertain.

Dreams of No Interest

Posted by on Apr 28, 2016 in Poetry

‘I have absolutely no interest
in the dreams you so
earnestly chase,’
spoke his soul …

One Same Heartbeat

Posted by on Apr 4, 2016 in Poetry

Each of us stand seemingly
alone, as we cry out
for evidence
that we belong.

And as we cry out silently
through the actions
of our every day,
we step further
from our own sight …

In a Far Off Corner

Posted by on Mar 23, 2016 in Poetry

There are no far off corners
in this wide wide world.

And there are no separate lives …

On Wearing a ‘This is Enough’ Face

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in Poetry

A man sits quietly with his dog. He often sits quietly with his dog. She, with her ‘this is enough’ face. He, with his matching ‘nothing need be different’ expression …

A Girl Struck Silent

Posted by on Feb 4, 2016 in Poetry

Perhaps I wrote these few words about a character everyone knows. Or perhaps I wrote it for everyone who ever uttered a single word.

‘A Girl Struck Silent’

A girl whose words filled
every conceivable space,

was struck totally
and utterly silent …