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.

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

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

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 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.

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 …

Lonely in a Crowd

Posted by on Jan 13, 2016 in Poetry

She stood lonely in a crowd.

Her tears too afraid to
show themselves.

Hiding behind words
she didn’t believe.
And a face too
fragile to belong …

Under the Stars

Posted by on Dec 14, 2015 in Poetry

When did you last lie
still as still can be,
and breathe in
the stars?

For they sit patiently
each night,
waiting for you
to share the
honesty of your dreams.

A Two Person Plan with Borderless Skies

Posted by on Dec 6, 2015 in Poetry

Let’s stand still
as still can be.

Then you be you.

And I’ll be me …

The Edges of the Sky

Posted by on Dec 5, 2015 in Poetry, Words

For if you don’t,
you may as well
round your
shoulders
and shuffle lifelessly
towards a cold
unwelcoming grave …

The Smile That Fell Off

Posted by on Nov 25, 2015 in Films, Poetry

How could anyone hope to see her?

Through the brilliant white teeth of a smile that unwillingly joined her two ears …

But Said the Fool

Posted by on Nov 22, 2015 in Poetry

‘What if it were so much
simpler than that’

said the wiseman.

‘But …’ said the fool.

Undivided and So Still Attention

Posted by on Nov 15, 2015 in Poetry

Before your words
of encouragement
and well-timed advice.

Before items gifted at
beyond an arms length.

Did you ever consider
the one thing that
might turn the
entire world
on its axis.

Your undivided
and so still attention …

The Shackles Fell

Posted by on Nov 1, 2015 in Poetry

The shackles fell
on admission

that he had been
the one

who had fastened
them so very tight …

Life and the Diabolical Hand

Posted by on May 24, 2015 in Poetry

‘What a diabolical hand I’ve been dealt’
considered the man with
misinformed eyesight.

Unaware that he was at
the very center of the
most privileged of games.