Category Archives: reflections

God  is murdered daily, we perceive

How precious is the life that we will lose The joy of senses open  like new leaves The  holy sun, the air,  our attitudes Our boundary, our skin  protects, is bruised By those who  claim to love but soon deceive … Continue reading

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The edge of sight

The impatience of a hunter, keen,intent Will miss small movements at the edge of sight Will miss the sacred spirit’s new descent Relaxing when in danger,insolent, Will throw a wider beam of golden light Curb impatience, excess of  intent Slowness  … Continue reading

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Struggling on life’s craggy slopes

  Living life in all its fierceness, Birth and death and joy and pain We struggle on our unknown journey, Sometimes lost and found again. We are indeed like lambs to slaughter Death will be our final goal. But while … Continue reading

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Then opening  like a smile 

Forsythia  hangs ,oh flexible and flowered A wig of  natural hair by breezes stirred A budded branch  has caught my face and eye While squirrels laugh from woodpiles yet unburned We are sick but garden flowers will come Pushing shoots … Continue reading

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I eat cartoons for breakfast with a knife

I  lack the skill of mimicking   a cat Mimesis  makes me copy  acrobats I cannot do the crossword in the Times If I’m free, I marry many  rhymes A cartoon left me cold,I needed words I preferred  to talk except … Continue reading

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Soaring soul

A  robin came in after you had died The little bird is missing you like me After hopping round, away birds fly You sat there in the kitchen looking kind The birds were eating crumbs left from our tea The  … Continue reading

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Never get engaged on a whim

How to get rid of your lover Tell them you’re carrying a germ Spray Dettol around your home Put deodorant on your  comb Ask if they wash all their sperm Nobody likes a rejection But sometimes it’s better to leave … Continue reading

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