Archive for February 2012

River Poem Dropping now onto the river path, Trees attendant, clad in green; Feet lightened by the layers of leaves, Arms swinging free in woolly sleeves, Water, birds and limbs unfreeze Into the sound of what’s unseen. A nook of bank the perfect seat, A mossy trunk to lean and see; The tumbling, changing, constant…

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In shifting flicker on the water The blot of white behind the trees A moment seeing two birds flying Shooting out from grass to sky. The light unpeeling in your eye Is like bells shining sound into an unlit day… Every chime of darkness is contained; Each tearful recoil into what is lost; The staggering…

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Morning Shrine

Today I awoke With two beings inside me, Billowing apart, Then trying to join. A story evolves From the tugging and sighing; “I’m a traveller, a roamer with nowhere to rest!” “I’m a gatherer, a mother Waiting to suckle her brood!” Free hippy-trail-seeker in nomad cloth. And homeward-bound shopper; how odd to be both. Yes,…

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