The night muffled by snow

The night muffled by snow on a side street Christened in a white quilt of falling flakes Witnessing a boy and girl as they meet With awkward glances before the boy takes Her hand and leads her to a small cafe Where the clamour of the night surrounds them As they sit and try to […]

When the moon casts its silver

When the moon casts its silver on the sea And the cold waves echo their monotone I remember because you walked with me Of a time when I didn’t walk alone. I felt the thunder falling from the cliffs Surround the sand-dunes reaching out to sea. I will pass through death and then thereafter Before […]

I felt it in my head

I felt it in my head, a constant Sighing, sighing and my brain Sobbing, sobbing from my thoughts Dimmed out my senses yet Listened, the words Becoming treacherous, dismayed And turning off I fell but knew The loathing, loathing of the fall And then I dropped, Plunging, plunging till I stopped And looking up I […]

A ruse to pause

A ruse to pause And offer back a glance. Ah prithee now the leaves have almost flown. The trees stand naked shorn and bare Indignant to the scent of summer air That thieves the truth Of days the sophist bearing fruit As if the summer might again take root Deceives and still At least once […]

My mind plays tricks on me

Oft times I’ve seen you here before, Somewhere sometime about the place. My mind plays tricks on me I know And yet that face, I felt the scent of what you wore. I often think about you so, And of the dreams we used to tell. My mind plays tricks on me I know, Why […]

A sense of silence

We watched the leaves fall, each swirling downward Till in the end we sensed what we have known, That the bough that held us has left us go. We knew it would, even from the start we knew. This is the plain truth of it, a knowledge We have always known, that we would decline […]