As I open myself to living closer to the space where the horizon lies I see my achievements lining up like trees along a path that leads into the distance behind me. I am letting go. I am letting a tired letting go pervade me, tired of people around me wearing the... Continue Reading →
Through heartsex, the body opening to another, I feel the sky open at the centre of my heart, through my body and out beyond it.
I love water to wash with, to sink into in a hot bath and to swim out in when it's vast. Even if it's just in a glass, why can't we be without? It dissolves our edges.
Fingers have turned to steel inside leather gloves. Dark trees have dropped their leaves and stand mute. Your friend is blowing smoke as she speaks.
They say we need to eat to live. If they mean food for our bodies, relief from our hunger and a boost of energy, then it's true. And if it's nourishment they mean, being with others, giving to people, doing what you love, acceptance, then that we live to eat is true.
When I look out across the water, at times I am caught with the sudden awareness that I may not be beyond these moments, and may not taste again between my lips any spaghetti alle vongole and when I'm finding my way into the morning and realise, I might not live till... Continue Reading →
Unquestionably, those brown bare branches standing out on a clear blue sky. The chilly fresh air pinching when you go for a walk, even though it may be sunny. Appreciating the sunlight when it does grace a day, knowing it doesn't last much into the afternoon. Getting comfortable early with a book in bed... Continue Reading →
Why make time for poetry in your life? Even when I don't get around to reading new poems, poetry still accompanies me through remembering poems I have memorised over the years. Here is a brief list of reasons why poetry is worth your time. The language of poetry is not direct, the use of imagery,... Continue Reading →