Monthly Archives: October 2011

Eat Me

(for Rachel) I’m checking the time to discover if I’m still here in this world… or the next. I had a strange dream of a rather mad party, where everyone’s hearty, garishly dressed and no-one cares what the time really … Continue reading

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I walked and wandered, we talked, I sang, but also had to sit awhile for what seemed like an age. You’d had a surfeit at the bar you had leaked a bit from both ends… and seemed uncomfortable, unhappy, not … Continue reading

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A Lion is Born

(For Leo) It was amid an Indian summer, deep in the season’s golden glow when we would normally expect the crisp and still of autumn’s chill, beckonning a hint of winter’s snow. For two days there had been no cloud. … Continue reading

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Posted in age, children, environment, family, Hope, Love, nature, poem, poetry, wisdom | 8 Comments