On Display

finally at rest

no need for further pretence

true colours revealed

~

CLP 14/07/2021

On Football

grass boot ball goal net

nations, flags, identity

complicated game

~

CLP 11/07/2021

On Memory

cycles of the Moon

cast silver upon our path

trace our parting steps

~

CLP 11/07/2021

On Silence

when all talk has stopped

see our love’s patient progress

quiet reflection

~

CLP 08/07/2021

On Summer

the heavens opened

rain filled in every hollow

she’d spat out her heart

~

CLP 10/07/2021

On Language

before play our words

excite hopeful new meaning

double entendres

~

CLP 09/07/2021

On Centre Stage

another’s drama

is never so exciting

as those scripted yourself

~

CLP 04/07/2021

Mindset #1

Choose from we or I

part of problem or answer

you that, me this, us

~

CLP 22/06/2021

Circles

on the water show us

this is where something has drowned

pretty as they are

~

CLP 03/07/2021

On Endings ii

scratched record scratched wreck

cord around the neck now is

time to nail the lid

~

CLP 05/07/2021