on truth

one of my friends said
when you hug onto a tree
they grow
love does that

~

CLP 10/07/2022

on time

remind me how you know
your truth is the holy one
a poet wrote it?

~

CLP 07/03/2022

on faith

fair weather friendships
never survive passing storms
sunshine after rain

~

CLP 01/11/2021

On Friendship (continued)

We have all the time

required to be gentle.

Friendship will endure.

~

CLP 03/02/2021

On Numbers (2021)

What does it matter?

A fresh start or same, same old?

Welcome aboard guys!

~

n.b. Things will be different, things will be the same. My new year resolution is to love my neighbour. Worth another go, don’t you think?

CLP 01/01/2020

On Losing (18)

Keep the faith y’all

Everything will be alright

Earth keeps on spinning

~

n.b. Hopeless romantic, or just hopeless?

Winter Solstice should be a time to welcome the turn toward longer days…make of that what you will.

n.n.b. Sorry, not The Dove of Peace, but quite a pretty gull.

CLP 21/12/2020

On Losing (11)

I had every faith

that we might beat the long odds

of course I was wrong

~

CLP 10/12/2020

On the Surface ii

What lies beneath your

well manicured appearance?

Frailty or strength?

~

n.b. I could go on about the cosmetics industry and cosmetic surgery here, but I won’t. You know the score, don’t you?

~

CLP 13th October 2020

On Endings (xiv)

Call local priest in

To bless with extreme unction

Last chance to sign up

.

CLP 24/06/2020

On Separation

Boxed heart stays constant

Old fears prowl; rattle casket

Rhythm misses beat

.

Contactless eyes dumb

Imagination finds voice

Tremors felt in gut

.

Misunderstandings

Fill up conversation voids

Muddy evidence

.

Dig gently for truth

Listen to answers; reflect

Retire to consider

.

Never forget this:

Distance forms Hall of Mirrors;

Boxed hearts stay constant

.

n.b. We are not alone. Keep the faith.

CLP 30/03/2020