On Dreams xii

Dissipated by

busyness, routines and demands

reality bites

~

CLP 18/05/2021

On Dreams xi

One hundred thirty

seven years and five attempts

Youri Tielemans!

~

n.b. Better LCFC than CFC imo. Fab goal too.

~

CLP 16/05/2021

On Dreams x

’tis funny how they

are current, as if no past

no future, just tense

~

CLP 15/05/2021

On Dreams ix

Is it possible

to call back and reshape dreams

based on harsh home truths?

~

CLP 15/05/2021

On Water xxxvi

dykes and drains cut land

deep unnatural slices

man bides not for tide

~

CLP 13/05/2021

On The Street, Leicester

May. Rain so intense it hurts

like February.

Two tall men stood

on the corner outside

the mini-mart by the station.

.

A ham and cheese sandwich

with a note shared

stories of losing fathers

in youth. Two lives

navigated by guesswork.

~

CLP 14/05/2021

On Water xxxv

flow from root to leaf

hydraulics seek to balance

inequalities

~

n.b. Proper “Levelling up”.

CLP 09/05/2021

On Water xxxiv

displacement of sorts

along coventry canal

coconut in sky

~

CLP 12/05/2021

On Fear

were this heart to cease

tonight it would die happy

love lives without fear

~

CLP 13/05/2021

~

CLP 13/05/2021

On Dreams viii

If none of it’s real

why is it I remember

what did not happen?

~

CLP 11/02/2021