On Courage ii

facing up to fear
giving voice to suppressed truth
finding gentle words

~

n.b. For JS

CLP 22/08/2021

On Charge

once in step hands brush 
blushed apologies exchanged
electrified skin

~

CLP 22/08/2021

On the Beach

slipping on pebbles

this feels like treading water

yet gentle progress

~

CLP 18/08/2021

On Memory

what is the story

you want to carry around;

love or betrayal?

~

n.b. Choose Love

CLP 01/08/2021

On Hope vi

we will meet again

that is written, ’tis our fate

yes, all will be fine

~

CLP 22/06/2021

On Hope v

light across hard ground

miles devoured with smiles

alive to what’s new

~

CLP 21/07/2021

On Hope iii

woken by bird song

sun breaching the horizon

without memory

~

CLP 20/07/2021

On Hope ii

chest-deep in your tears

you waded to the far bank

found a place of rest

~

CLP 20/07/2021

On Routine

keep on keeping on

however much it’s hurting

one step at a time

~

CLP 17/07/2021

On Silence

when all talk has stopped

see our love’s patient progress

quiet reflection

~

CLP 08/07/2021