On Routine

keep on keeping on

however much it’s hurting

one step at a time

~

CLP 17/07/2021

On Cricket

lost in crazy crowd

found myself wrapt in laughter

caught being happy

~

CLP 16/07/2021

On Proof

words had made no sense

so you placed my hand inside

your heart packed with ice

~

CLP 15/07/2021

In Mist

sea fret floats inland

draws colour from earth and sky

green wheat fields shiver

~

CLP 14/07/2021

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