on sound

ambulance passes
low moan of London express
car door clunks, footsteps

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CLP 22/11/2021

on the street

walk on gold paving
countless, not unlimited
transient riches

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CLP 21/11/2021

on water

river flood tide turns
draws Sunday sailing to close
brilliant triangles

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CLP 21/11/2021

on freedom

options unbounded
simple needs confused by choice
chaos surrounds us

~

n.b. Some needs can be met by local services we just want to work properly, (e.g. schools, hospitals, trains, water supply, power supplies), other needs are more of a challenge.

We are all different from tip to toe and one size can’t fit all and in England the weather adds an additional layer of complexity it has been remarked.

~

CLP 21/11/2021

on payday

all those hours used up
while outside weather happens
meaningless tokens

n.b. Herzberg was right, hygiene factors, such as the work environment and pay, are nothing more than satisficers. I look at my salary statement and think, I am giving up living for this, just so I can afford to live?

~

CLP 20/11/2021

on time

battlements, towers
rich gated community
wealth will eat itself

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CLP 16/11/2021

interlude

cogs and wheels spinning
birdsong, silence of kestrel
not thinking for now

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n.b. Thank you SO for planning the route this morning. I put my gears into motion, put my mind into neutral. Phew!

CLP 13/11/2021

on light

we, who came from stars
are sure that we will return
to from whence we came

~

CLP 10/11/2021

on morning

too soon in my view
night slipped off without asking
stealing dreams of you

~

CLP 07/11/2021

Visitation

Look outside  x x
the text message instructed
Heavens! An angel 

~

n.b. Do you ever think you are living in a dream? She kissed me, but I am still not sure if this actually happened. I couldn’t have made it up, could I?

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CLP 05/11/2021