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 Water xxxix

awe inspiring thought

oceans deeper than mountains

well over my head

~

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 Water xxxvii

steel boxes voyage

endlessly over Seven Seas

enough to go round

~

n.b. Needs are relatively simply met, the economic and climate disruption problems arise due to rapacious desires, the unlimited wants of consumerism, the uninhibited excesses of free market ideology.

There must be a better way, involving caring and sharing, like families, possibly.

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