Poem: Gothic State of Mind

Somewhere, we are languishing But not always together Hiding in our darkness In a room of rainy weather Smoke hangs heavy, lilting Candles dimly burn Music in the stillness This book’s pages do not turn Sweetness is so bitter Memories only remain Happiness not experienced But tender is this pain All this beauty lasts Only … Continue reading

Poem: Monsters and Magic

Sometimes I see magic In all the smallest things The chirping of the crickets The flapping of birds wings The lights upon the water The bridge that’s lit up bright The sun above Guerrilla Park And also the full moon at night The smile I see on your face The sparkle in your eyes The … Continue reading

Poem: In Like Lions 

You came in like lions Acting gentle as a lamb Blue eyes that shine brightly  And make me not give a damn Quietly you entered Slowly like a storm And in my arms I found you Gentle, soft, and warm Now with each passing moment Does my mind drift to you Everything is changing now  … Continue reading

Poem: New Year’s Eve 2016

Tonight The revelries will ring in And things will end And begin again Tonight Close companions Will share cheer and joy Warmth and laughter Tonight Feelings will numb Words will come out dumb On a sticky dance floor Tonight Old fears are passing New hopes are beginning At the strike of a clock Tonight Some … Continue reading

Poem: Birthday

I’ve compiled a list Of what I’ve done Of what I’ve dreamed  Of battles won Of things not made Of dreams denied Of plans unseen Of secrets I hide Of what I have  Of what I’ve not Of what I’ve remembered Of what I’ve forgot  Of times I’ve had Of those now gone Of words … Continue reading

Poem: Nothing Left to Say

Nothing shall I do Nothing shall I say You can’t take from me anymore As I’ve nothing left to give away All these words and pictures Are best left in my head I will sit here, silent And do nothing instead A fire will burn inside me That will never go out But it must … Continue reading

Poem: Pretend It’s Not There 

It’s not just me It ain’t only here The pain, the despair Living in fear Problems arise But few accept task Keep walking on Ignore what is asked  Pretend it’s not there That it’s all well and good That there are no problems In this neighbourhood But I can’t unsee The things I that I … Continue reading