Contrition

Throughout my life, I’ve sought to be
As upright as the sun at noon,
But something must be wrong with me;
I take…

Rigidity

Throughout my life, I’ve chipped away
At sheer, unyielding rock,
But, though I’ve worked both night and day,
It’s still…

Tea

The tea is good and hot
And complements the milk –
As if I’ve got a pot
Of lovely…

Rain

It hasn’t rained in days;
The garden’s getting dry.
And yet, for all I gaze,
No clouds…

Permanence

So much of you has stayed with me
Despite the fact we’ve parted;
It’s hard to feel much misery
Although I’m…

Loss

And what I thought was true romance
The universe had sent
Was nothing but a whim of chance
Which just…

Love

When love becomes a one-way street,
Can it still be said
To be a love which is complete
Or one…

Witch-Hunt

And so I drink another cup
Of Scottish Breakfast tea
And know the moon is coming up –
Or very…

Acceptance (2)

I’m sad to say I’ve loved too much
And now must pay the price
Of longing for a human’s touch
To enter…

Letting Go

And so I’ve had a change of mind
And blossom dots my bough;
I’ve left all trace of time behind
And get…