A raven names me: Continue reading “A Haiku of the Future”
The Earth undresses in the Morning breeze
and I catch the leaves as the Summer leaves.
This falling blazonry, these bunting reds Continue reading “The Modesty of the Earth”
A living blackbird
Full of hot guts
Like worms Continue reading “Life is Singing”
The sea is an alien world
orbiting our shores with rumours
of strange life-forms, Continue reading “The Pursuit of the Sea”
The regal Lion walked so proud
he’d barely glance where Spider bowed, Continue reading “The Lion and the Spider”
Only seas, unsettled, foam like poets
who on the shore of language leave their salt Continue reading “Salt upon the Sand”
Robin’s found his lyrics;
flexes all his toes.
Sings! This little heart-throb.
Sings! The season’s rose. Continue reading “The Season’s Rose”
is meant for me;
off his delays. Continue reading “Bee-Ware”
It is not my childhood I search for
in these woods, for even in my childhood
I was lost – always on the right path,
but lost. Continue reading “The Walker in the Woods”
Am I alive? Does the mountain,
from which the loose stone falls,
Does the mountain move?
Massive, impassive, I observe Continue reading “To a Robin on a Bird Table”
There is no mistaking she’s alive.
My hands on the grass receive her touch
And I detect her pulse within my blood,
Her breath within my breath. In my stillness Continue reading “Home of all Homes”
Is this the beast
that governed the Earth
whose bones are displayed
so carefully preserved? Continue reading “Is this the Beast?”
There are times when the axis of the Earth
seems marrow to your spine.
You hear the thoughts of trees,
feel the lift in the wings of birds, Continue reading “The Axis of the Earth”
A boy who dismembered a spider
Thought a tigress so tame he could ride her.
You can guess his surprise Continue reading “A Boy Who Dismembered a Spider”
Fast-bowled by their orange talons,
pelted at the faces of pedestrians,
they swipe for lift, again for direction,
and level out like Thunderbird Twos. Continue reading “The Flight of Pigeons”