NEW Poem: Mothers Heart

This is a BIG one for me. I haven’t written new poetry for 11 years. The reason for that, was due to the fact that the last two poems I wrote were about my daughters, who devastatingly passed away in 2007. I figured that there was no way I could write about anything more deserving…

Poem: Sailing

Single blue night in single self Detail flushed away by the blue-black So I sail over the roof tops In the silence I am free September 2006

Poem: Green Lines

Green lines learned As the night cries And the memory dies And the past is burned. I forced you there Took away your light As you sank without fight Now green lines speak despair.   March 2004  

Poem: Badge

I wear a badge of pain A relic of our past A sign to show I belonged to you A symbol that will last I can’t forget you – can’t Frantic fingers in the cold You, familiar yet far away And our secrets cheaply sold It hurts like the Easter cactus It blossoms at my time Your…

My Poetry in Context

It occurred to me recently that readers of my poetry might get the wrong end of the stick, because a few things might not be obvious. Let one fact be stated now, so you first of all get a good solid understanding of where I am coming from with this. I only ever wrote poetry…

Happy New Year :)

I suppose I should start writing about more general things on my blog, simply because I’m going to end up repeating myself. I write about writing over on Limebird Writers, but here? It’s more about me, a vain entreaty if you will. The New Year is here and I have some big personal plans for…