• Twenty-twenty vision

    I was at work (not a place usually associated with flashes of insight but hey) when it occurred to me that actually, I had been very ill indeed and even I had not been aware just how ill - or for how long. I was completing my usual tasks and finding it quite straightforward when I remembered just how hard I'd previously found it to pick up how to do it and how many times ...

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  • The Phoenix

    THE PHOENIX Just because the leaves are falling it doesn't mean the tree is dying It only means it's time to cast The tired things to the Earth The sun may have got weaker but there will be another summer We have to die a little to get ready for rebirth The moon wanes before it waxes Stars don't fall from Heaven The sea receeds so far and then it turns back to the shore ...

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  • Flood Barriers

    Flood Barrier -14/7/14 What is there now, to be taken at the flood? My life is bound in shallow and though pleasing streams I mourn there seems no larger sea for me to sail or find new land I'm at that time of life when, while not OLD as such I realise there's more behind me than there is ahead And daring deeds take less than second-place to smaller acts of empathy instead. Am I ...

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