Shadows

Shadows 1.When I think of youthe sea touches my shadowsinters sand to glass within its dark2.at the heart of my heartin the dark of my darkthe long late sunlightmaking our shadows touchcovering us in its cloth

Return of sound

Return of sound threadbare light of a prayer bright as newborn fingers slow sun a buried balloon rising from the earth quiet empty rooms crack like emberssheet of a song slid under the doorthe dream of a storm quietly unlaces the skybird shadows breathe across the grain of the wood sea purrs sucking darkness backcurtains... Continue Reading →

Beside the sea

Beside the sea I make a firebeside the seathe flames and waveswhisper stories to each otherone of meone of youone of usof how we spread lantern lightover the seabed

Fatherhood

Fatherhood 1.Navigating the canalyou wanted to skim the edgesto run your fingers along the bladeyou didn't believe you could bleedyou scrape the length of your sidethe opposite of a ploughed fieldbrightness uncurled from beneathI pulled us backto where you didn't want to bethe safety of the centreI see your scars in the stillnessalready starting to... Continue Reading →

I am

I am a shipwreck nowat the bottom of the sealistening to the stormripping up the floorboardsI wanted to bethe silver and golddusting the dance floorwe swayed on row boats in the harbourtapping each other

Lead me

Lead me Lead me to the seato drown my handful of flameswatch the waves smash themsweep the dust back to the darkwhere you were crushed into light

Searching

trying to find youcandle held up to the sunarms out in the dark waiting for your touchthe dark spliced through my fingers flame lost in the sun coiled with your smokemy cupped palms brim with your darkswallowed your fire your lightfall dusts me your river ribbons through meyour sea strokes my feet

Letters

Letters, I'm fascinated by them, I guess they are becoming lost, drowned by texts, emails and emojis. It must be wonderful to receive a handwritten letter, to think someone took the time to hold a pen, to choose some words and then print them on the sheet that they smoothed flat for you. The paper... Continue Reading →

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