Monthly Archives: October 2013

A love song for my family

A        Let me write you a love song As old as time itself Of favour and of friendship Unleashed from within itself   Let me write you a love song Of sleep in’s in our bed Three … Continue reading

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The Defiant Tyrant: Happiness

Help me Be happy I pursue thee Defiantly. But happiness springs In the places left behind By sacrifice Generosity Kindness to others Toil. Help me Be happy I pursue thee Religiously. But joy burst forth From unexpected places Left derelict … Continue reading

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POEMS

You stand there Like a tall drink With a pink umbrella And a maraschino cherry   You stare at me Straight within With a pink umbrella And a maraschino cherry   You speak to me Beneath my skin With your … Continue reading

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The Empty Chair

Empty rooms Full of laughter Children Food and coffee Talking Running Family bodies But empty of you.   Our sadness sits upon the chair In the family room We see it there, we glance at it It makes a sonic … Continue reading

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Anxiety of the night

Blue skies Turn to pink Then they shrink As darkness closes tightly in against the daylight hours. The daylight Not long ago ripe with possibilities Is squeezed out By grey and dark. Life has just passed by In one more … Continue reading

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The Op Shop

Your treasure. I’m buying myself an inheritance. A history. Where once there was none. Objects I’m accumulating to decorate the mantle of my origins A past of my imagining. Silver, lace and glass from the past Tapestries from my ancestry … Continue reading

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A love letter of devotion to Rafaele Epstein on ABC 774 (Part !)

Today you read a love letter from an Old Man to his wife Now even though I already loved you My devotion now is for life.  

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