Echoes

Echoes can sound beautiful As they bounce and reflect From somewhere back there To round about here And then right down your ear My favourite echoes Come from one man Whose skin reflected A Greek tan Socrates Those sounds that left his throat Over 2000 years ago Tumbled through deed, word and page Reflected by […]

Can You Imagine?

I am part of a comedy troupe called Bright Stars, we have shows this Friday (1st December) and Saturday (2nd December) night at St Eansywthe school, Folkestone.  We are raising money for the Campaign Against Living Miserably and the school.  Expect comedy sketches, music, poetry (including this) – it will be a good laugh and […]

AM

The early hours of a new day Sit long, and undefined Time flows differently here Things always Both far and near The body calls for sleep But mind does not pick up the voicemail As thoughts surface and sink Sleep hunted for like the obsessed man Hunts a white whale This quiet time Marked by […]

Series End

Time stretches on Empty and unfilled No longer do I see Those precious images Or hear that sweet song I stare into space And see only atoms I keep staring As the rain Knocks at my window pane And I lament I think back I am wistful I engaged copiously Took it in by the […]

Forgotten Spaces

Another poem in English, translated to French, and translated back.  Original English Steps no longer Able to be stepped on Trees behind tall walls Eminating a birds song Dusty rooms who’s Stillness is forever unreachable These are our hidden places Like the lure Of a sweet scent They turn faces As thoughts of mystery and […]

People + Places = Moments

A moment to stay for Coupled with Nothing to walk away for Makes for a perfect end To a day for sure A projector dispenses Images at a wall Slovakian tongues, poor subtitles The treat for these few By this moment entitled Eyes feast Laughs spill Another culture Into mind Does spill Very similar but […]

The Blue Tree

A poem inspired by the painting of a friend of mine, Admire Ncube. The blue tree Welcomes me The blue tree Speaks to me The blue true Transports me I tumble into its canopy Blossoms and blue leaves All that I can see I tumble out A mind swept clean Of noise and doubt At […]