Poetry Blogs (love letter)
Carrying around two vinyl records
In a plastic case just four inch long
And half an inch wide
How good would that be?
at a hi-tech record player
that lets you copy the sounds you hear
and with the subtle use of ‘PAUSE’
transfer onto a compilation tape.
Moving from format to format
The highlights of a dozen albums...
Friday 17th April 2020 2:28 pm
Those love letters from the seventies
I could not bear to read again
and could not bear to throw
Those airmail forms
those tortured lonely twelve page laments
that I read and read so many times
in my cabin off Cape Town,
in Melbourne and Sydney:
So many words
So much love
But in the end
They were just ash
And I scattered them
Ashes to her ashe...
Thursday 8th February 2018 10:21 am
Wanting to be nearer to you
I am writing you
That we might walk at a distance
It is my request
That each word on the page might hold you
(As I have held you)
I write them longing to be in your hold (your occupation)
Where we might breathe a placited, beautiful sigh - or two
Carefully I commission each word to the page
That they might be the ar...
Thursday 25th January 2018 2:40 pm
Waiting For Miss Write.
“I like you”, I said,
without the need for thumbs pointing to the sky.
She smiled, a beautiful smile.
Her face unlike a circle with U lips.
We parted on a kiss
that had nothing to do with sex or X.
Promising that we’d talk again
later in the week.
The phone box on the corner
wasn’t mobile - so I was.
I walked ...
Monday 15th April 2013 3:27 pm