Night has descended on the fields
but a summer night never darkens, only shields
dreamers from the day's dull hold
as I am wakeful, bedded cold;
and the trees stretch into the faded sky
Night has alighted on my mind
but a wakened wraith can only stray, its kind
vanish as summer's dusky night flies on
as I am lost beyond my dream horizo...
Tuesday 27th June 2023 4:13 pm
Shufflings in the shrubbery,
leapings on the lawn,
furtive assignations and who knows what skullduggery,
surreptitious shadow shapes, sundown to dawn.
It’s my own familiar garden but it happens out of sight:
it’s all undercover
…under cover of the night.
Nighttime was a blank space, destitute of life,
a time I’d stop the clock and quit the world.
But then I bought a...
Thursday 4th May 2023 12:02 pm
I opened the windows of my room with the night
I let in the stars and slept in their time
I knew their waning
When I awoke
My pillow was flattened with the weight of their time
My mind was present in the immensity of their span
I knew their past now
I curtained the new day in my room with the dawn
I breathed in time and dreamed of the...
Sunday 30th April 2023 4:04 pm