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We'd made love as usual

A heavy night in the sack

After breakfast I told her

I was never coming back


Inexplicable the only word

Why so drastic a measure?

What impulse drove me to

Quit a house of pleasure?


A bitter taste in my mind?

Neurosis bending my head?

Maybe the new marmalade

Made my psyche see red


She'd always been restless

The place in a...

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Little Doll

I seek you moth girl,

there are hopes masked

behind doors in our mind

touches, intrusions

that felt like Fear 

Frozen Little Doll


It’s where you still solicit,

Part Me, Part Him

God’s Steward dismantled

drowning under sheets

and adult whims

Fragments of sin


I ask you to come home

dance with me again, 

you are swimming of reach

in the same mind


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Fiery heart

The flames licked eagerly at my heart

How long had we been apart?

It seemed a lifetime now

But truth bends in sad dismay.


I try to stare into infinity

But see just tomorrow before me.

Its all too late my psyche states

Its all gone its all to late.


My embalmed mind kisses

All that it misses and misses.

Florid in obscurity

Searching for that purity.



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The Language of Trees

Have you ever communed with a tree?

The essence of all

Mother earths rich gift

Used your eyes, studied her bark, roots, canopy.

Noticed her position in the forest family

A watcher of the woods or an infant in the glade

Full sun or partial shade

 Colour, shape, size, branches, leaves can all be studied

But have you ever looked deeper.

Looked beyond, felt her fears, dreams...

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