The Silence

It rings out from empty pages and forgotten journals. It follows me as I watch TV and sit in the garden admiring the red of the robins chest. I want to do something about it but resistance grips me and another day goes by without a word written or a story shared. I...

About turn

He leaves her and she begs him to stay. He goes off in search of fun and greener grass. He has spent more than 13 years chained to the one woman and he’s entitled, so he believes. He has a shit time of it. The grass turned out to be more light brown than green. The...

In death as in life

In life it seems we get what we believe, what if death works the same way? If you believe you die and life stops, it stops. If you believe you die and your energy lives on, you get to live on. If you believe in heaven and hell, you find yourself languishing in one or...

Poetry : Dark clouds that won’t drift

some days I am so miserable and so unhappy if you ask me why I couldn’t tell you seems strange being in a constant feeling of doom, down, under dark clouds that refuse to drift and yet to be anywhere else would be a lie. I’ve been told that brighter days are ahead but...

Anxiety to peace – spiritual poetry

Tension causes worry Worry causes fear Fear brings on anxiety How can God live there? Faith opens doors Words bring it to life Grace causes miracles Overcoming all your strife Hope takes on hopelessness Love brings you peace Connecting in the moment Is the choice you...

Beautiful middle age woman

Why can’t you see where your beauty lies? Not in your body but within your eyes Lost in confusion of how things were Desperate for times of youth, of hope Eternally wanting what you can’t have Stop and ahead of you, there’s more to see The beauty of knowing how far...