mind

Waking Up

  Dreams dissipate , Allowing the sunrise , To linger, On your eyelids, Until you awake, And feel The texture and tenacity Of time , Settling in a vortex of Seconds and minutes, And As I can’t return to my… Read More ›

Fearful

It was hard, Watching my Dad Staggering home from the pub, Up the dark Orange lit shadowed Street, From our dusty greased window, Two stories up, Looking down, Knowing, When the key slipped into the lock And he came through… Read More ›

Magical Thoughts

When I experience hurt I indulge In magical thinking. Very annoying For others, Unfamiliar with the technicalities Behind my tricks.     He or she May say, That “I” am mistaken in my observations. But with the wave of My… Read More ›

Water and Ice

I recall a short story I had written in school back in Scotland looking out of our window at the whirling snowstorm blanketing our streets, roofs and gardens. We were young. My teacher said we could reach for the stars…. Read More ›

Purposeless

I woke up tired today. Hot sweet Expressos In tiny white cups, Stirred me a little.   But ¬†lethargy, And the heat, And the crushing ¬†humidity   Made me anxious, Gave me palpitations, Made me light headed And confused.  … Read More ›

Rhetorical

I can’t shake off this furious anxiety That thwarts my breathing, to Shallow repetitive beats, Obscuring My capacity For normal thoughts,   And when I wondered why those Intermittent perturbances Should even be? The question Answered itself.     Image… Read More ›