A Poem: Ascension

  “Keep going, don’t give up”, I read. Yet keeping going today, looks something like, closing and opening my eyes; and turning over to my other side in bed. Progress is sometimes measured in the smallest increments. My not giving up today was perhaps seen in the leap of my heart, at the Tui and … More A Poem: Ascension

A Poem: Colour

You paint such colour on my skin, where I saw white in my mirrors reflection, I look again, and you’ve unearthed them. The colours of my soul. I see indigo and yellow, but not the sallow shade of skin, but bright like a finches breast or sunflowers glow. And there’s blue and rose, pink across … More A Poem: Colour

A Poem: Wordless

Loss is so deep there are no words to define its meaning, that we can speak. It is empty, like the ringing of a bell gone silent. Or the rush of the bird that all of a sudden takes flight. We are left alone. And that alone, is overwhelming. We can no longer stand up … More A Poem: Wordless

A Poem: Borne Up

There are some days in which, just as the sun travels from east to west across a blue horizon; I find myself held up, carried aloft, that my clay feet might not touch the ground. I did not know, I was so light, or inclined to be absent? Rather I think it is that you … More A Poem: Borne Up