A Poem: Angels

We are angels to each other My needs met in you and yours in me. At the very least we keep each other afloat At peace and on an even keel Company in other’s solitude Fellow travellers of this pilgrim’s road. At best, though I suspect God might mean us to reflect each other’s light … More A Poem: Angels

A Poem: Heaven

They tell me there is no heaven on earth. But I have found pieces that resemble it and have put them together with a bonding agent made of hope and faith. And love, that when the sun strikes it in a certain way, the whole picture comes alight, as something from another place. They tell … More A Poem: Heaven

A Poem: Turn-Points

We don’t always know which road to take, although we perceive your face at every bend. The way unclear, slowly reveals to our eyes, so slow to discern, that which-ever option we choose to take, even that of staying put, you always wait for us with utmost courtesy. As though we didn’t have time to … More A Poem: Turn-Points

A Poem: A Ladder

I will climb to you by a ladder made from the days I’ve put behind me and those I’m yet to live When the sun is hard to find I will then add a rung and it will lead me higher still to seek its dawning light. I can climb to you. Although you’re never … More A Poem: A Ladder

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: 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