Distortion

What is this world that has become so frigid icy and closed reporting the neighbour who stepped out of line because the laws were all wrong and forbade loving touch the stranger who yearned after too long alone for a tender smile to break down those walls peer behind the mask false layers of protectionContinue reading “Distortion”

Slow it Down

Today I’m nursing my first motorbike injury. Despite all my rides and hitchhiking habit, I’ve never had so much as a scratch before: and I’ve had some wild rides, including on a bumpy dirt road with two large backpacks and a ukulele, plus my driver and his bag. It’s nothing major; just a burn fromContinue reading “Slow it Down”

Walk with me

The road is never straight when It runs beside a river Curving with the wild waters That know not man’s boundaries   Amble with me on this trail And I’ll teach you what I’ve learnt What lies beyond the harsh lines Assumptions too often made   As we walk the sun will sink But fearContinue reading “Walk with me”

Deviant

There’s no going back once the heart opens When the mind has deserted the flesh, to Leave only the pure and raw soul behind To connect with that which it wishes   It is the moment you cross the limits, Arbitrary lines society draws For how can it be said to be so wrong ToContinue reading “Deviant”

Rose Garden

The seasons, here you watch them come and go, like lovers that change every time the spark of unnamed delight, turns and drifts over to another soul   Just as you’ve smelt the roses, their summer blooms start fading; leaving but a thorny note of regret, as petals fall, hope and belief dissolving   NowContinue reading “Rose Garden”

Disguise

I thought I knew you and so I Dropped the façade, that measured guard; Protection from enemy eyes –   Then through a trembling night we waltzed A shy courtship in the shadows; You gaze, though soft, never wavered   My hardened heart began to heal As gently I believed again In a love thatContinue reading “Disguise”

Alive

When you love, like a rocket into space You launch a once secret piece of yourself On a thrilling ride into the unknown – And part of you clenches with choking fear For there you are, exposing your true self Opening to the world to reveal your Tender vulnerabilities, those hidden Secrets now they stirContinue reading “Alive”

Surrender

When she sang to me, her voice rode the air The sounds making love to the universe While her golden hands threaded through my hair And teasing and tempting she held me tight   When she smiled at me, my soul reached the sky Leaping and soaring on the wind’s currents To my fears andContinue reading “Surrender”