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Never Ending

Never Ending

Karen closed the book, and sighed. “Is that it?” “That’s it,” answered Uncle Karl. “I don’t know, it just seems… it’s not finished.” Uncle Karl picked up the coffee pot, but Karen waved it away from her cup. She already […]

Not so bad

Not so bad

Bad enough that we broke, our Frustrations had multiplied like bacteria. Our dreams weren’t realized, and had grown spiky in parallel, like the deepening lines on our faces, And compromise squeezed us like a vice, harder than we chose to […]

Poetry is good for you

Poetry is good for you

Reading poetry is good for you Like broccoli and sprouts Like vaccinations Like checking the pressure of your car tyres Like removing the matted hair that blocked the plughole Like jogging around the estate whilst wearing-in your new running shoes […]

My Mind Opened (as their world closed)

My Mind Opened (as their world closed)

The beauty The delight The agony The fear The endless possibilities built above the vault of emotion I listened to them being described, plotted and extrapolated Like Euclid’s parallels, stretching to infinity Like Borges’ library, home to every possibility Like […]