Month: May 2016

Echos

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Poem

Bygone stories echo amidst the ancient stone A bastion of calm Memories tug on my mind in pictures Wanting to break through the fog I see your face amongst the stories Taking shape in the mist Just to be gone again Bygone stories Mostly forgotten Yet not entirely lost Crannach

Last Moment of Peace

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Poem

We lay in the sun Warmth on our faces Sand between our toes You yawn and stretch The ocean’s waves silenced As I look into your eyes You smile I feel my sword at the ready They are going to come We are all on alert I am itching to fight But for the moment There is only you and me and the sun This was the last time The last moment of peace

Sunshine

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Poem

Sunshine is tumbling down In rays through clouds It falls on rolling hills What a cliché! It bounces of humble bumble bees Tickles my skin and makes me sneeze Sunshine rains from blue sky In torrents onto the grass It drums on green leaves I am all pathos! And yet it doesn’t reach my heart Apart, apart, apart

Born out of darkness: Memories

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Short Story

She swallowed the darkness with every breath; it was so thick. There was no escape. Just darkness all around, all within. The only colour: tiny droplets of crimson, turning into gold, once they hit the ground. ‘My soul is still bleeding then.’ A thought. As she stared at her feet, immersed in a puddle of gold. The pain screamed into her ears. There was no escape. No running. Nowhere to go, but deeper into her […]

Ashore Again

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Poem

New Horizons Bobbing A sailboat  Swoosh The wave folded over it Bobbing A sailboat Swoosh The seagull’s wing In a close fly-by Bobbing Me Across the rolling waves Offered by life  Swoosh Another day has passed And I still float in Perpetuum Just at the cusp of a breaking wave There is stillness On hold For an entire moment Until it all crashes ashore Sharp stones cutting into the soles of my feet Swoosh Another […]