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A Life Well Lived

Life of grime Or life of crime The daily grind Doing time Hitting that treadmill Life on repeat What’s a waste of time? Step off Step out Shout Scream Begin Reinvent Don’t lament No racing Sharing Caring Giving Living What a difference […]

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Looking Down the Barrel of a Loaded Gun

You said I looked sexy in my uniform I was barely out of primary school You were the teacher who used to look at our legs Then hover over our desks, with your bad breath You were the priest who caught me […]

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The Life of Brian

Ophelia left the other day Apparently Brian was on his way Who names these storms and hurricanes The latter name is so mundane I think it may just be some rain A window rattle, a little breeze Perhaps more like a winter […]

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Follow Your Gut

No matter what you do in life Listen to your gut Don’t think twice Ignore the cliches Like Keep your head down Don’t take a risk Don’t stand out A job for life Don’t shy away from failure Make mistakes Be stupid, […]

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Ophelia

Ophelia came and blew Until the lights went dark Such a lovely name For one so filled with rage Many asked what happened to the birds Where did they go, what did they do? When Ophelia came to dance Who knew and […]

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Are They Even Listening

Meaning without greed Lived with empathy and humanity That’s all most people need Well that and to be happy, fed and sheltered In this journey, that we lead Less for the many and more for the few Has got to be given […]

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Dispossessed

Those left on the street The many mouths to feed With barely a shoe upon their feet Who just need a helping hand Someone to understand It shouldn’t be about the land No knights in shining armour To fight for their rights […]

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Reach For A Life Less Ordinary

Life is wealth, Filled with possibility But do we make it a reality We deplete our credit in years Shedding tears without knowing In unconscious disrepair Perhaps it’s a lack of care Like our fathers before We get on the treadmill Making […]

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Music

Music is a lifelong love It fits me like a well worn glove I have a notebook where lines I keep With voice recorded melodies I mix them up inside my head To find the blend and resonance I practice in the […]

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Free Your Flourish

Searching high and low For balance and flow To feel at one, in synch To be alive just think Maybe it’s a dance A song in perfect pitch A silent moment in the dark That scratch you’ve got to itch Whatever makes […]

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Lost & Free

I wrote a poem & kept it in a drawer I left it there amongst the needles For years it lay forlorn One day to mend a sock I came And there beneath the thread I spied the mottled poem That had […]

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