Monthly Archives: January 2016

Metta

Source: Metta

Posted in poems | Leave a comment

Gardening

Source: Gardening

Posted in poems | Leave a comment

Metta

  Metta I remember when I was lonely and monochrome was my awakening The alarm clock dithered like an old lady with a defective hearing aid That I wanted to whack- except for the pity I held for her weak squeaking Hiding in bed in … Continue reading

Posted in poems | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Gardening

My mother’s coppery orange chrysanthemums  with their incurved petals… Dankly scented of vetiver and deep viridian juices, they glowed in one corner of the earth she had turned and sieved and nourished. The house was modern and had cold slanting roofs … Continue reading

Posted in poems | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Three verses for Sunday

Three verses for Sunday The lamp in the fog Unfolding origami of the artefact, tetrahedral light lines splay into book-time, pages of leafy softness, moss rich ghosts are soupy and textureless in this ageless evening where words fall like untroubled … Continue reading

Posted in poems | Leave a comment

Fludd’s Fruit

Source: Fludd’s Fruit

Posted in poems | Leave a comment

Fludd’s Fruit

  Fludd’s Fruit First there was pear, in itself complete… Until dipped in deep syrup of raw dirty honey Charged with black seeds of cardamom Jocular dust of ginger and  rank cinnamon No splitting in this dish, no rotting erotica No blasphemous … Continue reading

Posted in poems | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment