Impression The tiniest sapling A starting point to leap from A taste of what’s to come Firing up the synapses Sending a chemical signal That although small now will be heard loud and clear
somewhere it doesn’t rain Catapult me to the moon Fling me into space Away from the noise Amongst the stars Beside the sun See how it is Gain a little perspective A new feeling
(People) You’ve Been Before Frozen Trapped like in a photograph Nothing’s moving There’s no progress It’s all ground to a halt I’ve ground to a halt Stuck with the present; Dreaming of what could have been.
Descend Take one last look Walk out Find a place Feel the wind Kneel Then dig Claw Grab at the earth Create your burrow And then keep going Never look back up Just keep going And as the light fades and you become tired and your muscles burn and your breathing becomes shallow […]
Have you left a seat for me? It’s simple and it’s a farce The feelings are fleeting But the pain’s not I know you could have done more.
Orpheus and Eurydice It started with music So beautiful Matched by nothing Until he saw her Married, happy but temporary “Perfection is not made to last” Pursued by another she ran Far into the forest, to tragedy To the underworld Her beauty taken Mourning and shadowed in grief The music returned Beauty replaced by sorrow […]
War Face The paint’s gone Marks remain Mouth closed Still screaming Eyes bleached Pupils bloodstained I’ve seen horrors And now can see nothing else.