Category Archives: free verse

I’m incontinent, you are in Europe

  When I found your photograph on the floor I wrote a poem about it My sister says, pick up all those photos Where have they come from? I say,I don’t know Maybe I knocked down a folder  I am … Continue reading

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I wanted  nothing, all was in its place

Gazing at the trees touched me with grace My eyes receptive ,mind so still and pure I wanted  nothing more, no list, no place Would I dare enjoy a human face To see the lines of suffering long endured? Gazing … Continue reading

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In the morning

In the morning,I’m opening slowly, a bud, a flower, breathing softly, In the summer sweetened air. Cat stretches Lazily,hot stones a bed. Don’t let the day begin too soon. Relaxed. I feel your presence In the azure sky. Now midday,I … Continue reading

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Needs are simpler then we imagine.

Anxiety is the price of life. But don’t pay over the top. Calmness is good at most times. Dread is a bad friend. Exploring nature soothes the soul For what are we but part of it? Gentle music helps the … Continue reading

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And we find it,shall we say,satisfactory

I see a haze of hair on your head like the softness of just opening leaf buds in spring. The chemo is over,and you wait relieved and letting that take you for a while before you start to face the … Continue reading

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Courtesy is everlasting

since i lost you i have lost the keys to my heart the front door key my phone and my money now all i have is a large tube of ibuprofen gel max strength and some feathers from the tail … Continue reading

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I’d be afraid of  a nuclear accident in my chest

She thought she’d like to be a poet Calculating her vocabulary was ironic She wrote free verse in stanzas three lines long With a short intermission She learned innocent  and good people Attract the Evil and that even people who … Continue reading

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How the blood vessels receive willingly this flow

Let your lips meet gently, The top one resting against the lower, Touching with tenderness Your own skin to skin. Forefinger propped on chin, I let the others dangle, like leaves on a branch; softly gravity tugs them downwards. Let … Continue reading

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Inventing logic and drowning under irrational numbers

‘Algebra’ is of Arabic derivation. It comes from title of the justly famous ninth century Arabic mathematical text ‘al-jebr w’almuquabala ‘by Mohammed ibn Musa Al-Khowarizmi of Baghdad and Damascus. Have you never wondered about algebra The Greeks are famed for … Continue reading

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s. On the last train,Warsaw to Moscow, [ change Niegoreloje.]

Elena,a baby wrapped in woollen clothes. On the last train,Warsaw to Moscow, [ change Niegoreloje.] 1939.Father,mother,brother You passed through the Arctic Wastes of life. Still as if travelling on a train To an impossibly far destination. As you left the … Continue reading

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