Category Archives: free verse

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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This is not it

Impossible to move on because Between any two numbers There are infinitely many other numbers. Time does not consist of equal increments I saw the car fast moving towards me And time slowed down, it was ten minutes Before it … Continue reading

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And how the the light comes in.

  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; how softly gravity tugs them … Continue reading

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This variegated colour

  In between the darkness and the bright, Graded shades of grey and lilac lie. These variegated colours give delight. And from my soul, I hear a gentle sigh. As we live, we dwell in mysteries; Must take decisions based … Continue reading

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Then March will bring the new

0nly a damp darkness shows winter’s here only that darkness knows the shadows of fear only the pale low sun lights cloudy sky only the daylight comes where dead leaves lie only an invisible life harbinger of spring so much … Continue reading

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