These Early Mornings

I love these early mornings,Before the rest of the world wakes upAnd the sun’s still thinking about it.I think more freely and don’t worry at all,It’s still too early you see?In this free time, while no one’s watching. I love this early thinkingBefore an idea settles down,When it might yet go anywhereAnd the morning’s still […]

Winter morning, Northern England

Winter morning, Northern England,Quiet frost has fallen down, Quiet scraping of the windscreens,Winter morning, winter sound. Winter children plead and wonder”Maybe will it snow today?”Probably not like it used to,Winter morning goes away. All becoming winter evening,After too short afternoon,Icy pavements walking home, thenWinter morning coming soon. Comes the morning one week laterWoken by transluscent […]

John and Yoko: Double Fantasy

I am sat on a little purple stool at the John and Yoko ‘Double Fantasy’ Exhibition. I am not quite crying. I’ve been round the exhibition for the last half hour or so and I think it’s very beautiful. I think so. Though it was quite crowded. I would see it better on a quieter […]

Letting Go: A Quiet Breath

As the peace arrives, letting go And the silence waits, letting go There is nothing left to do now but let go. Put the work away, letting go One more thing away, letting go There is nothing more to do now but let go. Letting go, like a prayer Like a dream of nothing there […]

The Meaning of Life: Change and Decay

I know I keep talking about the meaning of life on this blog. The preciousness of all of our times here on earth, including my own as I enter my autumnal days. Today has been more of this, particularly reflective for me as I’ve spent much of it on Sarah’s autumnal allotment, itself changing and […]

Sunshower on Hope Street

I remember summer rain Warm and temporary, no threat to a summer’s day Sometimes a relief back then A brief cooling with no need for shelter. In fact I remember showers Well enough to appreciate them now Briefly sparkling in the autumn sun On Hope Street between the cathedrals. But these are mostly memories From […]