2019

Early evening fen

An antique blanketthe colour and shape of lapwingis flung over a ragged hedge or so it seemshanging down, knitting a backgroundfor the winter sun Further back the impatient reeds shiftfrom foot to footand we look for the marsh harrierin vain:…

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Old wood, Thornham

Promising nothingour path slides at first amongmanicured money, well guarded,then runs toward the searisking everything Butterflies dark and lightmark the waylike laughing children:they play in the dust, and so do we This is a manifestationof the Kingdom:the coal barn like a…

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Giant

With empty eyesI reach out and touch the future,scatter seedin the sand Captured by the siren song of the momentmy skin glistensunder a silken sky Restrainedby unseen pictures –figures in strange landscapes –I journeybut never arrive Held in this chattering dreamI…

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Regardless

Where the road turns and heads for the quaymusic leaks out of the church, through the ruined arches Noah and the dove watch it flood and fall back,cellos marching past the waterfallof the flute,one orchestra against another The mystery of the music…

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