Poems

THROUGH THE EYE OF A NEEDLE

In form unfolding
The open heart becomes
An all-embracing
Eye

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PIECE FOR A STORM-TOSSED HEART

Caught in the stillness of an early evening dusk I stand on a fortress wall.
Below, the gentle water laps at stones
And wooden carcasses of former boats.

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CANDLELIGHT

Candlelight
Flickers
The children
Sleep.

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FROM NOW

Till now
Only at the centre of the moist rich earth Have I known my true home
For the earth is dark and secret
And deeply understood

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Keeping in touch

If at this very moment
The tips of my fingers could Gently touch
Your cheeks just near your eyes

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REFLECTIONS ON ALDEBURGH BEACH

I have travelled all over the world
And yet have barely moved.
Still the child seeking approval
Drawn by the urge to reconnect

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BEING THE WIND

Warming or cooling
Making things rustle, move, sway
And sometimes
Break

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