Poems · Scribblings

Saving Daylight

1:59am skipped to 3:00am. The animals knew not to wake early, But we wind our alarms, stealing an hour of rest, Although the sun peers in just the same. And when day turns to night, according to my wrist watch, The sun stumbles to catch up, One hour behind, And the birds sing ‘Summer!’ And…… Continue reading Saving Daylight

Poems · Scribblings

Thunder, A Companion

The thunder by my bedside, Rocking me to sleep, Reminds me that we asked The rivers to run deep. Prayed for clouds to shade our skin, To pour upon our earth, Please, clouds, keep giving, Prepare for day’s rebirth.   This thunder by my bedside, Shouting by my ear, Shaking my old bedframe, I listen,…… Continue reading Thunder, A Companion

Poems · Scribblings

Don’t Save the Princess

Do not rescue the princess. Her doors lock from within and her hands are not bound, linked there beneath her chin.   Do not rescue the princess. her hands not bound, but clasped, not gagged, but keeping secrets, For help she has not asked.   Do not rescue the princess, By her the dragon has…… Continue reading Don’t Save the Princess

Scribblings

A Stone Staircase

If the world isn’t flat, maybe it has steps and if everyone is making their way up and down the steps then one person’s triumphant step up is another’s stumble down. so when a person trips, and slides to their rock bottom, it may be higher or lower than another’s rock bottom. one person’s suffering…… Continue reading A Stone Staircase

Scribblings

Eclectic Electric

Sailing over a bitumen ocean, caught by a wind, the world whips by and whispers as I cut through. Each passed house long asleep, a gentle piano tune is carrying heartbreak in script, volume loud enough to sing along to and pretend the stars a stadium, full, above my windscreen. The sky lights, illuminating each…… Continue reading Eclectic Electric