Putting On A Show For The Sun
My eyes were so stuck on the soil that I didn’t see the seasons change.The nights got lighter,but it wasn’t until I was frozen by indecision that I found the time to see the sun in all her glory.She stuck around until six,silent and without judgement,just watching my day unwind,my mind following,unravelling like soft, silver…
In Conversation With The Sun
The sun has set and then seen fit to show her face again,and so have I.As she sparkles, I ask with a mousy, meek tone if I will always struggle to follow her as she rises,and we share a smile.She says nothing,but we both know that brighter days are bounding towards us.
Death To Lightning
I started shooting lightning after I left you.I didn’t want it to strike,to smite me with the kind of love that would live on forever,again,I said “never again” to the never ending nightmare of euphoric, dawning affection. I pulled it down from the sky and choked each bolt until it was lifeless,scolding it for being…
An Ageing Tree Decides That She Doesn’t Care If She Is Ageing.
They told me that my leaves had fallen to the ground,and that all my fruit had gone with them too,rotting and writhing in the dirt,drowning in insecure tears from a tree who was mired by missiles since she was just a sapling. I stopped crying when I realised that my leaves would return,that my fruit…
An Open Letter To Snow
I know that you’re just trying to help.You’ve seen the way we all admire you when you arrive somewhere scenic,lighting up the place,smiles lined across the faces of the cooing crowd,so you probably thought “I’ll cheer them up!”,but honestly love,nobody has time to stop and stare,and nobody has time for the song and dance you…