￼ It began as a trickling like rain on a summer’s night running down a window. Without noticeable change, the water gurgled and giggled as though a river building to the sea. When it roared through every sense, a bestial thing, a god, I knew the truth: the flood had come.
￼ She’s heard in every heartbeat, Seen in the depths of a mind’s eye, A constant portrait of unblemished perfection. Felt in the static that prickles the skin, She’s no illusion, but reality made intangible, A ghost so true as to tease corporeality. Though her presence is not required To be imagined, it is longed […]
“So, you’re here for a sight test?” “Pardon.” “Ah, hearing test?” “Who said that?” “Both?” “Double cheeseburger please.” “This is an opticians, sir.” “I thought it was a florists?” “You’d smell the roses.” “Never have.” “Ah, now I see, you’re totally senseless?” “Not at these prices I’m not.”
The lemon tree sways In a citrus breeze Refreshing all my senses With a new day zing
I caught the scent of Chanel No 5. The familiar perfume wafted across the restaurant Kissing my wine glass, Parting my senses with ease. She was there, beautiful, brunette, Eyes like moonbeams, lips of ruby grace. If ever a goddess had crossed my path, Shared the same room, Touched me, It was she. Such a […]
We swim, awash in the world’s perfume. The subtle scent of beckoning Spring fills olfactory organs with renewed hope that Winter’s stark essence passes. Daffodils and snowdrops await us, ferns and sweet smelling sap, treats where colour and creation collide. Soon, we shall bathe in a new beginning and the winds and snowstorms, the frost […]
The waves, I could watch them forever. The repetitious ins and outs like steady breaths. I am sucked in. I am no longer me. I don’t recognise this foreign shore? The sky’s the same, my breath’s the same, but the world is not. Take a breath. Listen to the waves.
Showering with the window wide, rain a tumbling down outside, Sound so soothing, air so clear, uncaring if the neighbours near. This is freedom. This is bliss. This is nature’s sensual kiss. A perfect dusk for being alone, but thankful still this shower’s at home.
I close my eyes and picture you Stir my mind and think of you Lick my lips and taste of you Hear your voice and melt at you Turn my back and walk from you