Monthly Archives: July 2006

Forgiveness

Standing astride the illusion in which we wallow Is the Lifeguard ready to pull us out: We have only to reach for the line he extends. We have only to take his hand To merge once again with the light … Continue reading

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dawn

Pink edged clouds in the west Hang over the sun-scoured shoreline Birds debate the eleven degrees of perfection A laker chugs down ominously Sullen bands of fire smoulder in my hips and calf, Debating the seven levels of Hell With … Continue reading

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On discovering that a friend holds a different point of view

I was surprised to note That both of us thought And I quote: “I am steering this canoe.” We could have knelt facing out (And never known) But we are facing in. Facing, glaring at each other, Each intent on … Continue reading

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