Monthly Archives: June 2017

One Day, I Will Tell You: It’s Shame

One day, I don’t know when, I will say all of this to you. Maybe it will be the day you decide again I’m loved. Or perhaps just one future day But it will be one day. One day I … Continue reading

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I Know

Once we would have said “Purge the registers” Who even knows what that means today, this reference to boilers ? Today you might say “Clear the RAM” I know, my love – and you are my love – what you … Continue reading

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Sollozarás

To those who knew his much abused country his love the poet thundered, “sollozarás cuando conoces mi ternura” Yet, it is only a country How much more truth is there when I think of you sollozarás cuando conoces mi ternura … Continue reading

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I’m Noman, I’ve Noname

Cast off, discarded on the side of a hill once redolent with forest, flowers, life Now barren grey-black a slag heap teetering, near-sliding into the river remnant below I, too, am a slag heap cast off, used and discarded Balancing, … Continue reading

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I Am Cassandra

In the distance Joyous shouts and screams Children at play. Yet no smile crosses my lips, hearing this I am Cassandra I can see I know Yet what I know is unbelieved. Once I warned family, leaders This horse is … Continue reading

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How Much

Like the fish in her water It’s normal, second nature Like the eagle Held aloft on the strong arms of the wind Like our sister honey bee and her flowers Like the majestic oak and her leaves Like the stars … Continue reading

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What Can I Say ?

What is left to say to you, mi amor ? How might I resuscitate that heart – your heart – the one I wish to make mine ? I know your fear: What will be said ? Who will reject … Continue reading

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