Dazed and confused

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Poetry

I’m missing each day Looking over my shoulder. Missing in every way Tired and much older. Not so amused. Dazed and confused. Why am I looking? Looking way out ahead. There’s nothing out there. It’s here in my head. I am not amused. Just dazed and confused. If my mind isn’t here Am I not […]

Leaf

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Poetry

Like a new leaf to the tree we cling, then slowly grow and learn of life. Enduring woes soon grind us down and, grudging, we accept the hand we’re dealt. The struggle now is over; The futility is clear; The tree of life abandons us; Our grip is one of fear. Cast off now, we […]

Illusions

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Poetry

Survival he should know, Requires not any other, Water, food and sleep; Then add a little colour. But the one eye’d man Lives with himself And suffers more than Those he shelves. Nurturing his ego in Suffering’s deep shade. Confusing more the self with A life that is self-made. Self-illusion cannot be grasped. Reach beyond, […]

The Great Divide

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Poetry

There is a love that does abide. That’s greater than the great divide. A love that’s buried deep within. Much much deeper than our skin. And love’s something we can’t explain, Or why it brings us so much pain. But we still crave it all the same. Then look for someone else to blame. The […]

The Edge

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Poetry

You played on the edge Lived life on the brink Then one day too far You fell in the drink. An angel alone In a lost paradise, You made your own ‘gainst all good advice. You chose your way As all of us must. Hear others speak. In ourselves we should trust. Nobody knows who […]