Category Archives: Poetry

I write stories, and sometimes a story emerges as a poem.
I’m not sure what the difference is, although occasionally poems contain rhymes.

dreamer

Click here to hear the poet read his words: Click here to hear the poet read his words: dreamer warm summer days mean naught to meI don’t care for golden sunbeamsI prefer to dwell in moonlightand to spend my life … Continue reading

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mask

Click here to hear the poet read his words: masks the first time that I saw youyou hid behind your maskand said I didn’t know youthat we’d never met beforeand laughed and I in my innocencebelieved youthough you reminded meof … Continue reading

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seasons

Click here to hear the poet read his words: seasons springsaw you arrivecomme une plume vermeillelike a vermillion featherbeautiful elegant naturalah the light my love the light summeryou dancedwith mermaidsand my heartroamed free and proudas the Great White Stagin the … Continue reading

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bird

Click here to hear the poet read his words: bird waves rumbleround the rocksin November sunshine I sitgazing at the Mediterraneanmy mindfar awayacross the planetor somewheredeep inside myselfwhen I seeoverheada solitary bird a waterfowlperhapsa Canada Goose a memory stirsI start … Continue reading

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Scotland in November

Click here to hear the poet read his words: Scotland in November looking backit seems quite obviouswe were doomedbefore we started so very far apartculturally andgeographically but we had so muchtogetherlaughterand passionand all that love so many great timesand those … Continue reading

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I wrote a poem

Click here to hear the poet read his words: I wrote a poem I read a poem yesterdayit nearly broke my heartit spoke of lovers loved and lostthey lived too far apart I read a poem yesterdayit said she won’t … Continue reading

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bouchon

Click here to hear the poet read his words: bouchon I’m standing at a bus stoptwenty minutes from homethe reasons don’t matterno sign of scheduled servicealready long overduethe traffic is nose to nosemile after milebarely movingnothing happeningother than tempers risinglike … Continue reading

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I didn’t die

Click here to hear the poet read his words: I didn’t die I didn’t diethe day you leftthat was the firstand biggest surpriseI didn’t seehow I could go onwithout the warmth of your smileand the sunshinefrom your eyes I don’t … Continue reading

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fly away

Click here to hear the poet read his words: fly away I want to fly awaywith youto Parisor maybe Romeit really doesn’t matter whereas long as I’m with you I want to fly awaywith youto Rioor the moonbecause nothing is … Continue reading

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the gull

Click here to hear the poet read his words: the gull isn’t it strangehow life can changein an instantwhen you realiseeverything you wantedeverything you hoped foreverything you dreamed ofand worseeverything you hadis lost… we are swimmingnofloatinglazily on our backsin the … Continue reading

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