Poems 1985-2021 – Part 3

BLACK (The curse cannot be ended) Black below Grey above Like river's flow Devoid of love Follow the line Where it leads To endless time Where death feeds No matter who tries Black comes back Hope never flies The mirror cracks The wounded soul Cannot be healed A bleeding hole Love congealed So stumble on... Continue Reading →

Poems 1985-2021 – # 2

  THE EBB OF LIFE (FADING AWAY) I watch you there,Over by the sinkOr climbing the stairA little more bent,A little less certainAbout what is meantEach year more frailYour steps slowerYour recollections failLiving slowly somehowYour strength ebbing,Everything hard nowIn the grey zoneBetween life and death,A life now on loanMy heart breaksTo see you so,My soul... Continue Reading →

Poems 1985-2021 – Part 1

And Thus Spake God to Scott Lake Timk, with reflections of Mount Anne, Tasmania. Photographer: Chris Harris EMPTY I lie awake under the vast silent skyThe stars stare down unsleepingLike the bright eyes of yesterday's GodsOr the dreaming millions of tomorrow's spirits As the false security of sleep creeps forwardYour ethereal body approachesMoving close on... Continue Reading →

Fear and Loathing (and a whole lot of love) on the Rainbow Bus (part 2)

With Apologies to Hunter S Thompson PART 2 - CAPE TOWN TO SWAKOPMUND All of my images from this trip can be found here The group which will travel across southern Africa, together, has met up in the hostel the previous night and we now decamp, immediately after breakfast , stopping along the way on... Continue Reading →

Fear and Loathing (and a whole lot of love) on the Rainbow Bus (Part 1)

PART 1 - THE CREW - this is the first part of a three posts about a 21 day trip across South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe. Disclaimer: This is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to any person, living or dead, is purely coincidental. NOTE: this post is about the people on our trip...if... Continue Reading →

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