An Adventure

An Adventure Starts with circumstances Beginning with whatever was dealt Nothing you could have controlled Or had the chance to choose Others join in Some by chance, some by choice, some by coincidence Riding alongside you Companions, compatriots, confidants Then arrives a conflict Riddled with confusion, dilemmas and difficulties Your something precious at stake Threatened… Continue reading An Adventure

Those women

Searching for a prompt for today's poem, I wanted something that was more than a word. A thought experiment or a trigger and while browsing around, started thinking about women on screen. This poem is about some of the amazing women captured on screen. Women on screen I would want to be Striking up a… Continue reading Those women

Adulation

Addicted to Adulation He holds onto the image Created with their faith, Cemented by their admiration Sitting still on a pedestal, he reaps faith, offers advice Watching them all sway in awe Always the patient ear Never the judgemental tone Smiling with warm eyes All ears all the time, listening with intent Patience, experience, wisdom… Continue reading Adulation

Shadows

A warm reassuring presence those initial years Sometimes the parents’, sometimes the new spouse’s, or the new best friend Dispelling doubts, bolstering spirits A cause of annoyance and irritation As the shadows lurk around as you talk endlessly on the phone Hide love letters and secretly make eye contact A faithful presence that guides and… Continue reading Shadows