The Other Side You tempt me with your rebel eyes You pull me deep inside Don’t lose me in your crazy world Just let me stay awhile Still we’d like to stay together, though Togethers far apart And it never seemed to matter (back then) That I wasn’t in your heart And then I took […]

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I dropped a tear more rare than pearl From an eye of emerald green As I remembered the topaz shore On the sea of aquamarine The sky above was a sapphire swirl And the sun shone ruby red Diamonds glistened on the waves Of the deep sea crystal bed Your eyes were shot with turquoise […]

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All countries have an expansive culture, china is no exception. Her mood swings and beauties as great as a rock star. Yet sometimes only one word can describe an entire country. In Israel, it was ‘suspicious’. Here, it is ‘˜puffy’ Nearly all of china is puffy – it’s miniature dogs in the towns, it’s Dr […]

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Like lyrics to a song that you don’t understand I let you slip away and I didn’t even care I found what I want is not what I need And if you walked away, my heart wouldn’t bleed -By Carmen Major From An Anthology of Verse and Prose

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I always thought I’d done the right thing and I loved her, I always loved her. All these years together and I look at our son and as much as he’s me, he’s her. They’ve been long years at the start, they’re shorter now, but somehow sharper. It’s like the way we talk. When I […]

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MAYBE FOREVER Delve into a quadrant Of leaden life itself Listen to the sea breeze From the highest Window sill It will last Maybe forever Swim among the circles Of the rolling amberglee Listen to the forest rustle And as you’re there Remember me It will last Maybe forever Sit around the amber rim Of […]

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My first morning in China, and I wake at 5.30am to a bright cloudy sky. It’s like an eternal halo across the sky. I sneak out of the dorm and head right. I have a good feeling for right. The dark grey and reds of the single story ancient hutong, the communal housing around courtyards, […]

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Babe you picked a bad time To sweep me off my feet My collision already bypassed Eons before we’d met I haven’t yet found the words Never captured the phrase That’d break your heart, capture your soul Set your memories ablaze

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As I lay me down to sleep I pray on credit my soul will keep And if I die before I take My loving kin can pay the wake Life won’t be worth living If I confuse the take with giving It will tear my world asunder If my credit card goes under I have […]

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I think I look great in yellow, by far the happiest of colours, I’ve never seen a sad looking person in yellow. I might be getting a bit worn and tattered, but I think I still make the grade, I don’t feel inadequate in any situation, though I think the younger ones gleam a little […]

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