poems, Thinking About, Thoughts for a day.

There Are No Words

There Are No Words Four chunks of letters strung together Four beads of meaning that tell us there is nothing to say There are no words for some things The place beneath language beneath hope Why bother to describe the hollow of despair The home of things too unbearable to bear So, in their absence… Continue reading There Are No Words

Thinking About, Thoughts for a day.

Lovelocks

‘I loved… against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.’ Charles Dickens-Great Expectations Near where I live is a spectacular coastal cliff path. A half neglected track of rubbly rocks fringed with those tough looking shrubs which can survive howling winds and salty air. It is the… Continue reading Lovelocks

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The Lotus Effect

Recently I was lucky enough to travel to Cambodia. A long-held dream to visit Angkor Wat and the mighty temple complexes was realised. I came away with my head full of images and stories and truths of a civilisation so sophisticated it staggered me. Along the way I was also swept up in local tours… Continue reading The Lotus Effect

New Writer Thoughts, Thinking About, Thoughts for a day.

‘A smile is the beginning of peace.’ Mother Teresa

Are you feeling turbulent? Out of sorts. Not at ease. We all go through those hours, days, weeks or even longer when we just feel like we can’t get it together. No matter how hard we try our tummies churn and our minds leap between self-doubt and disaster. For many years I’ve tried to fight… Continue reading ‘A smile is the beginning of peace.’ Mother Teresa