Dull Window

Shaken from sleep I see strange shapes moving, figures on a landscape that is no longer mine. Old ghosts on wise shorelines, innocence and evil walk hand in hand. Dead to the picture I wait at a blind corner where thinking solves nothing. Dark edges call me to shelter and diverse ways seem to offer …

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The lone thinker

You heard it said about, ‘the fool on the hill’ nobody and nothing in this world really cares. ‘be kind to yourself,’ an old friend used to say, ‘nobody else will, will they’? Down the decades I have thought about those words, their truth and their deep penetrating pain. And now a constant succession of …

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Bill and Patsy

His tender hand caresses Patsy, the wife of seventy years; Patsy knew she was loved then, at that time at that place. All the love in the world was theirs. Thousands of hours Patsy and Bill had together, in that wonder world of togetherness that love made good. Bill would think of Patsy as he …

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