Monthly Archives: December 2009

for Chris

I dreamt of you. That’s why I rang. You were in trouble With the doyens of the medical profession, A dour lot, but powerful, In our small large town. Colleagues asked me, as if I knew, “Is he alright?” That’s … Continue reading

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walking to work

The rain clings to skin like crystal sea, The green screams gratitude. I smell the steaming earth on the way to work. 26 Nov A small round face peers from the the pram Like a full-moon perched upon the rooftops, … Continue reading

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for Andrew Robson

Approach you slowly, sly and soft, Begin with hesitant rumble. Come closer then, and cast aloft Your sweet but solemn song. Before his cruelty makes humble The crow upon your shoulder, Beware of bowing low and long Where flattery warrants … Continue reading

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You are way too weightily claimed! My mood is mellow——must be the weather—— I feel as untethered as a loose kite. 2 Dec

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You left an imprint on my skin—— If I stay still long enough I’m pinned like a butterfly by desire. 9 Dec He sleeps with his arms around her. She can think of nothing but the pleasure of his warm … Continue reading

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