Wordplay: Fact or fiction? We curry favour by playing with the truth, if there ever is such a thing. Good and effective communication is a negotiation of trust between two or more parties, and if you have that trust then the truth is what ever you wish it to be, even if all parties involved know you are just playing.

Somewhere in the Middle

If I started at the Beginning I would be Nowhere near the End. And if I wanted It to end I would Have no need to begin. So in the middle I Stand, neither here Nor there. In between The realms of distance, Caught in a paradox, In a breathless moment, In a tearful wink, […]

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A Herald’s Word

A Herald’s Word   I know not what I say; I know not what I feel. Yet in my absence, You will know that I am there. I will deliver you as best As my knowledge will carry me. In your hearts you know who I am, Though you do not believe me. In your […]

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My Choice

My Choice I who owe my life to thee, Indebted for the life I lead, Am here to speak of truths unknown, By those who walk their paths alone. Freedom beckons, as freedom brings, The words I say, to help me sing, To those who listen open-eyed; With wakeful ears, a choice descried. For here, […]

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The Spear King

  The Spear King  –   You are a welcome thorn in my side, Ever reminding me of what I am here to do. You dwell beneath my soul like A spectre from an ancient land, Ever present in my dreams and In my heart. You haunt me with your thoughts, And the brilliance with […]

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A Hot Cup of Cocoa Anyone?

A Hot Cup of Cocoa Anyone? There goes the CLACKETY, CLACKETY, CLACK Of the cocoa spoon. Chocolate flavoured false comfort In a mug. Just enough for everybody While they sit and watch The rest of the evening Film. Not for me, no. I’m both too old and yet Too young for that level Of self-denial. […]

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The Face of Truth

The Face of Truth You have travelled upon a distant path, On a quest long forgotten by most. You carry within you the key To the uppermost secrets of nature. Knowledge has its time, as do you. A Seeker you are, seeking far and wide, Into the depths of the unknown, And where others will […]

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