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Gentle Words

Gentle Words   You never had to ask I never had to try We never had to work too hard, or wonder why My touch is not a currency Nor a finite part of me I don’t lose strength in giving it away Where are all my gentle words? Telltale signs I put you first When I...

Stream

The sky is a screen and we’re watching it stream for the night You point with your left while I’m holding my breath with my right The night is young and we’re naive, nestled on the safer side of evening Scared to commit, so we sit here still staring...

Airports

  They put lights on the runway just for us ‘Cause you stormed into the terminal, kicked up a fuss I’ve got nothing to declare that’s on my mind ‘Cause you said to leave all baggage behind All these flights, they need an audience While we fight over our...
Breath on Glass

Breath on Glass

    ‘Breath on Glass’ is about the gradual diminishing of communication in a long-term relationship, and the imbalance between one side’s desire to resolve ongoing problems by talking things through and the other side’s unwillingness...

Other Shores

‘Other Shores’ I lost a friend today, suddenly suddenlyYou stole yourself away to other shoresThe same old eyes, will gaze at new horizonsClutching at a place of straw Weren’t you one with meWill you long for meWould you care? Was it not enough? When you...

Oil On Silk

  She raises life in oil on silkAnd drapes the canvass with a mother’s loveI watch her work, I feel it buildBarrels deep, delicate to touch Every month I’m further offThe first to come the last to love I’ll never be a part of youForgotten and oh so far removedShe...