Sin

Rejection is a hard pill to swallow, Yet a weight was lifted and then suddenly dropped As an angel dashes me against pillared rocks.   Sadness and embarrassment envelop me, A mistaken joke that brings tears to the innocent. Chopin’s melodies fall about my ears as a similar sinner Comforts me with shallow words.  …

Unwanted

Abandoned. Left to live in the streets. Prowling through the night city, looking For food to feed hungry belly, ribs show. Cubs yap and moan. But no food comes.   While in warm houses, dogs sleep cosily in their Warm baskets, not thinking about anything except Their next meal. Not realising about the suffering Out…

Bed

The soft, quietness of it Fills me with calm and patience. As I lie down, it comforts me. When I need some time alone, It’s always there to help me. In night and day it welcomes you, After a long day at work, It envelops me in its layers Of pure silk and goose feathers.…

Tanka

Tanka thread: deer   across a gravestone she lifted her startled head in fear she began to run, i pleaded with her but she was already gone   through the undergrowth, her twitching nose disappeared her body followed my eyes followed her movement as she disappeared from sight   a rare sight indeed to see…