Discursive Poetry
I’ll Come Tomorrow, Maybe Not Today

I’ll Come Tomorrow, Maybe Not Today

May 12, 2018

A villanelle about the enervating effect of depression.

Atmospheric Moods

Atmospheric Moods

May 5, 2018

Scenes from the seasons.

Summer Light

Summer Light

April 28, 2018

The increased hours and intensity of sunlight that Summer brings give us a much-needed mood lift.

Came the Dawn

Came the Dawn

April 21, 2018

Humankind's enlightenment was not something that began and ended within that period from the late Eighteenth Century to the early Nineteenth Century that we now call the Enlightenment.  It is an ongoing process that seems to progress more quickly during some periods than in others.

Light Verse

Light Verse

April 14, 2018

All about light.

Nightlife

Nightlife

April 7, 2018

The strangeness of dreams

Sleep

Sleep

March 31, 2018

Struggling to stay awake and avoid the mini-death of sleep.

Peace

Peace

March 26, 2018

The joy of napping outdoors in warm sunshine.

Half-Man Half-Goldfish

Half-Man Half-Goldfish

March 17, 2018

"Mindfulness" - a means of emptying the mind and appreciatinig "the now."  "What now?", you might ask?  This now, as opposed to the past and future ones - now, in other words.

Unquiet

Unquiet

March 10, 2018

The nagging and unsettling doubts of obsessive compulsive disorder.