Years Go By

Years go by And I’m still here- Remembering. Years flying by- Feeling like minutes in my mind; A decade lost in the passing, Like I’ve fallen forward through a gap in time. Years in between And yet that first morning- Still so fresh, Waking up into a home I’d gate crashed- The Irish abroad; Jeannie, […]

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La Mere et Moi

I am sure it was Spring But in the scattered photos By my slippered feet The weather recalls it winter. Your first foray Into the new world I had run to, Forsaking the familiar For the unknown, Discarding childish ways for adult desires. Your glistening eyes lit up As I showed you the treasures I […]

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To the Days- Present and Past

If I looked back At you Today, As who I now am, Would you still recognize me? Could you still see in me The one you hoped, Back then, To become? That shy, Quiet And frightened boy- So often alone, A step behind the shadows And I’m still not sure If it was where you […]

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Candy Floss

I am falling All around you, Not sure Who is more senior Or sensible. I thought you needed To be cradled In arms But found it to be I who was held- Your fingers running through my hair, Your breath against my neck, Your body wrapped around me And somehow I am comforted In this […]

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Haunted Heart

What particular particle Of the self Left itself behind In your absence? What form of matter Is this That moves When all else in the night Sleeps soundly? Because here I am, Stirred so, My body jerked alert, My eyes wide open And my senses Shouting to me That you’ve just left the room. And […]

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