If you don’t want me Then I don’t want you Else this love is false End if that is true
golden wedding rings two links in the chain of love I do, with constraints
I must get away Retreat into thought again This life is too much
That big, little word. Would you say it back to me If I said it first?
We had a pet dog when I was a boy. A great, stupid, soft, shaggy Old English sheepdog. I think… Read more Old English
Neither Makes One Right He said, “This is love.” She said, “You don’t know real love.” Both of them were… Read more Two Wrongs
not talking or listening;
The unhealable wound:
harsh words spoken in anger,
Raking leaves, the little man hums hymns to him, alone. His little wife, washing pans, watches what she owns. They… Read more The Little People
They see themselves now, neither partners nor lovers, and only just friends.
When you were here I did not hear you I did not listen to you You were just you –… Read more When You Were
When he lies to her It isn’t a deception It is self-defence
When I touch your hand I feel you touching me too Touching with feeling
Love is not liking Like is like loving but less Like is not loving
See me in flowers See me in all that you love See me in your heart
In heated moments We all say things we don’t mean, Mean things we don’t say.
A Mystery To Ourselves When I kissed you as you left today, we were as close as we could get… Read more A Mystery To Ourselves
A Better Man I should be better A better man than I am As good as she is
A New Day I say good morning There is a look of disdain A new day begins