As easy as it shone Summer is over Long nights are gone Behind closed lids New leaf tips arise Bulbs push above The memory never dies Else we delight In each day And every season Even rains fall All year round Eyes like the sky After a storm Mine clear Yours clouded Goodnight grey sky See you in the morning
Lead me out gingerly Tip toe on silken waves Embedded with shed Homes of crustaceans Talking about homeless A baby boomer Teaches me patience Let the body loose Long as peripheral System shuts down From the chill Conversation warms To the gills We wade, smiling Two women who flew South to nest At twenty eight Hardly recovered Making friends Everywhere we went Till we swim again Be well
Give me a solid rock to cling to I will not stray from Its foundation Build a home upon Its firm terrace Until then I float Downstream Looking upwards To the sky Taking turbulent rapids With courage Until I land on river bend Becoming a platform For those sinking Downnstream To cling to
Days when clouds appear Like Constable's brush strokes Cool and clear Unreal like a picture In a coffee table book Changing heavens above A palette full spectrum Twisting like end of day Dibs and dabs before Night fades to black Why I sit inside Mesmerised By just one Snapshot in time?
Don't try to close The blinds on night sky As new dawn breaks No need to ferry clouds Into silver lined Pockets on pyjamas While dreams dissipate Fruitless picking Strawberry fields Wandering eyes In the darkness Simply pose salutation As ever-revolving sun Rises far beyond