Holiday campers

Bread and dampers

The smell of bbq cooking

Children playing

Laughter arms flailing

Bikes and parents knooking

Work commences

Schools and census

Life resumes again

Bills received

Mortgages flood in

Then couples Argue again

Oh to be free

Like the flies and the bees

Floating here and there

Life is so hard

Tired and charred

Of working life living life and hurdles

Tears flow easy

No reason needed

Mental anguish is known intimately

Another birthday

Draws near to end

Great news yesterday

The money now spent

Working hard

COVID no end

Will this BS

Ever end

Cake tonight

Almond surrounds

Italian flavours

Soft sponge custard creams

Remind me of childhood

Innocent dreams

Yearning for yesterday

Gone forever

Hopes for this girl

To suffer never

Almost there

I cannot bare to get my hopes above

This dreaded curse

Of COVID news just kicked me in the guts

We planned the date

But realised fate had intervened, rolled the dice

To be in your aura

Would’ve been better than nice

The sun is shining once more

You’re playing peek goes boo

Haven’t you worked it out as yet

As clear as the sky is blue

YOU are the one that’s missed forget the other boys

Give the babes a little sugar

And leave them with their toys

So now it’s left for all to see

The heart here lays open

But the better man you are

A closet remains unspoken

Thank you for your visit this morn

It meant the world to me

Shocked at first I was of course

But then remembered to breathe

I recognised the hat

As my Nonno had the same

The mask you wore of average cloth

The lips beneath abate

Eyes lowered but filled with thoughts

We recognised at once

It felt like years have passed and dreams have stopped

But it’s only been a few months

Thank you for filling my senses

Just like Annie’s Song

You heal me and love me more than words

Tell me I’m not wrong

I’ve missed you so…. and prayed forever

You’ve come again in my need

How do you know Is it my quiet

That leads you to come sought me?

How deep

The depths of your love

Knows no end

Encased in all that’s pure

Regardless how it ends

There is no beginning

Nor shall ever stop

For I shall always bask

In your glow it envelopes me

Healing me through and through

Ridding me of all that is blue

These times are so tempestuous

But I can always depend

On your love for me

There it never bends

I’m always in your debt

For you are my friend

This I’ll never regret

For I love you and love to love

As a circle with no end

Why

Do you punish me so

Just so you know

The joke was just a joke

Led by the ones you know

Closest to you

Without a clue

Left me feeling blue

Bringing out the love so true

She said yes let’s do this too

I’m sorry if I hurt you

If I’ve hurt you

I’m bleeding too

The pan flute

Filtering through

The white noise

Smothering the chaos

And Nonsensical toys

Massaging temples

Forcing me

To relocate

And just be

Ave Maria

Playing softly

Hitting the high notes

This will cost me

Ignoring the repercussions

I continue to listen

As he continues

To send his breath

Down the beautifully

Carved wooden tubes

Mastering the manipulation

Of the body mind and soul

Of all whom stop to listen

As the music is drawing to an end

Another day will go by with

A tear falling from eyes

Red from all that’s happened, is happening

Will happen.

Begging for the pied piper not to stop

He can’t hear me but, resumes his

Melody. Knowing he’s caught another soul

And will lead the way

With the understanding I will follow….

Time on Earth

Should be all it promises

Sunshines and lollipops

Unicorns and horses

But listen while I spill a spool

Of loneliness and heartaches

Where trees Sway

Stairs are long

and winding

And sighs escape when they may

So jig it up

Drop a few, mix it if it pleases

The plan to plot

No sadness you want

So drop them as you need to…

White Knight

Laughs with ease

Dimples in cheeks

Smiles and pleases

To all the masses

He knows no fear

Solid as a rock

Mopping strangers tears

A little jig here

A rose for you there

The White Knight is busy

Fair maidens he cares

So bat those fake lashes

Shed foxy tears

Whenever the White Knight

Is heard and appears

If you’re in distress

Ask him any question

He’ll never digress

He craves women’s attention

He is called the White Knight

On his stallion he gallops

I’m sure he has pleased you

Did he sing you a ballad ?

You were real

You were real in my dream

But then I woke it would seem

I was down on my knees

Eyes lowered hands clasped bleeding

A soft touch on my shoulder

I feared to look I was older

Tired and sore fearing what lays

Ahead as I dropped knowing I may

Get whipped from soldiers

Taunted by them

For weak am I but still worked for them

Come you whisper to me softly

My name you called and sad for knowing

Bonny was I once upon a time

The world my oyster

But now is a crime

You helped me rise follow me you smile

No one else saw you invisible was I

We walked down wet paths onto the stairs

You hold my hand I could only stare

Now I know I’ve left this world

With my love I remember you so…