Monthly Archives: November 2016

Travellers

When the exosphere burns across the sky With interstellar contrails Skipping through our well Will we entice them to stop a while With cheap buffets Under cold lights So we can empty their pockets Or set a chair next to … Continue reading

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Clouds

From the bottom of the valley All paths lead to the summit From astride the summit All paths lead to the valley Be the moisture that falls And follows every path To become clouds again ©Heather Coldstream

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Knock

Sometimes you wait Wait for the universe To come-a-knocking And sometimes you have to Just have to Knock on it ©Heather Coldstream

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Paper

Houses built of paper money Have not enough strength To bear the weight of lives When pulped from the tree of life ©Heather Coldstream

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Race

The miles ahead Wait under dark skies For the thousands Whose ancestors ran for dear life So they could run for fun ©Heather Coldstream

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Snail

Life lived in a shell With a trapdoor that snaps shut At slight provocations Is a life spent interminably waiting For nothing to be happening ©Heather Coldstream

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Joy

In the sunlight dance Motes of joy upon the currents Waiting to be collected By those who see them twirl ©Heather Coldstream

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