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Monday, 26 December 2016

day or night

let me know
when we can go for a walk,
day or night

we might walk
one in front of the other
or we might hold hands

we might wade through streams
or sit by brooks
listening

we might have a picnic
under day skies
or by moonlight

we might even bring out the canvas
and paint the light and laughter
that dance around us

Monday, 12 December 2016

no drone strikes

even though
her mother was prime minister
there was no drone strike

even though
she was going to change the world
there was no drone strike

how do you say goodbye?

there was no drone strike
(you know -
the sort that takes out a whole generation)

Monday, 5 December 2016

your goodbye

i will accept your goodbye
and keep it
in plain sight
so you can take it back
when you no longer need it kept safe