The mountains Are calling me home I hear their song in my heart Whispering Urging me To return I taste the waters Of the fjords Crisp and clear On my tongue I feel the vines Of the forests below Snaking around me Tightening around me Dragging me back The clouds descend From the summits Cloaking […]

Somewhere Beyond the impassable mountains And uncrossable rivers Through the untameable forests Over unnavigable seas Past impenetrable strongholds And insurmountable armies There’s a land I know of Just waiting for us All we have to do Is find a way   In response to the Word of The Day Challenge: Circuitous

Am I present in the present Or was I passed by in the past And left behind Am I the one before the mirror Reflecting on the man I see Or am I the reflection looking back Mimicking the man I wish I could be Are my words even my own Or echoes of those […]

So long since I had clear direction I’ve been ambling aimlessly instead Wandering in circles Crossing over my own footprints The breadcrumb trail I thought I’d left Either stolen by birds Or washed away by the rain   I find myself at a familiar crossroads Choosing a new path each time Yet always coming back […]

In the end We’re all the same Flesh and blood And skin and bone It shouldn’t matter Our place of birth Colour of skin Which gods we trust   We all breathe The same air Bask beneath The same sun Wish upon The same stars   No matter who we are Our race or religion […]

Whilst I take comfort from good company I find solace in my solitude So if I choose to be alone It’s not just me being rude   When on my own I’ve time to think Clear some space in my head Maybe write a poem or two Keep that impulse fed   Don’t take my […]

I know that some people like it But I say “To hell with acoustic” I like my music Deafeningly electric   You see, I like it heavy With distortion aplenty BPM over one-eighty And lyrics chock full of frenzy   No I don’t like it dainty You gotta make that riff tasty And the bass […]

We all dream of California Pretty people on every corner Trying to make it big So the whole world knows their face   But we can’t all earn a fortune Not enough fame for everyone For every pedigree breed out there There’s ten times as many strays   With predators and deviants Calculated, devious Preying […]

A party in turmoil Our government in disarray Too many egos expecting For all to go their way   But they’re not getting what they wanted So they throw a tantrum and quit Leaving the rest to struggle Neck deep and in the shit   Some people choose to praise them Claim they showed integrity […]