Monthly Archives: October 2012

To and Fro

To and Fro I think it was just as the train doors opened at Northfields that I heard the “heave”. The lady doubled over and the content of her stomach came up and out. She waited for the doors to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

You

You Bundled against the cold On a cold winters night I wandered where I know not Icy fingers can’t freeze my heart Make me calm as the snow king I think of you  I looked at the sky No stars … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Dear Guest

I took the picture below at a hotel in Abuja. A colleague was staying there. The paper was tacked to the back of the bathroom door. I think you will need an extra bag to cart all that away!!!!

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Old Woman

The Old Woman Standing still at the stop The old woman tripped I reached out a tentative hand She had a firm grip “Thank you” she said We stood side by side in the little shade Watched as the mid-day … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Greek evening

A Greek evening Tis early eve Thor’s hammer crashes overhead Loki is playing with the lights The Autumn leaves are fallen They swirl softly beneath my feet I see nothing. My thoughts have taken wings to roam the sky in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Are you listening Lord?

Are you listening Lord? Just before I called it quits for the day, I was lying on my bed with my eyes on the ceiling when I suddenly had an awareness of someone else in the room. Then I heard … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Stand By Me

Stand By Me Did I say I love soulful (sometimes sad/mournful) songs? Don’t get me wrong, I will listen to any song as long as it sounds good to me: pop, soul, jazz, etc. While I won’t go out of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment