Where These Words Came From

I remember how it had once tasted;

The sweet air

The stale fumes

The incomprehensible fly to the flame,

Wondering how he, too, fell for the light. Continue reading “Where These Words Came From”

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Sunflower on the Windowsill

Sat sinking deep Red armchair thinking Curtains on the cusp of something – Open them let the light flow Softly, softly now, into the room Where it reveals old being new;   On the windowsill there is a sunflower With its head confidently raised ‘you’ve watered it every day’ To bring the English country home Inside to confide With warm unnatural glows   Trim it … Continue reading Sunflower on the Windowsill