Friday, October 16, 2015

A house on fire

The house is on fire;
a sudden raging, raving fire!
the tongues teasing you most cruelly,
raring to devour you once and for all!
struck with shock and grief,
your feet are glued firmly to the ground,
you knew was once dearly yours;
the earth underneath now giving way,
crumbling, ready to suck you into oblivion;
there's no way you can save the house,
no way you can stop its end;
so shut your eyes and flee, don't bother to pack,
lest gruesome ravages start filling the eye;
tarnishing every single beauty of the past.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

The drama unfolds; ,
Act after act,
Scene by scene;
Players exhibting their genius' best
Acting out their own nemesis

The Rink

The ice breaks, 
beneath the blades,
just so she slides and glides; 
Never too long to sink deep,
nor to risk a fatal fall, steep;
It melts right down,
for a momentary trance,
freezing right back
as she blithely moves on.

Time for tea? Time for two!

Lone lunches have never been uncommon or unpleasant. Even when work has kept your nose to the grindstone all through the morn, if you just...