Category Archives: epoche

Confinement

Yesterday, I was a happy resident On this Blessed Isle Today, I am a Castaway. The long shore wet With Emptiness. And all the lively footprints of the sweet Chattering running birds Washed away. The grand smile of the ever-giving … Continue reading

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10 things a conspiracy theorist taught me about the novel coronavirus

Perhaps everyone likes to think they are more of a free thinker than they really are. But at least in the spirit of free-thought, I belong to a couple of Facebook groups where ideas less traveled are freely shared and … Continue reading

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Lockdown strapdown

Even the shadows are telling me to stay home…

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‘Pandemic’ – are you game?

It started in January Or possibly November I just know that it’s something I’ll always remember. So many ways to play this NEW GAME WHAT the hell is it? And WHO is to blame? I heard it was bats. No, … Continue reading

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On that step

The optician’s sign reads: Worried about your sight? Reading faces like braille with a skinless touch I want to ask, “What about the ones who see too much?” Don’t misunderstand me, I would not exchange my spectacles for yours It’s … Continue reading

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My virtual boyfriend

Your profile photo was a severed head inside a washing machine I should have taken note but my head was busy churning inside my own dream. A wineful of heartache, fingers tapping out bravado and nerve like racers at La … Continue reading

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Just the woman

You told me I’m the woman Just the one you’re looking for, Well, I said, fine, I have the time To understand this frame of mind. You took me to a rain filled bar Of down-turned eyes and hearts so … Continue reading

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I saw a woman on a bridge

I saw a woman on a bridge I saw her darkly shining In luminous soft waves In luminous soft waves. I stepped into her shadow, As I passed her by And for the briefest piece of time And for the … Continue reading

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Love notes between two fires

You don’t know what the wind feels like Deep in your bones With sighing tones of what came before it. We don’t know what the wind feels like Deep in our bones, And we don’t want to.   We’re on … Continue reading

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Today I took off my shame

Today I took off my shame I didn’t hurl it at the ground I just noticed I was small enough to slip through it Unmolested. Bodiless, it fell like a pile of empty armour On a silent battlefield. Every strap … Continue reading

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