Breathing

In the cold of a winter morningI hear you‘neath the waves of the summer seaI feel your every moveI live out all your momentsIn time zone of my ownAnd I pray for youWhen I am alone Amongst commuter hustleLies a charming stillThe blur of crowdsCreates a smooth surrenderI travel back in timeTo the place thatContinue reading “Breathing”

The Day’s Only Just Begun

These are lyrics to a song I wrote quite a few years ago. They still resonate with me now. I open my eyes and the day’s begunDon’t want to miss out on all that funMum says I’ll only once be youngShe don’t much but she knows her sonAnd I might just fly awayAnd right theContinue reading “The Day’s Only Just Begun”

It’s a caterpillar’s life

Suspended in mid-airThen shimmies to the groundLimbo time is overHe wants to look around Something odd beyond the bushesMaking him suspiciousBut the angel on his shoulderSays it looks delicious “Go on, Tom, be strong, be boldWinners never linger”Cautiously approachesA discarded fishfinger Crispy on the outsideSmudgy on the innerNo caterpillar has ever hadA more fulfilling dinner

You bring out the best in me

You bring out the best in meThe best in all I doWhen my standards don’t get reachedThe face I see is youWhen I feel trapped insideAnd struggle to break freeYou energise, drive, supportAnd find the best in me You bring out the best in meWhen all I see is greyYou provide the colour visionTo brightenContinue reading “You bring out the best in me”

Misc. 1

History – a cacophonyOf triumphs and mistakesAcademic comment doesn’tChange the course it takes It introspects, influencesComments and reflectsBut rarely has it everChanged what inexorably comes next Some songs I just can’t listen toThey bring back too much painFrom the day that I first heard themLife was never quite the same Keep one foot with theContinue reading “Misc. 1”