Banks!

Banks!

Banks! I see the gaunt unsmiling face of my neighbour every night, Trudging back from his day at work, struggling with all his might. To make a meek existence, to feed and clothe and house, His much beloved family, and his ever loving spouse. But as I gaze at this tired young man, working out his heart, I wonder what he is slaving for, and will he ever start, To analyse his life he has, and who he is working for. And why it is that he will be, forever simply poor. A glance at his statement, of his mortgage from the bank, Will show the monthly interest, going to

Searching

Searching

Searching Watching the city crowds hustling by, All rush and scurry, frowns and sighs. Busily filling their days with moans, I wonder how many spend their nights all alone. The crowds I watch and study with wonder, All over the world have left me to ponder. How much loneliness want and despair, Is hidden in crowds, and how many care. Only the lonely know the cold of the air, Without the warmth of someone who cares. The feeling of oneness, alone on your own, The waiting for the seed of love to be sown. The sight through the crowd of young lovers embraced, To sense the warmth with which they

Fear

Fear

Fear The taste of reality in the land of dreams, opens my eyes to fear unseen. The fear of change, of all that I know, to catch hold of a dream and never let go. My time has come for my love to be sealed, I now must make haste to all that I feel. But through my mind, my gut and my heart, there’s a fear of leaving, and a fear to start, The journey to take far from my home,…… but staying will leave me all on my own. I sit and I wait for an answer to come, a simple foretelling of days yet to come. But

Colours of You

Colours of You

Colours of You  The yellow of sunshine rises in your smile. Blood red passion at thoughts of us entwined. The green freshness of spring in our love. But blue I am blue when I am away from you.   The colour of moonlight shining in your hair. Aqua depths in your eyes. And a magenta glow in your cheeks. But blue I am blue when I am away from you.   The ochre of earth in the trueness of your spirit. And the pure white of honesty in your heart. Silver hopes of a future in love. But blue I am blue when I am away from you.   And