Woman Walks Dog

Making Sense of Life



Start-rite Shoes – a haiku

Start-rite Shoes Seeing this 1950's poster recently sent me spirally down the rabbit hole of memory  into childhood, an Alice tumbling down  into her Wonderland. I feel a stab of poignancy, of protectiveness for the smallness of the little boy... Continue Reading →


Haiku : Negative Space

                                                   images courtesy of pic2fly + intropsych   Negative Space Our negative space Is our alternative truth Both our truths at once

Catalonia Part 2 – Energy

                                                                                                       Solsona             Catalonia - a Haibun Feel the spring of energy bubbling from the red baked earth, alchemy transforming plants and stones into built forms. A white haired woman... Continue Reading →

What Feeds Us – as well as food ?

What feeds us  - as well as food ? For me : A summer wind that sways the sways the trees, softly nudges me. My old pals who left small plates of food outside my door when I would not... Continue Reading →

Elephant in the Room : Poem

Poem prompted by a personal experience, and wider world events...                                                 images courtesy of +                                                              Elephant in the Room We sit around talking - life , politics, media. One quiet, one brash, another charismatic. Voices rise, he... Continue Reading →

A Poem : Plea Bargain with Ageing

Plea Bargain with Ageing Another friend, another ailment, spasm  of fear, share their shock, their dread, their indignation. Awful shaming thought, I'm glad it's not me, next time it may be. A mounting tally of ailments now, stacking up to derail... Continue Reading →

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