World Book Day 2019

My shelves are full of friends, Sitting back to back along the rows. Their spines recall the footprints They have printed on my soul. From the alcove, Heidi smiles, Sun-faded and familiar. Her pages are as old as I am. Every night for years, She told me how little girls Could be brave and change … Continue reading World Book Day 2019

We went in search of you…

We went in search of you, Wild and elemental, At home in the storm, With feet that walk waves. And we found you. In sand-blasted skin And salt-tanged lips, In sun-beaten cheeks And sea-sprayed hair, In briny-deep swell And wood-sweet smoke. In grit between our teeth. We went in search of you, Spirit and creator, … Continue reading We went in search of you…