Tom Gone

Have I kept ya wondrin How northern lake consumed me Was it from a skirmish Or woman in the wings? Stop the silly meddling And try ta see what I see Dancing crystal waters Up where the white throat sings. Coulda made a bundle At logging or the deep ore But that forest gripped me … More Tom Gone

Today is Sunny

Today is sunny After dusty white-outs On yesterday’s drive From London And Mother in hospital Tubes, flashers and syrup-flow Making awkward Our familial chorus. But there we were And there she smiled All ninety years of her. Memory images offered up Like summers’ shuttlecocks Of long ago And younger players. Players who now Wince and … More Today is Sunny