Below, you billow, Blue breeze, blew through Your heavy weighted skirt with a slap As it snatched waiting fabric tails And whistled wolf-like and whining Whilst wincing tethers clank in objection Bestow bedlam And cast across the gazing ocean. "Brief: 365/2020 project, prompt 'Sail’
Your vastness terrifies me, til I succumb, Within you I am less, yet greater, all in one. “Brief: 366/2020 project, prompt ‘Ocean’
She, the formless sky, With wild-weather moods, Shape-shifts eternal. Palpable pressure, Brooding purple, A brief repose, She smiles sunshine And casts down her dark-down umbra. “Brief: 366/2020 project, prompt ‘Moody’
Unwelcome wind undressed Chestnut’s golden gown, stark, stripped bare to bark. Gold-leaf garments scarred where bound, torn, paper-thin to ground. Bitter breath ground with grating gravel-rain, penetrated to vein. Ice sheets suffocate bare til broken down, tarnished gold to brown. Sodden remains surrender to green-tip, wounds healed, the winter yields. “Brief: 366/2020 project, prompt ‘Leaf’
Inside she dreams, Inside she is dreaming, Wild, faithful. Mountains run Where their feet can’t be. Perpetually. Outside she hides, Outside she is hiding Fierce, Older, Rivers look Back over their shoulder. Eventually. Til tender-touch Touches tender Softens hard, Lightens dark, Honours their Kaleidoscope, Unexpectedly. “Brief: 366/2020 project, prompt ‘Surprise’
Ribbon river runs, golden refracted, Carving fractured spine through stone backbone. “Brief: 366/2020 project, prompt ‘Back’
Some endings breathe relief Like the sever of the dying branch To free the tree to burgeon and bear. Some endings sear and tear Like the severed branch rotting to ground To see the tree flourish without it. "Brief: 366/2020 project, prompt 'End’
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