Momentum

I’m driving, watching clouds,Seeing shapes, sometimes dancing, changing,Sometimes countries, trees, seahorses.Pale baby blue above the wisps,Shades of yellow, cream, bright greenDjilba colours by the road.Enjoying peace, quiet thoughtsDrifting as my wheels take me onAnd the sun graces the world with her rays.Another Subaru ahead, different model, Same age, same purple-blue, iridescent in the light,But also … Continue reading Momentum

Letting a Wild Thing Grow

A year went by without Rupert mentioning anything, but that didn’t mean he stopped thinking about it. You saw the references in his every move. In his hobby, his obsession, most especially. “That’s the last of them, I think,” he’d said, laying golden roses on the kitchen table. You’d looked out the window to the … Continue reading Letting a Wild Thing Grow

Worn With Years

Suze dropped the black sack of Grandpa’s clothes next to an empty machine, fishing for coins in her pocket. She’d rather spend four dollars getting the old clothes clean than buying lollies on the way back from the salvo’s. Grandma’s volunteering stories about smelly garments dumped at her charity shop remained with her. It would … Continue reading Worn With Years