My Monday Metrical Musings #56

Money Woes And just like that Oh it seems so wrongAs I accost the bank teller An afternoon now gone. So much time wastedPursuing the money trailTo find where it all wentLike chasing my own tail! Why can't banking mattersBe kept pure and simpleNo annual or service chargesOr minimum sum limitations? But no of course … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #56

My Monday Metrical Musings #55

Checkmate! It's all aboutWhat matters mostThe rook, the knightOr the holy bishop? No, my sonIt's about the KingHe's the most important pieceSo think think think! Before you make Your next hurried moveLook closely, pleaseBefore he goes poof! I've played this game More years than youSo up my sleeveI've still got a move or two! Haha, … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #55

My Monday Metrical Musings #54

Accepting Accepting listswith inconsistencyMy life a messyTapestry Accepting lifewith uncharacteristic zealAs golden sunlightPours over corncob field Accepting lieswith downcast looksMy days on endlessTenterhooks Accepting liftswith open palmsOf calloused linesTrailing sunken arms Accepting lovewith pale parched lipsWeather-beaten dryLonging for dew drips Accepting lobswith barely-clenched fistsWhite-knuckled bruisedDesperately coming to grips Accepting losswith nary a careKnowing someday soonI'll … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #54

My Monday Metrical Musings #53

I Just Need A Moment (Violin Musing II) So this is how it feelsWhen a dream dies.A dream I never knewWas all mine.Had I knownI would have given it back.Returned it like a dog-eared library bookOr an old shoe to its rack. But we strolled into this dream togetherDidn't we?We didn't force feed or threaten … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #53

My Monday Metrical Musings #50

I wanna be a mangrove I wanna be a mangrove. Like giant dark alien fingers Astride upon the earthThen suddenly frozen still.Exposed their roots areStoic and statuesqueA labyrinthine force of Sheer. Iron. Will. How come they beSo naked and so free?Such strength in full viewHolding steady in the breeze.I wish I knewTheir sturdy skilful secretStanding … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #50

My Monday Metrical Musings #49

Don't leave me behind Musings over World Mental Health Day (10 Oct 2021) & Emotional Wellness Month (Oct) Don't leave me behindI promise I'll be fineDon't leave me behindThey did, and the hurtWorsened over time. Don't leave me behindI promise I'll be fineDon't leave me behindHold my handIt's not a crime. Don't leave me behindI … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #49

My Monday Metrical Musings #48

Outside my window Outside my windowA mountainReaching up to heavenEach day outside my windowIn my Imagination. Outside my windowA lakeAs far as my eye can seeShining bright In blinding daylightA mirror Reflection. Outside my windowA forestBreathing pulsatingEver so quietlyBirds chirpingLeaves rustlingBranches oh so gently Swaying. Outside my windowThe oceanPounding soaringWith every riptideIts roaringReverberatesDeafening in itsMajestic … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #48

My Monday Metrical Musings #47

For All of Humankind When I first started 10 months agoI really didn't even know.How many I could find in meThese metrical musings 1 ?__2 ?___3 ? Yet here I am at #47Well, in fact guess what?It's actually 50!Cos there were 3 I didn't serialiseThey were random thoughtsOf love and Auld __lang ___syne. The question … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #47