Thoughts

by John Wyatt
copyright 2002


Light                    Love
Graceful               Playful
Stately                  Sedate
Mystery               Mischief
                  Cat

THE NEW JOB

The Voice of Reason
     Purchased
                 Hailed
                             Ignored
                                         Blamed
                                                     Discarded

 

The Meeting

Long and boring,
     Ersatz work.
Silent snoring,
     Careful smirk.

Every molehill becomes a mountain
     if you're small enough.

 

 

USED LIFE

Stone casing wraps my brain;
     - my atoms,
A billion billion universes;
     - all used.
They all had prior lives;
     - except me. 

                             Life kills

Old Love Letters

The distance, increased by our closeness,
Her presence, less noted than her absence,
The imagined, loved more than the real.
Alone at home with my family.

I cross the gulf on paper raft,

     Words

     Of feelings                        felt
     Of dreams                       dreamt
     Of hopes                          hoped

Is there no rest from love’s
     fatigue?

Alone

We are never so Alone
as when we're together,
   at home.