another kind of hope 

and I take you
take it from you
let you play, speak, care
I surrender
hide
to be found
feeling vulnerable
feeling hurt
let you patch up my life
with plasters of time
thin lairs of glass
that break
when the finger moves 

forgetfulness is the solution
memory is the problem
patience
be patient
learn to
wait to
don't want to
slowing down
to the point
where any movement
hurts

no saviour
but a female one
just put
everything
on her tiny shoulders
and pray

ratpack race
trap to trap to trap
walking
to Scurimmo
who used to be
a friend
the man with the
scythe
cropping the field
and looking for
others to invite

but that was the moment
when we all
said no

and that persists
and saves
my life

and love
comes
like a gift
on top
on top
and
drizzles
through the cracks

 


 

 

and hope

and hope
because we are immortal
we are
remain
will ever be

cycles
spirals
in and out
and waves above deep
blue eternity

yes, there is hope
forever
you and me

 


and come 

and come
into my arms
dream
of a life
away
from days of anguish

 

dream
of a life
where love
and poetry
and light
will shine
again

tomorrow
it will be