Tag Archives: waiting

Blue…Solid

Waiting at the station Early morning sky is Blue…solid But gentle on eyes…still tired A sandstone wall sits Capped with galvanised Rods Standing to attention Saluting a new day A performance yet to come Modernity as a play The actors … Continue reading

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Waiting Just Like Everyone Else

Today promises a day of spring The air is warm Regardless of the breeze Finally fractures winter’s grip Generates a contemplative Mood A slender crack In Time’s continuum Waiting for the Moment To squeeze through that Illusive enigma A string … Continue reading

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Lingering in the Night Air

from the cafe bar the scribbler in the corner sees at this time of year at the end of day evening twilight surrender to the visitor the prince of darkness casts his spell…. human souls seek out the comfort of … Continue reading

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Shades of Veneer

rain has penetrated reflections from the pavement clothes now stuck to skin summer showers too wet waiting for a train everything now running after a timetable a pause for readjustment but it’s too late waiting is still waiting except…. the … Continue reading

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An Open Window

summer’s kiss slips through the open window with the caressing hands of a careless breeze falling gently on a waiting brow By Paolo Michell

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Dripping Diesel

as a child there is a memory alas now fading a smell on a cold December morning warm grease dripping diesel forming pools in a sort of blue shimmering forever lingering rows of carriages under cast iron canopies green and … Continue reading

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Awakened From Its Slumber

at night train stations exposed and naked empty alone, except for the company of the dark except for the silent cries of isolated islands of light pinned and needled numbed by the fingers of the night a pending awareness…. waiting … Continue reading

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Here, words often gather

in the cafe across the street my cappuccino is waiting quietly waiting to wet my lips three armchairs around a marble table a place of inspiration i hear words whispering in my ear – come join us! here, words often … Continue reading

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A Mouthful of Coffee

i’m sitting in a Starbucks cafe looking at the decor and the people on display licking the crusty cappuccino from my lips waiting for inspiration to walk up to me and take a seat saying “what’s happening dude?” glancing across … Continue reading

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