Spirits behind bars

Take a shopping precinct in any town and you will see them. Bustling to do the shopping they rush around. But in their eyes I see a different scene. Bars behind the eyes and a spirit trying to get out. It cries. It yearns to be free, but only more fettered it becomes. Hemmed in by... Continue Reading →

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Return of the Flying Dutchman

I was on the quay that day. That day when the ship came in. Ghosting over the calm sea it arrived. A true ghost ship for no sound did it make. No sails flapping. No shouted orders to the crew. No crew. By the outer wall she tied up. The ropes knotting themselves by unseen... Continue Reading →

The Flint-napper

Peace. Total peace. That is you. Wherever I am. Whatever I do. Your peace is there. But as I walk this peaceful route, the Devil is there. He sets tripwires to knock me down. And once down he tangles me up in his thread. A thread of lies and deceit. My thoughts are muddled. Barriers... Continue Reading →

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