The Sea

From the gentle lapping waves on a quiet beach to the raging tempest crashing on to land I crave the power of the sea Tidal changes reflecting the provenance of the moon energies ebbing and flowing in lunar cycle I crave the power of the sea Ripples and mighty waves changing the shape of stone … Continue reading The Sea



My pulse is racing my fingers tracing the curve of her spine enticing me with words to go a bit further discover her story beneath the sheets to find the history she’s shrouded in mystery as she enchants me to read between the lines of her intimacy and so I turn the page of a … Continue reading Seduction

A Sock

Just a sock lying there on the shattered ground calling out to humanity questioning the declaration that all is fair in love and war where is fairness in a life just started snatched by the bombs of belief that one cause has more value than another a child’s sock tattered and stained lying where the … Continue reading A Sock

On the Night Wind

1am. The world is silent my thoughts entombed in silence expressed on the screen in never ending lines of desire. Fingers dancing on keys to the music of imaginations and visualisations that play out in my mind where you are beside me and I can feel your lips caressing my skin. The muse she is … Continue reading On the Night Wind

As the Crow Flies

A simple painting that stirs emotions as I cast my eyes on to the beauty of her flight each delicate brushstroke capturing the essence of liberty the wondrous freedom on the wing and I remember the day you gave her to me of love shared in secrecy too many secrets as love could never be … Continue reading As the Crow Flies

Fishing with Sam

From behind a dark cloud the moon glimpses a bright spark to light the night while the bats fly out to feed rising and falling across the path and I look out into the intimacy of the sweet darkness catching your shadow playing guitar by the fire your voice singing that song breaking the silence … Continue reading Fishing with Sam

Morning Goodbye

Waking up with you but my heart didn’t want to wake up yet I didn’t want to say goodbye yet to hold on to the wonder of lustful love a little longer as I feel you soft sleeping breath draw over my chest a brief moment before your eyes open to kiss me goodbye leaving … Continue reading Morning Goodbye


The day started with the joy of living in the golden rays of the summer sun the future a vibrant vista of brilliant brightness and then we saw it the lifeless corpse on the roadside another victim of the fast-moving world another death unnoticed by a speeding car destiny wiped out in a moment and … Continue reading Evaluation

Turn Of The Head

With a turn of the head a bereavement as emotions erupt into intense sorrow alone in an instant unlike this poem grief is not brief when nothing can console the tears © JG Farmer 2017 Form: Free Verse