wordless

come words
help me escape
from this paralysis

spill from my fingers
in cascades
of staccato
keyboard taps
from heart
to blinking cursor

flow forth
in rivulets
of feeling
pooling on this screen
and trickling
down the
web

and
let
me
breathe

definitely not a poem

I take a moment
or two
to let my mind wander
let go
of my thoughts
let them drift bubble-like
to sparkle
in imagined sun
wishing to fly
on winged words
drawing sensations
in vivid colour
but my mind is grounded
bogged down
and wreathed in fog
of day-to-day
stuff
and the words
sputter and fizzle
damply
’til I give up
and go to bed

reduced

reduced to
this screen
cursor flashing
impatient

it waits
as I stumble
to put hugs
into words
to spell out
the ease
of a squeeze
and a kiss
to type
my fingers
into your hand

we woo’d
in word only
but words have
deserted

all that I want now
is you in the flesh

 

Note: I am on holiday with family and missing Bruce. I am having fun though and wouldn’t want my family to think I’m miserable! Just missing him in the midst of the fun.