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silent smile

silent smile you dancedand drifted into my lifelike a ghost with a silent smilegraceful and slightly amused you laughed at the obvious turmoilyou created in my heartand elsewhere you asked me to make a love songso I wrote this one … Continue reading

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vision

vision more and more oftenas the years stumble pastI catch a glimpseof a flickerof a shadowjust outwith the rangeof my vision is it a memorymade realof someone long gonewhom once I lovedand still dotelling methat I tooam not forgotten or … Continue reading

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I wrote a poem

I wrote a poem I read a poem yesterdayit nearly broke my heartit spoke of lovers loved and lostthey lived too far apart I read a poem yesterdayit said she won’t live foreverbut she makes the world a better placeplease … Continue reading

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bouchon

bouchon I’m standing at a bus stoptwenty minutes from homethe reasons don’t matterno sign of scheduled servicealready long overduethe traffic is nose to nosemile after milebarely movingnothing happeningother than tempers risinglike the temperaturebecause mid-June at La Fouxnear St Tropezis blindingly … Continue reading

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bird

bird waves rumbleround the rocksin November sunshine I sitgazing at the Mediterraneanmy mindfar awayacross the planetor somewheredeep inside myselfwhen I seeoverheada solitary bird a waterfowlperhapsa Canada Goose a memory stirsI start to smileandmy heart sings Click here to hear the … Continue reading

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back to Glasgow

back to Glasgow as I walk the beachesof the Côte d’Azuror swim in the warmthof the Mediterraneanmy favourite of all seasmy thoughts still sometimessurprise me by driftingback to Glasgow I write every dayand most stories are situatedin Medville in the … Continue reading

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Shadow in the Mirror

Shadow in the Mirror I glimpse the shadow in the mirroras soft and dark as midnight airmy eyes are slow to see the outlineof the space where once you were you took the sunshine when you left meI live now … Continue reading

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leaving

leaving it’s still numpty o’clockas the plane clambers awkwardlyout of Edinburghthe sun creeps from the Forthwhere the river meets the North Seashowing the three great bridgesin silhouette I smileknowing that this afternoonI’ll be home againin my own corner of Paradiseon … Continue reading

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the last time

I didn’t know I didn’t knowit was the last timeI’d ever hold your handorI’d have clasped it longerand more consciouslyand treasured every touch I didn’t knowit was the last timeI’d ever hear you laughorI’d have tried harderto be funnyto prolong … Continue reading

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if I could

if I could if I could live my lifeagainthere are so many thingsI’d try to dodifferently like spend less timechasing rainbowsand morejust holding you like stopsearching vast Highland meadowsfor a unicorn to rideand wandering round Scalpsie Bayseeking mermaidsto dance with … Continue reading

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