Shooting Stars (Published)

Sometimes we meet people in the difficult moments of life and we keep each other going until… it fades and reality sets in. My micro poem “Shooting Stars” has been published on Spillwords Press. I hope you will take a look and give it a ❤️ on the publication if you so desire.

Expectations (Published)

Oh hey you, my poem Expectations was recently published in the It’s Not Easy anthology by Poet’s Choice. I have included the poem for your reading pleasure… Expectations You come at me with your expectations Of you who think I should be And what you think I should do But I’m not you. I’m done withContinue reading “Expectations (Published)”

Empty House

She moved out – Took the whiskey and the couch. The place is neater now But far too quiet He paces the hallway Looking into rooms With restless limbs And a broken spirit They had been disconnected for months But that does make it easier. There is just too much space left In the house and in hisContinue reading “Empty House”

Rainstorm (Published)

I thought I might share some news with you… my poem Rainstorm has been published in The League of Poets, The Voice of Peace Australian Anthology. This tiny regional publication is part of a larger international poetry and short story competition receiving 8,909 submissions. It’s a bit fun to be included.

Secrets Between (Sestina)

You whisper to my body Simply by the dark way you say my name; Your eyes are filled with a tense loaded heat, I make sure my reactions are secret, Many times I have learnt to hold my ground Because I worry I’m a prize to you ‘The chase’ is a game for you; ToContinue reading “Secrets Between (Sestina)”

The Storm That Is You (collab)

By Charles Robert Lindholm and Bree Leto I’ve never been one to enjoy a storm  despite its fascination and excitement, the lightning and thunder and the pounding of raindrops  But that’s what you were to me last night. You were the storm wreaking havoc on my senses, challenging me and daring me to come and chase youAnd, for the first time, I did.  I ran straightContinue reading “The Storm That Is You (collab)”

Towards The Sun

Chase me towards the sun leave your shadows behind Conjure up different dreams forsake nightmares that bind Come away from darkness take my hand and seek the light Beyond the hell you’re used to the future is so bright Chase me towards the sun a fresh day will begin Lift your face and feel theContinue reading “Towards The Sun”

The Shoreline (with audio)

You were the wild ocean I was the still meadow no permanent place to be together – your heart would have run dry with me, I would have drowned in your arms.  Meeting on the shoreline crashing into each other we joined in tempest waves. Our love was a temporal thing contained by the tides tetheredContinue reading “The Shoreline (with audio)”