TO TRAVEL WITHOUT

Would one carry luggageWhen the porters smileDisarmingly white-toothedBecause you are their next mealThe roof over wide-eyed childrenA calling-in place for global roamersThe café where you drink milk frothedThat has not curdled in distended stomachs?Would one knowingly chooseThe life of one over another as thoughIt were as simple as choosing a meal from a printed menuWhen […]

Captured in the Ironstone’s Orbit (Following The Sun)

Artwork: Alexandra J Cornwell Enigma – The Best Of Enigma (CD 1)  Recommended Tracks:05 – Gravity Of Love (at 18:07) &  Following The Sun (at 45:23). Firebright.  
Angel eyes deftly weave dreamcatchers’ nets across becalmed thought.
  Tethered at sky’s corners, cosmic sailors gather within silken circles.
  Tentatively bright torches swing on parabolic trajectories, slung from fingertips […]

GETTING TO THE AIRPORT, SOLOMON’S STYLE (18-September-2012)

Leaving the fishing resort for my next island-hopping flight, the lagoon had one parting surprise. Reclining on my backpack, in the lee of bow and tropical downpour, I spooled out a rubbery squid lure on tough monofilament.  The handline jagged and my yellow raincoated driver cut the motor. Local customs revealed: landing fish has priority […]