Have you been around?

Have you heard my smiles

have you smelt my tears

have you lent a hand

have you been around?

Have you been my joy

have you spent your time

have you stood by myside

have you been around?

have you walked the walk

have you touched the ground

have you come for love

have you felt a thought

have you been around?

have you read my dreams

have you held my arms

have you shared your pain

have you been around?

have you leaned to whisper

have you grown to love

have you been so giving

have you been around?

have you ever asked

have you ever spoken

have you ever stopped

have you ever turned to me

have you been around?

have you watched my wishes

have you seen it rain

have you thought of staying

have you been around?

Sun & Dark clouds

When the dark clouds came

Sun beat a hasty retreat

‘Sorry, I should not have come

It’s your day to shine and pour

or vice versa’

It looked as if the dark clouds

did not take it kindly

and soon filled the sky

with their own light

somewhere though

the earth lay dreaming

awash with tears of joy

drenched in love

soothing her pains

bringing her pleasures

she smiled in sleep

‘they are mine’

she murmured softly

the Sun and the dark clouds’

fancy fantasises filled her thoughts

she dreamt of love

smiles curled

around her lips

eyes grew heavy

in painful pleasure

and the sky poured

down hasty, pounding

pulsating with life.