Doubt shall not make an end of you
nor closing eyes lose your shape
when the retina's light fades;
Our teacher told us one day he would leave
And sail across a warm blue sea
To places he had only k
And sometimes it happens that you are friends and then
You are not friends,
And friendship has pas
When I think of her sparkling face
And of her body that rocked this way and that,
When I think of
Gust becos I cud not spel
It did not mean I was daft
When the boys in school red my riting
They say her words were like balloons
with strings I could not hold,
that her love was something i
There is a boat down on the quay come home at last.
The paint's chipped, the sails stained as if
Who brought flowers to this grave?
I, said the wren.
I brought them as seeds and then
Mr Ifonly sat down and he sighed,
I could have done more if only I had tried
If only I had followe
'Let's stay here
Now this place has emptied
And make gentle pornography with one anoth
'There's something new in the river,'
The fish said as it swam.
'It's got no scales, no fins and n
I do not know what brought me here
Away from where I’ve hardly ever been and now
Am never likely
I did not sleep last night.
The falling snow was beautiful and white.
I dressed, sneaked down the
When I was a child I sat an exam.
This test was so simple
There was no way i could fail.
Falling in love was like falling down the stairs
Each stair had her name on it
And he went bouncin
One night a poem came up to a poet
From now on, it said, you must wear a mask.
What kind of mask?
How long does a man live after all?
A thousand days or only one?
One week or a few centuries?
When I got my finger stuck up my nose
I went to a doctor, who said,
"Nothing like this has happene
I will give you a poem when you wake tomorrow.
It will be a peaceful poem.
It won’t make you sad
I have changed the numbers on my watch,
And now perhaps something else will change.
You lose your love for her and then
It is her who is lost,
And then it is both who are lost,
You come to me quiet as rain not yet fallen
Afraid of how you might fail yourself your
Sleeping beside you I dreamt
I woke beside you;
Waking beside you
I thought I was dreaming.