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Jan 15 · 56
silently spinning.
nivek Jan 15
inhabiting the silent places
seeking beyond the senses
stars being born and
moons and other worlds
silently spinning
to what end we ask
where no end exists
excepting the inevitable
transformation of painful
Jan 14 · 81
my child.
nivek Jan 14
head bowed to better listen
to your heart beating my child?
prayer takes many forms
and listening is one of the highest.
Jan 14 · 82
so very Human.
nivek Jan 14
there are deeps I fear to fall
bottomless places silent
unheard whispers as you go
following, always
one step behind yourself
yourself you leave along the road
the you discarded in useless moments,
and then you love yourself
for being so fragile and
so very typically Human.
Jan 14 · 58
Orkney Islands.
nivek Jan 14
Climate change here is Sea encroaching fields
harbour wall over-spilled
Sea getting higher, higher.
But on the plus side its warmer, Summers fuller,
Winters milder
But we know what can happen when the temperature
rises supreme, Australia, not so inviting these days.
Jan 13 · 747
the ugly truths.
nivek Jan 13
Beauty energises a dry well
makes it swell, gush a fountain
freely quenches the thirsting soul
makes whole the ugly truths.
nivek Jan 13
your silence is in symphony
united to the wind

your silence is a gateway
and beyond lies eternity

your silence is eternal
songs forged behind the veil.
nivek Jan 12
I cannot dance on the head of a pin
-the place you would have me dwell.

I refuse to hear within my heart
-all childish insecurity.

I will grant you a wish-you-well
and mean it for eternity.

we go our way as we must-
its good to acknowledge goodbyes.
nivek Jan 12
"never let a Punk Rocker cut your hair"
Jan 12 · 149
wind dancers.
nivek Jan 12
its our time to dance
and time is short-
let us dance like the wind
nivek Jan 12
I saw you watching through the eyes of a bird
realised that if I went to the ends of the Earth
you would be there, waiting.

I cannot escape from loves solicitude, love,
where ever I go you will be there before me
and before I go anywhere you are here with me.
nivek Jan 11
voice of forever, pray speak to us
loving heart, forever love
may we be overcome,
so much so we be silent,
and enter the silence of beauty.
Jan 11 · 69
the waltz
nivek Jan 11
from the dark to light
spun spells of confusion

we meet to say goodbye

and sometimes we dance
hand in hand

the waltz around the stars
Jan 10 · 55
on the margins.
nivek Jan 10
finite words to express the ineffable
love gave birth to poets
and poetry came the closest
to express the sublime

and being sublime,
unnoticed by the many
poetry became vocation
and vocation enjoys marginalised.
Jan 10 · 48
the door to eternity
nivek Jan 10
doors open all the time
and time is eternal

where do you want to be?
who do you want to unite with

Jesu is the greatest lover
opening the door to eternity.

love, the road to travel
and the end of the journey.
Jan 10 · 69
the journeying soul.
nivek Jan 10
silence makes room for beauty
and beauty gives thanks
in union with the journeying soul
it expands, opens out, welcomes you home.
Jan 9 · 114
small creature
nivek Jan 9
glimpses in corners of eyes
a flip jump,
we all meet there,
where insects be
a flash, dash, swatted away.
Jan 6 · 103
silence is my lover.
nivek Jan 6
I kept to my solitude shared with the sea
the blue sky and stars to other worlds
silence is my lover and I love her-
she always welcomes me home.
Jan 6 · 53
across the ocean
nivek Jan 6
I saw you across the ocean
I could smell the coconut in your hair

children played hide and seek
around and within the trees

the old men were gathered on the shore
and the women laughed at the men

I looked at your ankles brown with Sun
and felt a little embarrassed

soon the envelope of space and time closed
and I waved you goodbye.
Jan 6 · 70
Sun stars.
nivek Jan 6
you wrap me in language
we touch across eons

your Sun star I see
you are far from here

I heard you last night
a bird flew into my bower

you sung for me then
but I am unsure of your language.
nivek Jan 6
skin curiosity

I need to love you
much more than I do

Banana wrapped  
Peach juiced.
Jan 6 · 102
Garden of Paradise.
nivek Jan 6
in suits
wearing brands

naked into this world
naked to return

cowboy boots
long blond hair

all these things
and much more

clothed in fear
naked in the garden.
Jan 6 · 55
lone wolf
nivek Jan 6
one gunshot one lightening strike
all changes in instants-
and the road can be lone, long,
but a moments clarity seals all deals.
Jan 6 · 50
nivek Jan 6
up close and personal
with the monster in the mirror
who knows there is no depth to depravity
that can break out into full consciousness
and to contradict it all no height to heroism
in an instant can be called upon within the monsters heart
by the forces of love and loves plan for all monsters
to frustrate and ultimately overcome all but love.
Jan 6 · 51
nivek Jan 6
signed on the dotted line
and untold babies died
and I went on my way
blissfully unawares
Jan 6 · 33
cut through the bile
nivek Jan 6
cut through the bile
empty all you cannot stomach
all you hold back
and ***** in the face of respectability.
Jan 6 · 47
shallow soul
nivek Jan 6
sweet nothings in the ear of the sensualist
as long as all goes my way
I will be compliant.
nivek Jan 6
"look Daddy there's a drone in the sky"
Jan 6 · 114
fingers on triggers
nivek Jan 6
fingers on triggers
here we call it paid taxes( you got a lot of Bang for your buck)

the collective mind
split down the middle

right side of brain says die
left hand side of brain says work for peace
Jan 1 · 60
front of stage.
nivek Jan 1
****** into the black vortex
history older than the Earth
stars twinkle for eons
as 2020 takes its bow
front of stage we appear
a flash and we are gone.
Dec 2019 · 126
red and orange
nivek Dec 2019
a shared sky

clouds of wet

red and orange

the worship worshipping

a time ending
Dec 2019 · 59
in the grass
nivek Dec 2019
lay us down in the grass
the green oh so easy on the eye

the scent of summers sun
keeping our hearts pure

lay us down in the grass
let us be childlike forever.
Dec 2019 · 50
riding the cusp
nivek Dec 2019
ploughed memories fade
yesterday I was alive
today riding the cusp
of all tomorrows goodbyes.
nivek Dec 2019
" in spite of everything Lord, I believe you are still with me and you will never fail me"
Dec 2019 · 70
nivek Dec 2019
how can you be sure you are not an alien?
nivek Dec 2019
finding yourself in the departure lounge?
reading just about anything to while away the hours?
- the default position most all find themselves in, in the end.
Dec 2019 · 56
off limits forever
nivek Dec 2019
"a high security military installation"
off limits forever to the majority who pay for it.
Dec 2019 · 43
space junk.
nivek Dec 2019
skeletal dreams.

space junk.
telescopic eye.
iron lungs.

one song.
one silence.
one Mankind.
Dec 2019 · 57
nivek Dec 2019
Discard goes hand in hand with living
and in dying the last act is to leave a carcass behind.
nivek Dec 2019
five senses to lead you
five senses to ensnare you
five senses to keep you.
Dec 2019 · 86
Hermits in Flux.
nivek Dec 2019
to claw your way
all the way
into solitude

is one fine journey.
but to stay there
now that will take some doing.
Dec 2019 · 42
voices to call.
nivek Dec 2019
empty hands
wordless heartbeats

voices distant

a Universe of first days
nights full of stars

creatures voices to call
across the great eternal divide.
Dec 2019 · 51
10w Waking Hours.
nivek Dec 2019
one more time
into the daylight.
nivek Dec 2019
a small part to play
but play it we must
knowing pathetic
is all you have.
Dec 2019 · 69
All is Gifted.
nivek Dec 2019
All is gifted.
Where all is thanks.
All is offered up.
(In union with Jesus nailed to the Holy Cross)
Dec 2019 · 80
nivek Dec 2019
found in solitude
the Comforter

Holy Spirit

here I will stay
wedded with love

my sword, my shield!
Dec 2019 · 290
Happy Birthday.
nivek Dec 2019
a fact of birth
a shared joy

a fact of love
eternal life.
Dec 2019 · 44
into solid reality
nivek Dec 2019
we watch
look out
search horizons

peep through each moment
the past is past

come up for air
fresh present aliveness

and we begin to wail
and cry and sob
inconsolable loss

when the truth
bends our fantasies
into solid reality.
Dec 2019 · 68
the end of the World
nivek Dec 2019
crafted words to communicate as best I could
unspoken silences, the places unseen
told jokes to keep things light hearted
as we all waited for the end of the World.
Dec 2019 · 53
inbetween words
nivek Dec 2019
often thought
I had
something to say
found only silence
danced on my tongue.
Dec 2019 · 75
nivek Dec 2019
healing comes in mysterious ways
creeps up on you, oftentimes
when all you perceive is pain.
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