Hope

In a derelict world, We need Kindness. Yet, kindness may not be enough. * Recklessness takes away strength, Compels us to carry the cost and Turns us to strife * In a world of strife We need Patience. * Patience to bear what is raw Will turn against us Transform us to fighters Who savour… Continue reading Hope

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Four Flower drawings

*** These four drawings stem from a period when I was learning to paint porcelain. It was a painstaking process, and my patience did give out. What remains are some sketches and – if it isn’t much – it’s better than nothing. *** *** © HMH, 2021

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Food for Thought

The sun visited for a few minutes yesterday. Today it has been snowing. Apparently, the polar vortex bears part of the guilt for the extreme conditions this winter. It might be colder tomorrow. The weather keeps see-sawing, and that may not change for the foreseeable future. It may get warmer for a couple of days,… Continue reading Food for Thought

Brooding

*** Green lights An orgiastic future fades How to grasp when the tension Between the possible and impossible Fails? * A blueish lawn turns frosty And naked feet will never progress Along the faded roses. Futile fears Turn the city into shadows Wailing about their loss. * We live in obscurity Possessed by reckless Dreams… Continue reading Brooding

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