I want to offer you the world and beyond. Everything within the reach of human endeavour I would give to you gladly. Instead, I stumble and fall. Break when I should be strong. And all I have left is dust. © Kris Blackburn 30/07/2017

Before the Rain Came

Before the rain came It was dark and dull Silent and still Lonely and close Curves of colour Racing and streaming Streaking bold and true Intersecting The darkness parting Until the rain came. © Kris Blackburn 22/07/2017

My Secret Escape

Reflected in the water Of the tear from my eye Shines your constellation Newly born in the sky. So easily seen as a beacon Of hope springing bright And eternal; your promise, My guiding light. Celestial ‘join the dots’ Create your shape The proof that you are My secret escape. Wherever you are your light… Read More My Secret Escape