(with apologies to Rudyard Kipling) What if you can’t keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and … More
(with apologies to William Shakespeare, a little reworking of his work I did in 2009, apt now as I find … More
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Crystalline dreams/Meth-Head in my madness – screen-shot from the film of my healing journey, shot on location in Hell back … More
Image (c) Burger van Dyk 2012. All Rights Reserved. Sun goes down, life drains with it my hope – my … More
Connect to Wi-Fi Uploading to blog – please wait! The future is here. © Dave Luis 2012. All Rights Reserved.
Alone I came, or so I thought Alone I walked and so I fought Until you brought me back to … More
Confidence and strength Panic, sweat, breathe, bite your tongue! that’s the common thread! (c) Sarah Strauss, Koreshini Pillay, Phillip Wilton, … More
F1V3 5YLL46L35 1N 7H3 F1R57 L1N3, 53C0ND – 53V3N. D3L1647FULLY L337! © Dave Luis 2012. All Rights Reserved.
Twenty Years On,Growing Older and WiserFirmer of Faithwith Joviality’s Gist.Time’s Cruel Handand Fate’s Warm Face:A Field of ‘Mines’And Selfless GraceAre … More
Love & HangoversThe Morning After Finds UsSat In Quiet Peace. © Dave Luis 2012. All Rights Reserved.
18 yrs spent doin’ tymdoin’ lines doin’ lies doin’ crymes.Play catch-up. No sleep. © Dave Luis 2012. All Rights Reserved.
Starting over all overagain, putting my life on pause? No!This is NOT what I want, now! © Dave Luis 2012. … More
These years spent flying so lowTook me places, lying solo, butNow I’m coming back to life. © Dave Luis 2012. … More
Wish you were hereWords that echo outSung in jest, that echo in my chestsongs of lovesongs of lifeif you were … More
I know you know I like youI know you fear I like youI know you fear you like me tooI … More
In you I see myself reflectedYou and I, strangers, here and nowBreach these many tears I am not younor you … More
Nascent, new, fresh, I emerge –stretch, reach, touch, feel – surge!Through my soulspace, life’s time, mind…And what was I seeking, … More
If only you knew him, you’d know. If only you saw him, you’d know. If only I told him, he’d … More
Here now us we me you Feel feel emote touch confess am be are you am I we me is … More
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DRAMA QUEEN (with apologies to Avril Lavigne / Skater Boy) There was this boy, he was so hurt Can I … More
You stand and you strut.You flash and are proud,you crash to the groundand say it’s my fault:That it’s me;that I’m … More
Sing, the body Corporate Become the living embodiment. I am the brand. It is me. © Dave Luis 2010. All … More
Humanity. To be human. What is it to be human? To feel warm sunlight caress your skin? To fall headlong … More
Seven syllables we find, in the second line. Five, the first and third! © Dave Luis 2010. All Rights Reserved.
Seven sins – but must I choose? Why can’t I have a jaunty time with all? I like them all, … More
I loved my job. It was like play. I liked my life – it was so gay! I loved them … More
At last we came down to our fun Mother City. This is our new home. Photo (c) Clelland Kruger 2010. … More
Dashing through the snowbe late and there’s hell to payFUN! on Christmas Day!(c) Dave Luis 2009. All Rights Reserved.
Life! Throwing down the gauntlet chips more spirit off this corpse until only death can still the cries. © Dave … More
If rhyming poems take over the world tonight – that’s quite the high coup! (c) Dave Luis 2009. All Rights … More
breath comes deeper and is slowed for the reaper man two points – a life entombed quell nought but my … More
one little line defined one tiny life – a line too far yet still I’m here to watch my fine … More
exquisite torpor flays my core inscrutable oblivion blankets my primal sense words flow, ebb, still (c) Dave Luis 2009. All … More
Simple Simon met a pieman going to the fair;Said Simple Simon to the pieman “Is that organic food you’ve got … More
friday night lights the way to my deepest reaches in the far corners of my mind behind my heart and … More
remember those times wrote our names in all these lines all those years all those tears have come and gone … More
Even though circumstance and fate Now conspire to falter, still they tirelessly create – I think back to the moments … More
When all my uncertainties accreteinto rock-solid knowledgenot only of who I am, but where –and when as well,and finally I … More
Though you feel the rageOf a life you feel wasted,cry now, and smile on your tomorrows. (c) Dave Luis 2008. … More
WishingI could ease yourPain and your angry doubts –Put my arms around you and keepyou safe. (c) Dave Luis 2008. … More
Ten billion droplets gatherlike my urgent thoughtsso these clouds sweep across the skyand hide from me your radiant facetime will … More
It happened one night quite near Sandhurst,At the big house that they have called iBurstHe had some Tequilacalled himself Sheilaand … More
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tonight in the darkness I found the reasonand the truth cries out in the silenceyet its screams make no sound … More
(image ‘very slowly unfolding‘ (c) Vol-au-Vent 2007 – All Rights Reserved) Like a lover’s eyesblinking in the morning sun,like your … More
In Anglia’s land, where I did goI’d hoped at least I’d see the showthat winter puts on once a yearand … More
In a place called Alternity –a perfect world for perfect people,my better self finds you. (c) Dave Luis 2007 – … More
Charlie, you’re no friend of mine.Here you know I have to draw the line –It’s so cold without you now. … More