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Posted on 15 July 2021 by Iain under Thinking Out Loud

Homogeneous The farther away I go, the closer I feelThe further I feel from you, the nearer we are Connected When I close my eyes, I can see youOnly in silence can I hear youOnly in my solitude can I feel you Linked In my dreams, you are a realityIn my reality, you are a […]

In Plain Sight

Posted on 25 June 2021 by Iain under Thinking Out Loud

In Plain Sight To hear you talk it’s all love & lightYou desire only to inspire and please the Lord! The truth is very different though, isn’t it? Your presentation is a slick, well-practised demoof who you wish you were Sufficiently convincing to get the benefit of the doubt… Sufficiently dazzled by the spotlight,we can […]

Lockdown Harbinger

Posted on 19 June 2021 by Iain under Thinking Out Loud

Lockdown Harbinger Empty streets & quiet roadsEven the bird’s sense something has changedTheir tunes hold a note of question in their rhythm Personal space no longer appliesWe all have the same two-metre danceLip reading a thing of the past The dystopian drama playing out throughout the land28 days later seems more possible than everWaiting for […]


Posted on 22 May 2021 by Iain under Thinking Out Loud

Flame Metal is already strongbut is tempered to greater strength by the flames So were you Water can reshape rocksBut transcends itself in the flames So have you The dark can build a palace of fearBut it is reborn as light in the flames So are you Is she a friend to the flame or […]

Slap Me

Posted on 22 April 2021 by Iain under Thinking Out Loud

Slap Me The juxtaposition of belief and truthEvidence is only required for truthBelief requires no such foundationFaith in your belief is all that’s needed Truth is truth whether you like it or notBut a belief can be tailored to suitCan be moulded to fitCan be shaped as needed Facts and research can be so distractingThey […]

Thank You

Posted on 11 April 2021 by Iain under Thinking Out Loud

Thank You A minute can last you a lifetimeWhilst a silence can deafen a crowdWords engage the reader in rhymeThe absence of noise may be loud Impact is not measured by lengthColour is not shades of greyLack of weakness not always a strengthNight, remains separate from day A promise should not be made lightlyYet the […]

The Fade

Posted on 7 April 2021 by Iain under Thinking Out Loud

The Fade The world rushes on byYou step to a different tunePushed along by a different breezeCaught up in your own perspective It seems that you slide in & out of existenceIt seems that you tread in a different dimensionFlickering on & off in this world Known but not seen Considered but not missed Assumptions […]

Un – Interrupted

Posted on 3 April 2021 by Iain under Thinking Out Loud

Un – Interrupted Unheard echoes that reverberate through the soulUnrealised searches intended to catch your eyeThis may look like a friendly wave, but I’m drowning! Uninterrupted I decide to keep my own counselI have shouted but have not been heardSignificantly insignificant Uninterrupted I will remain silent, and invisibleOut of sight, out of mindBut waiting, always […]


Posted on 30 March 2021 by Iain under Thinking Out Loud

Unseen… I love creating art Whether it be with a brush, a camera or a pen, it completes me, it settles me, it finds me, it acknowledges me, it knows me, it challenges me, it rewards me. It is a fickle mistress though and can leave without warning, off to explore somewhere new, leaving me […]

Well… Are You?

Posted on 27 March 2021 by Iain under Thinking Out Loud

Well… Are You? Release the chains, I can’t reach I don’t hold the key? They’re heavy and the impede me every day I can’t help you carry them? Can you call for the keyholder, I want to speak with them… I’m sorry I can’t, they don’t seem to hear me Can you not shout louder, […]

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