For Little Ralphie


“Little Ralphie” You are a bored child And a prancing devil~ You are an intimate artist ~ An aloof poet~ You are cherished and revered~ For what you are ~ And for what you are not~ You are a fool and a wise man~ You are an aristocratic ho bo~ You are an earth angel~ With sparkling …

Still close Ralphie…


Somewhere an eagle flies soaring o’er the dappled skies of Africa Somewhere a tortoise cries ploughing through the vast disguise of Africa. A springbok dies and a day is born The sun comes up to greet the dawn; A child is sighing like a bird And a nation is sounding a very new word. Somewhere …