If we seek to understand each other

In yesterday’s Scotsman, Julian Baggini on David Hume: Baggini concludes:

I know you now

This lovely poem by Richard Munro was recently ‘Poem of the Week’ in the Scotsman. When ever I am in Edinburgh city centre I eat my sandwich lunch on the … Continue reading I know you now

Told with an evident truth as unflinching as it is tender

I recently read Father and Son by the writer and poet  Edmund Gosse. This ‘memoir’ was written in 1907 and subtitled ‘a study of two temperaments.’ I was reminded of … Continue reading Told with an evident truth as unflinching as it is tender

Meet you at the statue in an hour

I was late, 6 minutes, 26 seconds late [to be exact] still you smiled. The statue did not matter. It was the meeting, your eyes, that smile.