Hungry cat in Al Ain, UAE The time has come
It’s been about time for quite a while
But you can’t hide from it any more
Like when a starving cat at home
Is totally determined
To remind about itself
Or when you already get close
To the door with the little heart sign
That you’ve been dreaming about
Ever since you sat down
in your car Continue reading The time has come
I wake up in the middle of the night Emperor_Gum_Moth
The words fly towards me,
swirl around me
around a lantern
in a late summer night.
neither Jenka nor disco .
Possibly Square Dance:
I realize that to some extent
I can control the words
and their order
like the Caller:
Confused, I write
a few lines
and go back to sleep.
In the morning
I discover silver dust
on my hands.
The delicate words
have colored my fingers.
Continue reading Words are like dancing nocturnal moths
You may become an angel on duty for someone when you expect it least of all…
I was on my way to visit my grandmother and would just call her doorbell, when the door opposite of hers suddenly was opened by a very upset old lady.
– Did you see if the ambulance has arrived yet? I’m afraid my husband just died!
I went after her into the flat. He was sitting inanimate on a Windsor chair in the kitchen. Not a sign of breathing. According to her, he had already been sitting like this for more than five minutes. Although I had basic knowledge of artificial respiration, it felt more natural to support her.
She hugged me, hard and fast.
Continue reading Angel on duty
All these heads, nodding in the same pace Safa Park, Dubai, April 2011
As the wheels hit the rails,
or the monotone sound of rail joints hitting the wheels.
I close my eyes – and get a wider picture;
I see a veeery long train
one hundred cars, or even more! Continue reading In the train – roundtrip
Is it OK if I cry? Seagull from Tossa, Catalunya (Tobi: April 2010)
Not due to anything!
Is it OK if I cry?
Not to get anything!
Just cry a bit,
when I find myself,
…and feel joy!
Dearest Life! Dancing Dolphins, with and without rings (Creek Park, Dubai, June 2011)
When did I last tell you that I love you?
A full two minutes ago?
I’m sure you know, dear Life, that
every blink of my eyes is a tribute to the beauty in life;
each time I inhale, I pay tribute to the air of life;
every heartbeat is an affirmation of life; Continue reading Love letter to Life
The seals show their tricks (Dubai Creek Park June 2011)
a straitjacket for the thought
or its wings?
The trickiest thing about KraKra Creek Park (Dubai, May 2011)
finding your way in life
is not how to use map and compass,
and it is not to run fast enough
despite small wounds and pain in the feet.
The biggest hurdle is to realise
How easy life is,
as soon as you get it
that you’re the one
who draws both your map
and your reality!
Light fog and chilly, Ohrid lake, Macedonia (May 2008)
But the soul window
Is open today.
Knock on its door
The soul is just happy
to be noticed.
Have a cup of tea,
Tell it what makes you feel sad.
Your soul will hug you
Continue reading The soul window is open today