Author Archives: Lindsay Craik

About Lindsay Craik

Writer & Poet Poetry, plays and short stories

Dreaming Higher

Steady at rest, the voice leads me It takes me upwards to a bridge in hills high above a river I cross the bridge, going higher Looking back I see the river it goes one side to the other and … Continue reading

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Never wish

Beneath the sheets I wonderedWhen we were very youngIf without a word of warningYou’d take the long road home I’d count to ten and hopeIf you’d wait until I’m freeCause I’m not build to lastAnd I need you at the … Continue reading

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Attack

On Tora Bora the hidden enclave stood Under the stairs of a thousand steps To the passageway of the fortress The feather light wings miles above Caught the missed link in infra-red Bringing the precision salvos down Making a rainbow … Continue reading

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Death Comes Quietly

Beyond the bed, they gather. Sometimes people come on their own, sometimes they come in groups and often different groups visit together. They know why I am here and have taken the time to see me go. I see and … Continue reading

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