It’s when I think of you
That the light floods in and the withheld smile so long unseen comes to My face and stars my eyes
It’s when I miss you
On that day when winter's veil had lifted and the brightness rushed Back in.
We found a misty land, where we laughed at time and talked of the Cosmos and a billion suns.
We stood there stoney still, cemented.
We heard the sea, smelled and drank it in and we said no words.
The times I kick and head so many balls at night
I turn and jink and set the ground alight
I was that team and all the work put in
could not disguise their frailty and their 'fail to win'
There we were just
you and I
In the steel built eye of the city
a vast panorama spread out around us:
I drove the road through silver autumn sun
The endless line of moving metal snaked behind
Huge green tinged church tower trees shaded the way
And as I Glimpsed across I saw it there