Author Archives: Helen

About Helen

I'm drawn to blogging as a way to share ideas and consider what makes us who we are. Whether it's in our working life or our creativity, expression is a means to connect.

Watercolour Dreams

I’m drifting in watercolour dreams Soft hues flutter past me Whispering childhood secrets I cannot yet hear But I am content Even so I’m floating in watercolour seas The rainbow has fallen To earth at my feet I am content … Continue reading

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Perfect Silence

In perfect silence come and go The water following the flow The less you learn the more you know In perfect silence come and go In perfect balance, harmony Where three are one and one is three A single note, … Continue reading

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A New Sunrise

And have you yet found A new sunrise? Not requiring you to strive To fulfil impossibility But allowing you To simply be? What have you found? A new child cries At its first sunrise Unaware of where The roads may … Continue reading

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Fit Together

We fit together As you see Birds of a feather So easily We are so snug Almost a crime Give you a hug One more time Others will crave All that they see How we behave Just you and me … Continue reading

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Breathing

Breathing underwater is hard Keeping cool in a heatwave even so Holding till the moment the right card Making them want more as you go Equilibrium is brief Balance so eludes Time’s a wretched thief Reality intrudes Breathing underwater even … Continue reading

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Red Walk

This young lady in red Queen of all she surveys See as she climbs See how she sways They’ll be talking about her For days This queen of the screen Up the staircase she climbs She how she glows Everyone … Continue reading

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Lost Seraphim

Up in the stratosphere I see you dance Lost seraphim so little understood Lumbering silent though the aching sky Once heralded as gods of circumstance Offering pain or offering good Till they stopped believing by and by If you stray … Continue reading

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Tranquility

Perfect tranquillity Speaking to me Calling to the shore A mournful moon Lovers fled too soon But all is quiet All is peace For one sacred night Total serenity Calling to me I will doubt no more Nature’s simple boon … Continue reading

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Belief

For one moment of belief I have bled Forgetting all the oaths of foolish youth I fall here Before the crown of thorns Till something new is born Make of me a thief Full of dread Clinging to this mountain-face … Continue reading

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True Diversity

So let’s embrace true diversity He said Xenophobia should not extend Beyond the stars And species are more varied Than our little world suggests When reaching to the universe We won’t find our own face Reflected back serene But something … Continue reading

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