Category Archives: Air

Writing primarily expressing the element Air – thoughts, belief, theory, philosophy, satire and science.

Weep For Us

In this hour As our foolishness descends And of our friends Are only foes We scarce can comprehend our woes Then close your wings Around these sacred things And weep for us In this year When sanity gave way to … Continue reading

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Messenger

Sweet messenger I see Hovering above Will you only come to me Whispering of love? Whispering of fear Tumult this deadly year And eyes that finally see Finally clear? Sweet messenger I call To my side We tilt towards the … Continue reading

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Star Born

We are star born From the very fabric Of the universe we’re torn To lose the face of God So lost, forlorn Yet beautiful as light Perfect in All sight As a star child From the dust of bursting flames … Continue reading

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Gentle Strength

Mediate on strength Strong as the beast Gentle as the butterfly Kingdoms must rise On ideas as light as air Heavy weighted truth Fierce as battle cries Soft as lullabies May we yet realise Realise (c) Helen Valentina 2020

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After the Ball

After the ball A simple mask shimmers In the confetti strewn Across the banquet room The floor’s ablaze With the mazes of hidden love And intrigue’s curse A bard’s melodious verse Might sing of the mystery Of this mask’s recent … Continue reading

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La Vie En Rose

That old song La Vie en Rose Draws me in At the end of this perfect day The colour so redolent Of all on display I think I know What the singer proclaimed For a moment I’m her On the … Continue reading

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Royal Hue

Royal hue On her upturned face Open grace Purple fire The whim of desire Sacred space In the stars Hear the choir Sing to you Splendour here This now perfect year’s Royal hue (c) Helen Valentina 2020

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Blessed

May they all be blessed To be best at one thing To rise as the angels sing To reach for the stars And to reach the mountains That this cold world debars Exceptional, rise With stars in their eyes Only … Continue reading

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Travelling

I will reach for the world Travelling in my mind A little wish Before I sleep A yearning for More, just more Across the oceans wide and deep I will wish for the earth Responding to my itchy feet Just … Continue reading

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Time’s Servant

I am nothing if not time’s servant I hear his voice Whisper just out of reach Urging hurry, hurry Lest I lose A precious second to indolence or Mere pleasure Tick tock Says the clock Above my head Filling me … Continue reading

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