Category Archives: Air

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

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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Blue Rose

And in those days he gave me A blue rose I did not know it’s meaning And I held it in my hand His eyes were deep and begged me Silent still to understand A castle is a cold place … Continue reading

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I Once Lived

I once lived On a world where the sea Was inky black And the moon wept blood For the savagery of the tide And there I would reside even now Had not I fell Through the galaxy and firmament To … Continue reading

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Nothing to See

I’ve been waiting patiently I’m sure you will agree To find a decent book Or something worthwhile on TV I’ve held to the remote And seen it like a vote And I’d never gad about For the fear of missing … Continue reading

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Come With Me

Come with me Come and see the world Flags unfurled In the air You can see so far Be a star On our way Just a step or two Calling you Come with me Come and see it all You … Continue reading

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Departing

I saw the leaves departing On the bitter winter wind And in their flight my soul Recognised its form It will not now be long Until I welcome moving on The soft, encroaching storm I saw the colours fading Before … Continue reading

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The Stuff of Dying Stars

We are the stuff of dying stars Sprinkled in a hostile and strange firmament Seeking home Or the debris of asteroids Hurtling across time Carbon molecules Like miracles rising in the womb Just one more time An accident of cosmic … Continue reading

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