Category Archives: Air

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

Too Late To Pray

And is it now Too late to pray? As children we rehearsed the verse In ancient books and we hardly cared Each word we said It was enough to simply recite And hope that soon the doors would open Setting … Continue reading

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Reclaim

Reclaim the butterfly Symbol of transformation Not simple Not easy But fine Not manipulated Traumatised And degraded Reclaim the symbol For what its purpose was And always should be Reclaim the butterfly And then set it free (c ) Helen … Continue reading

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Fortune

Be you not Fortune’s fool The will of man Is to self-determine And not falter in superstition Or by the fickle hand Of idle gods Even should it be That pride lays traps For unwary travellers Yet it is so … Continue reading

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Threshold

Do I dare disturb this place? Enter the door forbidden By my ancestors Yet open here before me Entreating my safe entry To the world beyond? I have practiced carefully Learned the texts and rituals Prepared as a novice to … Continue reading

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Free

Let us go free Into this good sky Grateful and open To the waking world Like birds on a wing Before we die Let us go free Into this good sky Let us sing free Our salvation song Peace upon … Continue reading

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Sleeping

Sleeping beauty Has been gone too long No kiss can call her back From dreaming’s deathly shade She is perfect Untouched by time But unclaimable Irredeemable Her prince came But far too late Far too late They will treasure her … Continue reading

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Did You Fly?

And did you fly? I often wonder When I wonder why And yet I think I know Your reasons And your trajectory And what it meant To be set free So you could fly Resplendent in the sky The man … Continue reading

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Journey

Each year it turns This ancient world My boat is tilted Toward the moon’s hopeful light There is land in sight And there is comfort This good night I am aging Like the wood Of this sturdy boat My bones … Continue reading

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Confused

I’m confused Can you see? Can you decipher Easily? Can you help Please help me? I’m distorted On my face No linearity No safe place I’m pathetic A disgrace Normal service Will resume There’s no need To auto-tune I’ll return … Continue reading

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Angel Part Two

She wept when she fell All these stories she could tell Black winged descent Into the solitude The separation That is hell She covered her face No mercy to embrace Fallen creature Perfect avatar For humanity For our race There … Continue reading

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