Category Archives: Poetry

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Head in the Clouds

Cal me Mr Head in the Clouds I don’t care You weren’t in the sky You weren’t even there You will never fly Ever climb one stair So I don’t care Say I’m always stuck in the clouds You don’t … Continue reading

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Starlight Dreaming

Young child Starlight dreaming Heaven’s up above A different kind of love Streaming Reaching to the child Window ledge below Could he touch the stars All that life debars On show? Young child Starlight yearning Dying stars alight His for … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Room

If we do not speak of it It will not be there That’s what we said And for days we managed To skirt around it For words do damage And sight even more If we allow ourselves to see it … Continue reading

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Church

In the church we waited So alone Heaven cracking Like an eggshell over rough hewn stone Doves of peace plummet Into the dusty air We waited in our faith And deep despair In the church we prayed Hopeless fools Angels … Continue reading

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Primrose Path

Down the primrose path we go Promises wrapped up with a bow Where we will land We’ll never know Down the path we go On the primrose path we’ll find All the choices left behind Are they cruel Are they … Continue reading

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Thursday – A little Personal Our Justice Kindle Edition on Sale Jan 12 to Jan 19th

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Our justice is available from  January 12th to January 19th on Amazon. Here is the link for the $0.99 US Here is the link for the £0.99 UK The blurb The terrorist leader and financier Matt…

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Sleep Now

Sleep now Little earth Before the moment Of new and wondrous birth Slumber sweet ‘Neath veil of white We will endure Through this darkest night Quiet wait Till the new year morn Something precious Will be surely born Sleep now … Continue reading

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Lady Macbeth

This year Lady Macbeth Is less repentant Cries on cue and wails Claws the walls Draws tempests down and gails Before the ad break yet curtails Her scripted misery The lady makes such good tv The executives are truly thrilled … Continue reading

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Looking at the stars

Oscar we won’t let you down As we trail our lives Through grimy, dusty streets All our past mistakes and sins Crushed beneath our feet Knocking on doors of riches That all the world debars We’ll be looking at the … Continue reading

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Wisdom

Here is wisdom Not found within books Or utterances of aged lips Between the chimera’s smile And such ghosts that slip Trembling at Your fingertips Here is wisdom Where the one becomes the all Boundaries are cruelly torn And something … Continue reading

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