Category Archives: Poetry

The parent category for poetry that fits the overall theme.

Cherry Blossom Moon

It has come too soon This cherry blossom moon Night-time air too sweet Falling at your feet A lover’s kiss too quick To touch your cheek Night-time revelry Dancing, you and me Jazz and white, white wine All our hopes … Continue reading

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Review: A Superior Spectre by Angela Meyer

Wow…… You know that feeling when you’ve read a book that’s so rich, so good, that you just know everything you are going to read for a while now is going to feel like fast food after fine cuisine? That’s … Continue reading

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Rising

I am rising, floating above it all Perfect symmetry I hear angels singing Saying I won’t fall Won’t fall I am flying, freer than a bird Arcing ‘cross the sky Whispering a secret Only I have heard Have heard I … Continue reading

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Late Afternoon

Late afternoon along the pier I found a wondrous silence here And everything became so clear This perfect moment In this perfect year Such luminous clarity was mine I felt the touch of the divine And in my hands a … Continue reading

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Accustomed to This Farce

With apologies to My Fair Lady… I’ve grown accustomed to this farce It almost makes the day begin I’ve grown accustomed to the lies From fake beguiling eyes The smears, the snark, the bite, the bark Are second nature to … Continue reading

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Holiday

I need a holiday Somewhere far away Somewhere I’d never go Normally A beach with blazing sun Where I meet everyone Without pretense and so Informally I need to take a break To a world without mistakes The paper and … Continue reading

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Be A Storm

Be a storm in my life she begged I have lived too long In quiet solitude My shutters drawn Against the weather All its forms And so now I grow weary Of my comfort And I yearn For the storm … Continue reading

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Judgement

Judgement is most harsh When it’s fair Capturing the truth Blind she holds the scales Cannot see Who bends at her feet If the balance tips Favours one Of the powerful Honesty will fall Bleed away Till we’ve lost it … Continue reading

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Sonnet

  Profundity of prose is not my goal I rarely think of speaking to the wise A poet’s words should ravage through your soul And wake from sleep the dullest care-worn eyes So if by chance some measured rhyme atones … Continue reading

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Precious

These precious things We tend Patient and strong Our seedlings small Will grow Before too long Our silent voices Yet will rise To perfect song And find our place Our precious home Where we belong (c ) Helen Valentina 2018

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