Category Archives: Poetry

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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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Harvest Moon

The harvest moon is shining Over the aching lands And of this golden omen Few among us understands Nor reads the signs across the sky That whisper to us by and by That on such moons the world will turn … Continue reading

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Fresh ingredients

Next year We’ll use fresh ingredients Juggling choices To suit our palettes Life’s finest chefs Run on knowledge And instinct combined And with age and with time So shall we Next year It’s a new recipe Next year We’ll combine … Continue reading

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Masquarade

We were dancers all In the masquerade We were innocent Of the part we played We just revelled in The bizarre parade Merely dancers in The black masquerade Of the deaths that came In our merry wake We are innocent … 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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Peacock

This stage Of the working The peacock rises All colours Of the world In its delicate feathers Representing assimilation Of all into one For the coming Of the white rose This beautiful bird Is mystery Perfection in transformation Proud but … Continue reading

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