Category Archives: Poetry

The parent category for poetry that fits the overall theme.

Birth

Wearing the face you held Before you were born You come into this world Fully formed The woman in the child Awaiting the time To flower Like a new star in the cosmos Flaming bright You are too precious to … Continue reading

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Glow

How they glow Secrets you may know If you’re very quiet If you take this slow All these wonders You too can know How the fire Warms their hearts Somewhere you can wander Somewhere you can start Under the canopy … Continue reading

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Waiting

I’m waiting for you Alone in this noisy room My coffee growing cold Numbering the lies you’ve told To me and all the others Such a faithless lover Yet I’m still waiting Waiting for you What will you do? If … Continue reading

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Harbour

This fine year See the harbour glow Without fear Ferry ride Cross the water flow Safe inside Bridge above Like an angel wing Hand in glove This fine year See the ferryman As he steers Our way clear (c) Helen … Continue reading

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Perfect

So perfect our home The white so bright The sterile sense Of everything untouched By day or night Reflecting us When did we turn Into the ghosts That roam these perfect rooms? When did we better treat The fabric of … Continue reading

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Pegasus

Might as well call for Pegasus To fly down from the sky And rescue me From ennui These days go by All the same I need something more A spark, a flame But hour by hour I plod this path … Continue reading

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Build

We will build this city on ideas On stories from our childhood On inspiration’s glorious wings Until our hearts arise And sing This library of wonder For us and us alone Our truest home We will make our home on … Continue reading

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I Yearn

I yearn for something I cannot name I sometimes see it out of the corner of my eye Or dancing in the fire’s flame An ethereal understanding Or a test or ritual that if I pass through I’ll never be … Continue reading

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Fallen

I come for the fallen At the break of day Tears and lamenting I carry away The souls of the finest The brave and the true Lost to their families Lost to you I come for the fallen I wish … Continue reading

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The Lights

The glorious lights Awakened my soul Quenched a thirst I did not even know I had Until the colour Opened my eyes To the testament of the All So small I fell Before beauty immemorial I cannot hope To touch … Continue reading

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