Category Archives: Poetry

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Oath

I make this solemn oath today That from your side I will not stray My sword is yours and I obey And I will never sway Oh little child within my care You’ll sleep content Know I am there They … Continue reading

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New Year’s Face

What shall it be Your new year’s face? Wipe away the past Without a trace Let yourself rise A brand new you Defined by what You say and do The past is gone So don’t look back The mirror lies … Continue reading

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Departing

I saw the leaves departing On the bitter winter wind And in their flight my soul Recognised its form It will not now be long Until I welcome moving on The soft, encroaching storm I saw the colours fading Before … Continue reading

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Not Quite A Mirror

Each not quite a mirror To the other See them stand Beautiful and half pre-planned Half chaos as they see A stronger mimicry Not quite a mirror but close enough If either calls the other’s bluff I wonder what we’ll … Continue reading

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Am I Free?

Am I free? The thought has not occurred Before to me Yet could it be? My cage is cool But did I build it Back in school A little fool? Or did I see At my parents’ side The litany … Continue reading

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The Stuff of Dying Stars

We are the stuff of dying stars Sprinkled in a hostile and strange firmament Seeking home Or the debris of asteroids Hurtling across time Carbon molecules Like miracles rising in the womb Just one more time An accident of cosmic … Continue reading

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I Hold the Moon

I hold the moon precious In my trembling arms So close her silvery glow Lights up my face The earth trembles To be so close To her ancient lover And if I place her Gentle on the sand The world … Continue reading

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Scavenging for Time

These days I find I’m scavenging for time lost, time gone And all the children running by don’t realise how soon it passes In such a rush I see them pace not even realising this time, this space Is nothing … Continue reading

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The Night Sky

He said there’s much more than meets the eye In the folds and wonders of the cold night sky And how the ancients looked above to wonder and scrye The ancient texts clearly mapped the stars And planets from Pluto, … Continue reading

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I Hear Your Voice

I hear your voice My special friend From beyond the world of men Your silky black wings And piercing eyes And how your soul sings When together we fly As we will do By and by I love your soul … Continue reading

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