Category Archives: Water

Writing primarily expressing the element Water – emotions, love, sorrow, grief, joy, connection.

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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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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Bubbles

You blew your bubbles into the air The sweetest love heart Shimmering there That morning was perfect Beyond compare Just seeing you Hovering there Your wondrous bubbles floating so high The songs that you sang Just like a sigh Our … Continue reading

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The Loneliness of Time

She was acquainted with the loneliness of time And though she did not speak of it, nor Dare to sing its saddest songs She knew it all along And on the seashore, at the pier She can hear the seagulls … Continue reading

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Breathing

Breathing underwater is hard Keeping cool in a heatwave even so Holding till the moment the right card Making them want more as you go Equilibrium is brief Balance so eludes Time’s a wretched thief Reality intrudes Breathing underwater even … 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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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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Winter

Winter falls He walks alone Down pathways known Only to him Snow blasts Across tired eyes Blinding, dull Deep surprise Rugged up In animal skin He holds the cold Deep within Winter falls He walks alone Down pathways known Only … Continue reading

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