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Memories #NaPoWriMo2018 #25

Where shall we go today? For a walk on the moon? Or a swim under the sea? We can explore anywhere And everywhere. Any time or no time at all And where does this magic happen? In our minds, in... Continue Reading →

A Chant of Labour and Reward #NaPoWriMo2018 17

Pare the bank and lift the sod Firm it on the ground To reconnect with the peat Push the spade into the black And make the first cut One of many to come The fillers arms await And barrow or... Continue Reading →

Sacramental #NaPoWriMo2018 09

I do not go usually To the Church I was born to, Only the Church That is the earth. Special family events The big three: Births, deaths and marriages. I love to stand in an empty church And hear the... Continue Reading →

#31 OctPoWriMo – Mysterious is the way

An acrostic poem to celebrate my first time with OctPoWriMo Many words, this month, have left my pen Yattering and battering from head to page Striving to create, learning to grow Teaching new forms and ways. Every day has been... Continue Reading →

#24 OctPoWriMo – When Lovers Meet

He loved her hair when he saw her first Her back was turned to him He courted her with books And comparing reading lists She wrote love poems for him Which she kept hidden Until a friend convinced her One... Continue Reading →

#16 OctPoWriMo – Losing your fears and tears

Fears and Tears Before I began this poem I never realised How many of my fears Are connected to family ties. The fear of losing them Is always the most obvious But there are others too That only I might... Continue Reading →

#15 – OctPoWriMo – fighting the urge to vomit

Ode to the Odiferous Here he comes, the schoolboy With his personal ozone hole The stink of his deodorant Attacks at twenty paces I have the urge to hurl My breakfast at his feet The girl's overdose of perfume Invades... Continue Reading →

#13 OctPoWriMo – Art and mental health , an ekphrastic poem

This is my own painting which I have now decided to call Don Quixote of the Orient, since the poem has given it to me.

#OctPoWriMo #6 – Find A Path

Between footstep and breath I find release From the agitation Of thoughts That twist And burn From one step To the next Breathe, inhale And exhale Return to inner calm Turn dark to light Open heart and mind And find... Continue Reading →

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