Scribbles from me to you

My poetry & prose



Blackbird song (1st draft)

The blackbird he calls and chants his song His trills echo and carry to his mate The chattering and warbling grows into a tale That they know well and I eavesdrop On a glorious chorus of sound.  

Power Rising

Only the power of a willing heart An open mind, a loving soul Ready to learn, ready to impart Ready to reach and touch its goal In this sacred place all succumb No harm can touch, no hurt or pain... Continue Reading →

#29 OctPoWriMo – Villanelle

Crying at the Moon I stood late last night Staring up to the moon The stars shone e'er so bright Hard not to believe such a sight Could grant any wish or boon I stood late last night I stood... Continue Reading →

#26 OctPoWriMo – Cascade poem

Walking mindset I walk along the roadside Staring at the trees At clouds that float serene My drifting mind, it wanders As ever do my feet I walk along the roadside Empty of thoughts is my head I watch only... Continue Reading →

#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 →

I stood at a viewpoint high on the hill Mountains of many hues in my view As birds wheeled and sang overhead Giving voice to the joy in my heart Ideas and worries, they all faded away No cares to... Continue Reading →

Lá Bealtaine

Breathe in the warmth in the air Feel the happiness seeping in Walk through a doorway with no door Into a magical, liminal woodland Where fern and lichen and moss enchant And a forest ensnares the senses As blackbirds sing... Continue Reading →

#NaPoWriMo2017 #22 – take a line…

Earth Day from ‘When We Two Parted ‘, Lord Byron   Today is Earth Day, let us all rejoice in the Beauty of this home we have, with morning dew And beauty all around: birdsong greets and tells of The... Continue Reading →

#NaPoWriMo2017 #20 – The One-liner

To a Cherryblossom   Drooping, dripping pinkness, my eyes are brighter and my heart warmer for your greeting me (even though I hate pink) - you are a little lift for the day ahead, a pretty, fleeting foible to fill... Continue Reading →

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