Tag Archive: poetry

A Visit from St Nicholas

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Winter Solstice

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An Extra Smile

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Quietly, I Will Sit With You

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A Smile

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Cats Are Wonderful Friends

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Tears At Dawn

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For my Granddad. I hope you and Hoppy are making mischief up there ❤    Tears at Dawn The Ballad of the Bomber of 1943 The aircraft hanger stands alone, stilled by the… Continue reading

A Friend Is A Treasure

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The ABC

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I learnt this poem when I was in the Girl Guides (Scouts, for our US viewers!) for one of my badges, although I’m sure the last two lines were different – I’ve always… Continue reading

Dance Upon The Mountains

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Mind Unlimited

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On rare occasions A soul wears its body with Such magnanimity That those around it See not the physical Nor the tangible But instead hear its graceful whispers Carried on the inhale of… Continue reading

Guardian Angel

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Still Dews of Quietness

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The Long Goodbye

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And so the final sunset creeps over those poppies, Whose crimson petals Are the life blood of a proud and grateful nation. The glorious sea of red, Brought to life that it might… Continue reading

Anthem for a Doomed Youth

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The Final Lullaby

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In honour of the fallen, on Remembrance Sunday 1914 – 2014

Hope follows Courage

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Never give up, no matter how scary something is. Keep believing, keep going forwards!

The Haunting of the Dark Ages

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The Haunting of the Dark Ages A Lyrical Ballad The castle has laid dead for seven centuries, its mortar corpse unwilling to erode, The soil on its hillside bronzed with leeched blood, the… Continue reading

The Kindness Poem

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Trees in Apple Orchards

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The Blaze of Possibility

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The fire of life, The cardinal call to a man Who doesn’t squander the green wood of possibility and hope, Which cracks and pops, Dancing in the flames, Unable to cleave to the… Continue reading

Be Kind To Others

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On Fire

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Rainbows in the Storm

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I wanna…

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Ditty of First Desire

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I love Federico García Lorca. He may have lived and died many decades before I was even born, but his poetry is so fresh, so vibrant, it’s as though written this morning, at… Continue reading

World Rhino Day

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Say a Prayer for the Rhino By Guy P. Murdock & Jim McIntosh Say a prayer for the rhino: it’s coming again, evil is stalking, seeking its prey, full moon silhouette, giving her… Continue reading

I Believe In You

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I believe in you, Always, With a heart of infinite love. For you are like a pebble bashed and beaten by the breaking waves, That emerges from the tumult a polished stone of… Continue reading

If-

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If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their… Continue reading

Let Me Do This For You

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LET ME DO THIS FOR YOU You keep still and hidden, Concealing from others the harrowing things you have seen and think you therefore are. But I am not afraid of your tears… Continue reading

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