Archive of ‘Poetry’ category

The Visitor

Through the gaps in the darkness It slips in. With a strength nurtured by the bleakest shadows It creeps. Stealthy wisps and tendrils swoop – Curling, reaching, seeking, Finding. At once the fog collates, fuses Forming a human shape. A crick of the neck, a turn of the head The darkness no impediment It spies […] Read more…

Renewal

Fresh buds, New flowers, Bright colours, Spring brings hope renewed.   Fresh hope, New expectations, Bright positivity, A new season revitalises the soul.   Peel away the layers, Throw open your arms, Banish the darkness, Let the light revive us.   Look forward, See the abundance Of hope Of love Of joy – A renewal […] Read more…

Confusion

The fog Descends, swirls, swoops. The fog Envelops the brain Blurs the vision Confusion. Too many thoughts Too many decisions So many options Which way is up Down Jumbled up Upside down. The fog Envelops the brain Blurs the vision Confusion. Breathe Take a step back Write those thoughts down What decisions must be made? […] Read more…

A Silver Star

Once You were but a twinkle in our eye.   During You brought a sparkle to our lives.   Then You shone brightly out towards the world.   After You joined the stars in the sky.   Now When I look at the stars I see you shining, still.   Always You are with me, […] Read more…

Grow

Grow As we grow, we build: We build our confidence, our self-esteem. As we grow, we change: We change our perspective, learn from experiences. As we grow, we develop: We develop our spirit, our courage. As we grow, we learn: We learn new skills, learn how to be. As we grow, we discover: We discover […] Read more…

The Origins of the Society

“At last”, he said. “We have been waiting for you for a long time.” The woman felt a chill run through her. The events of the past few minutes had thrown her world upside down. Recognising the woman was looking a bit perplexed, he offered her a cup of tea. Deciding the bookseller was eccentric […] Read more…

Distant Voices Closer Footsteps

At first… They sound distant The voices From a distance You feel safe Then… They sound closer The voices My heart beats faster, faster, faster Closer! The voices become Until I can hear their footsteps too Run! But I can’t Closer still Pound pound pound goes my heart Panic The footsteps are nearly here Move! I […] Read more…

Blur/Focus

Discs slot into place. Click, click. Blurry. Click click. Blurrier still. It is dark in here, I feel sleepy… Focus! Discs removed. New discs. Click, click. A bit less blurry. Eh? No, I said A. It’s not? Ok, it’s not right then. More discs. I need to sneeze. Better not while they are fiddling with […] Read more…

Lasts and Firsts

The last time I Cuddled you Felt you Smelled you Read to you Sang to you Saw you The last time I indulged in a bath was when you were in my belly. Thoughts of things that happened last year Are a way of keeping connected to you, my dear.   The first time since […] Read more…

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