Category Archives: POETRY

dis-ease is everywhere – illustrated poem

this poem is straight off the press – one of those rare occasions when the words gave themselves in a relatively short space of time. Expressing my current state of discomfort and dis-ease in some ways enables me to cope … Continue reading

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I see the lavender – illustrated poem

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Going Home – a poem

As yesterday was Mothering Sunday I felt it appropriate to share this poem of mine from 2004      GOING HOME (For Anne 17 May 2004) Life ebbs and wheezes – we look for signs of grace. She slides into … Continue reading

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Night Shifts

NIGHT SHIFTS Aimlessly walking through the quiet town, an echo painlessly affirms belonging. Night falls; the day disintegrates – all reference fails. I cannot wrap this world in meaning. Slowly it burns out the old images, the worn words, the … Continue reading

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in the moment

my faithful hound displays that ease of being in the moment – eyes closed and lips aligned into a smile suggesting ecstasy – composure as in a state of bliss – it thrills yet fills me brim full of envy … Continue reading

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Time & Tide

       Time & Tide presence and absence jointly proclaim a boundary   a living space a time where one was changed   and wrought a difference – presence and absence   jointly define a living space confirm a place   … Continue reading

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and still – the dog walks me (first draft)

legs quivering, like a spluttering candle, I wondered if they would carry me down footpath and bridleways of Piper’s evening walk. I managed,just; then felt relieved to reach the portal of our shared abode. Exhaustion breaks me, the result not … Continue reading

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