if my poems could fly

I wrote my first poem on a paper airplane / Because I had no idea how else to give it wings / I was once to afraid to share them with other…

Dear God, make me a bird

How very rarely one looks up. / Each timed step, / weaving feet to ground, / looking down— / to earth, and rock and boards / of life— / th…

Time to Fly

…jewels of Life’s longings, sparkle and sway. And still I beg for one more day….

Illawarra Fly Tree Top Walk – Illawarra’s b…

With two cantilevers hanging above the trees, visitors experience exhilaration or nervousness.

A Mere Mortal

A simple poem that has remained one of my favourites.

Dear Angel, Get Well Soon!

dear angel, i wish you’ll feel better soon / i wish you’ll smile and shine soon / for my happiness is meaningless / when my an…

If broken wings could fly……

I wish …. / I could fly to you / but my wings / would surely fail me / as I lost all my strength / trying to keep hold of you / I know….. /…

The Icarus Syndrome

Today I felt the heat of the Icarus Syndrome… / Scorch marks leave a trail across my tender soul…

Featured Work

Thank you to these groups…

Forget The Things That Made You Sad

Forget The Things That Mad You Sad, But…

tropic

forever is just the right amount

Almost too painful to fly

My wings folded / dim in luster / no strong flaps / to climb me above forsaken clouds

Oh, to fly away…

I have never been good enough / it has hurt me deeply you see / but I used to be invincible / youth served as a mighty strong tree / my mus…

The gypsy has stopped running

In a time of hot and cold, of sweet and sour, a young and hesitant swig, a hated taste of bitterness, a desire to annihilate the pain, the …

Web of Collective Unconsciousness

The excesses begin to arise, / The seeds germinate at will. / This vegetative elasticity / Drains beyond the window sill.

The Fly Fisherman. (JR Hartley)

The hunter he stares, as the fly floats along, / as a Blackbird nearby, sings its cheerful song. / Closer and closer to the trout, gets the…

The Fly

His head was aching and the buzz seemed to be growing in intensity. ‘It must be the wine!’ he thought but he knew it wasn’…

Looking for Love

When you touch, it wakes your heart / When you ache to kiss the face / When it really hurts to part / You know you’ve found love, in this p…

honey bee, let’s fly home

How do you want to be remembered?

how would it feel to fly

how would it feel to fly / I imagine flying feels much like dying / you are leaving earthbound things behind / I imagine flying feels like …

I Now Fly Alone

I once danced / Those sadistic spirals / Round and round / To beatings of confused hearts / And their broken rythmns / My own heart lost /…

“The Little Old Wise Woman”

…and there was that poem / which once rocked her head / Frightened by words / that collide with the ends.

“We Lived”

…It is always said, “Didn’t she look like her self?”…

Fly away my little sparrow

Fly away my little sparrow / Break from this straight and narrow / path which leads to God knows where, / But follow the sun, it will lead …

Join the Revolution

Imagination and / the creative spirit / cannot be pinned down, / or filled with lead, / or hanged, or quartered / or buried in the ground.

The Passing Fly

Written long ago when I was a child.

Zulu Fly…and the Pretty Girl Bench

Zulu Flys are different, we’re story tellers, the fly on the wall that you always want to hear from

fly

when you cry / i am there / with you / and will let your tears / seep into / my skin

a fable of heaven and hell, or something like it

she felt a scream bubble inside of her heart

Free

Our eyes meet , pooling steadily. / Getting to the other side of things. / Joining , surrendering ,dancing together. / And merging , to tra…

Open your wing’s and fly ……

Rise above the rolling clouds of sombre / for spring is upon us / feel the renewal of an abundance / of new growth within the forest / of m…

Friend in flight

To see you soar

Let’s Sail Away

Let’s sail away / come with me / we’ll ride the bough / trusting the sea / in dreams we’ll stay / to chart the way / let come what may / Le…

Fly

Here he could fly.

Legs

She / Lands beneith you / Naked as nature

Dragon Fly

Dragon fly / Fly away / Please; / Take me with you / On open wings / .. Dew covered seagrass / Crystal Clear .. / On open wings / Take me …

Wistful

floating in water / flying at night / dreams on a breeze / clouds so white

THE RAINBOW SISTERS

they floated in red rainbows / and beautiful hearts / love was their answer / from the very start / dancing on the edge / of their very sou…

Angel.

Back turned, / that silhouette, / A form not quite seen, / In detail. / There stretched out, / In front of me, / An angel’s wings spr…

Fly.

…I used to dig squashing those fuckers.

Butterflies and Bullets

You opened up like a flower with the power to fly / Felt the pain as your wings started to rip from your body / Like metamorphosis becoming…

Zulu Fly…and the kiss of Imelda

as I flew in from behind I watched the eyes of those that watched her, and they were smiling.

Doodling in Class

Filling notebook pages / with the thoughts inside my heart: / all the hopes and hates and fears / and dreams are just the start. / Sketches…

Big Black Fly/i wonder what species?

Big Black Fly, / you look so spiffy, / as i take my seat, / in the room of Contemplation, / that you have seemed, / to have claimed , / as …

Avoidance

The door opens, / I walk in and you walk out. / The door closes on you. / I sigh and shrug / My day begins.. / I run, i smile, i wave, I ru…

Zulu Fly and the Headshaved Barrister

I’m Fly, or Zulu Fly if you want my full title. You may have met me before, and perhaps I’m repeating myself when I remind you that I’m not…

Insanity or maybe just an house fly

how sublime / thought i / as i admired / the dexterity / of the mighty house fly / some would say lowly / me, / no way, / nature at its bes…

Fly Away With Me – Challenge Winner

A heartfelt thank you to all who commented on, and voted for, my Chickadees in flight image. I am thrilled that it was so well received and…

Among the Clouds

As I Dream, I Fly Away, Into The Sky….. / / Diane wrote this to utilize in her clouds photo book called “Among the Clouds”…

earth seed

good for giving

Fly

Settle softly / Withered wings, / To nest in forest ash. / Lift your heart / And softly sing / Your song of sorrow past / And as your song …

The Sentinel

Soaring the skies / On currents in motion / This way and that / Like the waves below / Wings rise and fall / Controlling his flight / Tacki…

~ Dream to fly free! ~

Lioness Lioness Could you not fly / fast through the jungle the Savannah and sky?

Light in the Underworld

Born in the Underworld, where darkness is day, / She came like spring, like the first day of May.

Heart

Dear Heart, if I could rectify / hold you still within your walls, / would quiet hours pacify / the rhythm of your distressed calls. / Fox…

Oh weird one flying all alone

Oh weird one flying all alone / sometimes wishing he’s on his own / oh weird one flying in the sky / sometimes he asks the question w…

Memoirs of a bar fly (Part 1)

The smell of the place hadn’t changed in over 60 years, that awful mixture of stale beer, sweat and cigarette smoke, I should know I have b…

Lady of the Night

I walk the city streets by day paying no attention to all that is around me.

Free

As I melt away, / to float astray,

WAITING AT HEAVEN’S DOOR

Life has not been easy for me / I’ve had it real hard / My heart sometimes hurt / As if sliced by a glass shard / I’ve been thr…

Butterfly fly

I lay you in the palm of my hand, / Brushed your wings, / With my breath, / You seemed to look at me, / In distress, / As I carried you out…

an anonymous soul

but do it anyway because / it is your trip through life

Bloom

My wings just haven’t bloomed yet / So I’m stuck here on the ground

Paper Wings

It was a moonless night and the fire was high against the darkness. The air was cold, but the heat from the flames kept back the frost and …

Reflection of Beauty

mortality… / she hides in the mirror / pretty face reflection / strangely tinted of rose / within such vanities / . / each visit tain…

Fly Boy

August day burns out, / slips seamless into night. / Bomber’s moon calls / forth Spitfires. Engines throb in / time with the heart of a /…

Let us fly

I am the wind touching thy hair on a sunny day / I am the rain clutching on thy skin when the harvest begins / I am the earth underneath th…

come, fly with me

as the reflective sparkles / within flowing water droplets / of a cascading waterfall / transpires into our / thoughts, merging together /…

The Visit with a Dragon Fly

do bugs have a brain? can bugs smile?

Fly

But I fear to soar and be hit by / An astray plane and die today,

Time (The Way In)

This invitation, this great adventure called life / Beckoning us into the lush world of bravery / To balance on the hidden, windy ledge of …

Fly with me ………..

come fly with me / catch me if you can / for i will catch / you first

FLY

….Then I took a deep breath….I stepped off the ledge…and I began to fly…"

Fly

just fly baby

Residue Treasure

I bled through the Moon / Of the night / ‘Nd to the Sun

Before you kill a fly

Before you kill a fly is a tribute to the amazing work of Pat aka Eyestrange

Oh but to fly.

but to fly again I never would.

Who knew birds fly at midnight?…

girls night out / plus One…

ROOM 101

Within the boundaries of darkness and muffled rhythm, / Alone, as id.

Blastard Fly

Go pick on someone your own size / Like an earwig or a flea

Fly

Bursting through the clouds, / Sun’s rays are bright. / The eagle is so proud, / with all his might; he flies.

Angels Do Fly/ FEAR OF FLIGHT…

For That Is When Angels , / Gaze With Hope Filled Eyes, / In Glory Of God… Enlightened, / The Angels Do Fly….

~

I want to fly / higher than the sky / floating in space / ~ 2005

Iridescent Fly

It was April 26, 1998. Sunday morning. A splendid day. A perfect day. As the Psalmist so eloquently put it, “My heart overflowed with a…

A VIKING IN MY DUSTBIN. (25) The fly died happy

It reminded me of when I’d been to a zoo as a kid once and saw a rhino peeing. It made me think of that. Well it couldn’t taste as bad as i…

Paper Wings Part Two

He worked without reprise. The boat took him away from everything – friends, family, life. He worked through the endless night, addin…

Dream to Fly.

Once upon a time there lived a boy who wanted to fly. He spent his days imagining ways to leave the ground and soar in the clouds. He thoug…

We Cried

We cried, cried, / When we thought it was over / And I died, died / A little inside

“Meant To Fly”

“The stark silence of heaven, interupted by cries, / of the tiny young sparrow that’s unable to fly. Weeping in silence under e…

Fly

I feel people look at me, / Then judge i’v gone insane. / The only way that he could fly, / Is seated on a plane. / To them i am a dr…

Into Thy Dreams I Fly

I see thy spirit cry out into the night / Whispering songs to soothe this beast inside / In much wanting I hold thy breath near / As I wait…

The Wind Beneath My Wings

As the sunrise fades / The beginning of a day / The wind begins to stir the leaves again / As the birds begin to fly / On wings they soar s…

ST19 – “Fly from the scene”

She sat drunkenly staring at the wall. The stain of red slid down it slowly. She was frozen in thought. She didn’t mean to do it. It wasn’t…

This wing has been broken

This wing has been broken / It cannot fly its feathers are crushed / No reason for life / This wing has been broken / Was a shock to the s…

Vibrant colors

i look up / I spy blues, greens, red, / purples, yellows, and whites, / Shades of these vibrant colors vary, swirl, / engulf my senses. /…

Excerpt from ‘Some Angels Don’t Fly&#…

So much love she saw on his face, her heart felt as if it would burst wide / The very next day in the hospital was the first time that he c…
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