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Matthew

… and many tears will fall / because of our inability / to tame this monster / from his rampage / and prevent him from leaving / in…

Cancer concerns

How to tell the other half / How to tell the kids / How to tell family, friends / This hell that I’ve been bid / How to say it’…

Knocked down then I get up again

Not born of fault but / purely down to chance / Each personal plight / leads troublesome dance / External factors / genes, lifestyle and ag…
Pinky to purple Snowflakes by anaisnais Small poinsettia design by anaisnais

Stand and Deliver

Shot out like a cannon ball / As mother lay there in her bed / Twisted and contorted / Push down hard the nurse had said / Audience at bot…

Soul sustenance

It is said “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” / It’s all in how we see life itself / and what we indeed take from it…

Our personal best

Bringing out the best within / and defeating discouragement / when something is difficult / It is in making mistakes / yet returning to pr…

You reap what you sow

Change your perception / and life changes with you / If you always give the same daily / you will get the same back / But start changing go…

Accepting you

Find the ‘you’ within / You are an individual / We are to be who we were made to be / It’s okay to be different / Do not …

Meek and Mild

The humble soul has self respect / Treat others how you would choose be treated / The apple falls from the tree / for you to take freely &#…

Wrecking our planet

Bleach – disinfectant / fly and hairsprays / polish – air fresheners / used everyday / In our homes / without a thought / whils…

Carousel

Head spinning / you drew me in / Can’t sleep at night / you’re in my mind / But I’m dreaming / You’re the magic / …

Phoenix

I’m drowning under your ridicule / Sick and tired of listening to your rules / Fed up of being beaten black and blue / It’s gon…

Past in future

I am a lady / You are a man / Ask me a question / I’ll tell you all that I can / I love your laugh / I love your smile / The way you …

Malfunctioning

Once more without sleep / all dreams exhausted / Neurotransmitters on high alert / rekindling furious flames / that lap hungrily through mi…

Soul mates solace

When my final shadows cling on desperately / Where I fight formidable battles / to merely hold the light / I send you loving vibrations / a…

The dead line

Better look to the lamb / and fall to your knees / for the Reaper / witnesses all that he sees / This fallen angel’s / made a career …

The cogs keep on turning

A distant fire glows / out on the horizon / spreading further as it grows / Early morning nature rises / calls as birds stir twittering / …

Tumbleweed

Windy day / weather beaten / tired / dried out / long grasses / worn / b r e a k s away / s / w / e / p / t / b …

Great Britain (-Acrostic)

Government / Royal family, regal, royalties, / England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales are part of GB, Europe / Army, Air force, and Naval sup…

Discovering the deep

A vast ocean / our churning seas / sit within Earth’s bowl / containing historical treasures / within murky depths / Secrets settled …

Seaside serenity

Simple treasures we have found / (seaweeds, fossils / seashells, crabs) / as we learned to look around / Walking holding hand / (He stopped…

Rendezvous (A triolet)

We went to a fortune teller / After we met through penfriend letters / Having written since nine and ten / We went to a fortune teller / Ma…

Bullets rain tears

Young and innocent they went to school / Expecting to learn and play / Never in anyones wildest of dreams / Did we expect that day / Fo…

A mother’s treasures

A solitary piece the diamond / precious rare gem most treasured / by those lucky enough to hold / Once in possession it is rarely out of gr…

Secret Release

A sweet kiss / hard pressed / returned / fervent embrace / Languishing / such joy / Divided / with one who means so very much / S…

A weavers wonder

The spider takes a silken thread / and carefully with skill / he weaves it in a pattern / with no loom or shuttle there / Until as great de…

Grouchy woman (haiku)

grouchy woman pauses / silently fuming / orchids flop blindly

A spot of silliness

New to church and bible / unfamiliar with Anglican ways / I recall with great embarrassment / my young adulthood days / I sat numb bum in c…

The best she can give

The colour of nature / so in tune with the soul / shows splendour to those who adore / Around worshipper flings / a beautiful blanket / of …

Making a difference

It takes but one / to set the ball a rolling / to start to change old ways / If you can find the courage / you can start clean slate today …

Nature’s promise

A bird flew over the countryside / dropped an acorn from its beak / behold it rooted where it fell / grew healthy strong and meek / Over ye…

It’s all in the state of the mind

It’s all in the mind / It’s all in the will / You think you can’t / and you’re right until / You change the game /…

Don’t be grim

Goodbye my loves / as my senses dim / I’ve had good innings / so don’t be grim / Like a frozen frame / your shadows hold still…

Echos – (haiku)

shaking echos / seek immense crags, sound bounces / softly ricochets

golden melt – (haiku)

melt exceptional / golden coat oozes soggy / cheese on toast for lunch

Fisherman – (haiku)

fisherman casts line / faintly catapults feed, float / patiently brings salmon tea

Street Cred

Houses on parade / Guards to civilisation / A great divide between man and space / Escapism opposed to reality / Sentinals stand at either …

Robin red breast

R-Red cloaked angel / O-on blanketed white grounds – frozen / B-Birds bob in barron boughs begging / I-Ice instills insects long g…

In the depths

Ha, you try to pull me under / but someones watching, protecting / splashes on over to safe distance / I’m swimming, not drowning …

No need have I

My eyes are roses on my face, / they’re in full bloom right now; / no need have I to water them, / they have quite suffice to grow…

More than the depth of a rainbow

There’s a subtlety in you / Whether it be the deepest red / Or sky’s summer hue of blue / For red is the color of passion / Be …

Finger prints tell tales

Like the rings of a tree / Etchings of time / DNA carved / Scarred for life / Records of passage / Through life and death / Curved, grooved…

Long live love

A toss of the head / A flick of her hair / The wave of her hand / As her beauty did flare / Her bountiful step / The spring in her stride /…

haiku (skies)

azure skies / couple picnic / on desert sands

haiku (washing)

amber sunset / taking washing from line / frog jumps by feet

Haiku (mirror)

in the mirror / I see reflected / an empty vessel

Entity unknown?

A tumultuous echo surrounds / and as billions of bullets fall around me / the darkness lights with the onslaught / Another unexpected atta…

Pembrokeshire waters

Ceaseless-white-horses leap / amidst frothing tidal waves / that tumble among the dark / sentinals standing in their way / Magnetic rhyt…

Tumble, twirl, with the tidal swirl

Come dance in the waters / that summer has warmed / amidst the froth of the seas / Hear the sighs that echo from tides / as the crescents r…

Traversing Old Dixie…

Southern border of Pensylvannia / the Mason Dixon line of North/South divides / a solitary rock marker distinguished with a ‘WV’…
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