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Heartbeat of Life’s Concerto

Heartbeat of Life’s Concerto / copyright Karin Taylor Nov 2013 / I don’t know whether it was the owls sleeping / or the blue j…

occupied | non fiction | karin taylor

We found this ramshackle old building once, my friend and I, it was down the lane way across from the Kingscliff beach, old, abandoned and …

Him-He who knows it all

on Sea of Foam and Dark Green Jade / Jetsam n Flotsam made their way / they set up camp on early morning shores / where seashells spoke an…

Time and Love

Thru the rainforest of tears / We found the warm tropical face of our love / Where rainbows are frequently timed with reverie and birdsong …

peace of mind

My crushed cotton memories / are cloudier than spilt milk / with cereal puffs / snoozing on the floor / and / all of my transgressions /…

Seven miles from anywhere

Seven Miles from Anywhere / by Karin Taylor © just written by the ‘unfriendly’ sea / @ Seven Mile Beach- while listening …

Eskimo in a kimono

The dark seemed warmer and kinder / I felt like an Eskimo in a kimono / rubbing noses in the desert / while the butterflies were pleasant /…

The Wise Wind Whispered

The Wise Wind Whispered / by Karin Taylor © / I felt myself sink into the pillow, wilting like a flower who’s face once turned t…

matching dresses, lollipops

daisies in the wheelbarrow / sunshine’s getting thru the window / smoky swirls and golden curls / honey licks on salted lips / matchi…

Eighth Wonder

Eighth Wonder by Karin Taylor / written 3 Sept 2014 / I can feel the echo of your heartbeat / and the chorus of your dancing feet / I can h…
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Lizard Swimming

A rather rare sight for me, to see a lizard swimming, probably an Eastern Water Dragon. The poem is an expression of seeing this happen at…

Lovelight

A poem/song I wrote this morning, please read it right through, I hope it touches you. xxx / Lovelight by Karin Taylor / 25 November 2015 /…

she smiled like an angel

We crossed over the canyon of despair / and I looked directly into the eye of a daisy / who spoke to me with a soulful song / it sang in ti…

love lives on

As time passes and I grow older, things that were of such great importance, become less of an issue, wrongs against me, become less painful…

Endings and Beginnings

Endings and Beginnings / Karin Taylor / I wrote this to a friend today <3 / Life takes it’s turns and changes, we become children…

she knows the way

frozen to the core / she awoke from her black dream / her fingers snapping from the freeze / nails blackened by the chill of the breeze / e…

Bridges

Bridges by Karin / Bridges in a sky of white / The drifter and the gypsy / hitch a ride / to somewhere new / Far away, little boats / Sit p…

Fly me to the Moon

Fly me to the moon / in a songswept cocoon / with a silvery spoon / dipped in cotton / the moth will arise / with a song in his eyes / and …
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apples, bread and frankincense

Apples, bread and frankincense / long-gone, thought I.. forgotten places, / where angels spread their wings / St Agnes’ statue sings …

discovery

Perhaps the greatest joy of all in life is ‘discovery’. The realisation that one does not know everything, in my particular ca…

stars, moon, black ink sky

stars, moon, black ink sky / © karin tayor 2013 / stars, moon, black ink sky / more heavenly, than apple pie / stars, moon, black ink …

Fifteen Seasons

This humble bit of writing is sorta dedicated to a friend of mine lk, aka les king/uncleblack of treetops records, a poet, singer/songwrit…

braid my words

the leaves are rolling / down the lea of the hill / the air is changing from / the soft warm of spring / to the cool hand of winters chill …

The Aftermath of the Great War

I once lived here and broke bread with friends / That seems eons ago / The river of life now flows past these parts / And many ghostly memo…

fly high butterfly

poem by Karin Taylor / fly high little butterfly / fly wide and far away / fly high little butterfly / to light up someone’s day / f…

The bride and the sea

The bride and the sea / unbridled by me / ’neath the sakura clouds / where the gulls used to be / caressing her face / the breeze pla…

Enchantress of Time | Karin Taylor

solitary silent / you blow thru my mind flickering / in a ghostlike transition / from farmer to musician / we danced to the song of bravery…

Punctuate my Life

Punctuate my life / Copyright Karin Taylor 2013 / Written by Karin Taylor 30 Oct 2013 / Punctuate my life / with your presence / …the…

Porcelain with Pain

Porcelain with Pain (Broken in Twelve Places) / by Karin Taylor / Now you’re not here, you’re over there / and I miss your love…

gypsy heart

around and around / as my thoughts expound / the universe keeps spinning / but my heart is grounded / and the compass spins / from south t…

full circle home

that soulful sorta music soothes the pillars-of-pain away / of those daisy-come-darts in my heart, oh yeah… the new day smiles / my f…

big red apples

beauty never fades… / just gets more beautiful with age / it’s not what’s going on with you / it’s what’s goi…

morning meditation

there is more to life than seeing, / there is hearing, feeling, sensing, touching, being; / seeing is but one way, / sensing is another / t…

The Magpie’s Song

I heard you / calling / just a little time ago / and i thought / what is that noise / it’s so sweet / I must find the owner / of t…

a portent message

Karin Taylor this is a funny poem I penned, with a little positive message… it was inspired by a little drawing my son Ben did when h…

Deepest of Deeps

A bit of a song/poem thingy I wrote today…inspired by Bliss n Eso – The Sea is Rising / Deepest of Deeps by Karin Taylor / Copyright Karin …

A Ramble I Wrote (i)

A Ramble I Wrote (i) / by Karin Taylor / At least once a day I am swimming in the debri / of my mind’s shattered splintered thoughts…

isms

idealism, realism, skepticism, pragmatism, naturalism; isms may be used to describe a person’s belief system or view, system or filte…

through all those times and these

‘through all those times and these’ said Sycamore Tree to Bee / ‘the Moon helped guide your way, the Sun shone down on me, / the Sky wept o…

Ode to Whales

Your eyes so wise with years / I am moved by the scope of your largesse / we have plundered your ocean home / taken to your flesh with our …

First World Problems

First World Problems / Copyright Karin Taylor 2013 / My collar upturned I struggle forward / sheets of driving rain pelt my face / each dro…

Common Thread

Every now and then, nature unlocks things within that you thought were sealed up forever, it works it’s way into our souls, like a he…

Take your Time

Take your Time a poem by Karin Taylor / written for Valentine’s Day 14 February 2015 / HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY everyone <3 / T…

Bonfire Night

Bonfire Night – a true story/narrative about an event in my life as a young girl / Beach Campfire prints and cards available here / B…

labour of love

To create some art, and not share it. To create some art, and keep it to oneself. To create some art, with no expectations and just hold …

freedom

The greens of verdancy tripled in hesitancy / while the wintered-whites visited and my infancy / seemed multiplied in each wave of life…

Is Love

Is Love / By Karin Tayor (5 Sept 14) / Is love like paisley patterns / or daisies in spring? / Is it the colour / of a Sapphire blue ring?…

the grave

the stones so cold and grey and round / so unforgiving / it’s tempting to throw them into the river / and disturb the flow of the gen…

Judy or Alice

am I more like Alice / who got curious and more / or perhaps I’m more like / Judy who brought Oz / to her front door / do I sound lik…

moneypenny tree

the day lay still not breathing / moneypenny tree stood tall and strong against the blue / her rounded green leaves like little laced lily …

memories

I danced for convicts in the yard / I lived inside a convicts heart / Someone liked my button nose / They told me I had twinkle toes / Anot…

Patchwork and Gizzards

It’s hard not to be a little bit influenced by Halloween with all the photos up around FB lately. I don’t celebrate Halloween …
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flowers and charms

yayauhqui sky

May yields to June / warmish days grow frosty / cerulean skies pale to silver / stars flash diamond like in / the yayauhqui sky / lovers si…
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when a child first walks

When a child first walks in sunlight / And mingles under leaves / When they spot a silver cobweb / Silken threads, a spider’s weave&#…

I Drank from the Clouds

Listen to the audio recording by me here / Please check out my painting also called I Drank from the Clouds / I drank from the clouds / swa…

Smile matryoshka

Be brave matryoshka / march you strong between pylons / don’t covet the cufflinks too long / is your bodice too tight / don’t …

Sugar Rush

Sugar Rush / poem by Karin Taylor (6/9/14) / Fairytale food of pink, silver and gold / Aqua and lavender, honey like scrolls / Sparkles on …

sand in my shoes

I walked for miles and smiles / along the sand dunes / just to arrive and thrive again / near those swirling deep waters / around the buri…

your smile

your smile by karin taylor / copyright karin taylor 2013 / …and in the evening, eeryfied / I learn the nightjar’s call / a myth…

a recipe divine

a short poem I wrote this morning while sitting out in the sunshine: / a recipe divine / by karin taylor / the sun is dripping honey / from…

elephant eyes

Elephant Eyes / copyright Karin Taylor 2013 / Maybe as they say / it is the end of days / we’re walking through / a haze, a maze, unf…
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This Moment

A poem I wrote this morning, which I paired with this painting, as I thought they went together :) / This Moment / by Karin Taylor © 1…
liquorice sea sculpture IV by © Karin  Taylor
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