timbuckley

timbuckley

Muckross Killarney, Ireland

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My head is dark in clouds of doubt

My head is dark in clouds of doubt / That blocks the sun out from my skies / I find it hard to see things straight / With that opaque lo…

Her hands held the flowers of compassion

Her hands held the flowers / By Tim Buckley / Her hands held the flowers of compassion / Her heart the book of love / Her eyes the stars…

In our secret Reverie

We tumbled in a stream / Filled of love hope and peace / drifted towards the whirlpool / Where all our troubles cease / We opened up th…

The Rowan berries blushed

The rowan berries blushed / As she passed quietly by / Beside the mountain stage / Beneath the grey mackerel sky / Her hair was a flami…

Je suis un femme fatal

Je suis un femme fatal / I attract men like flies / As soon as I give them / What they want , love dies / I don’t give my self up …

She wears her heart upon her sleeve

She wears her heart upon her sleeve / Her thoughts inside cannot disguise / That hunger for that touch of love / As etched inside her wi…

Touch

Touch has a language / Thats gentle and serene / That rescues man / From despair / When no hope insight / Is seen / It comforts the im…

Words and water

Words and water / Between white paper sheets / Thoughts press their ink / Embossing leaves on love’s library / As Autumns letters …

Holes in my pockets

I got holes in my pocket / Money slips on through / I’ve a whole lot of lovin’ / And the best i kept for you / I’ve a r…

My love was already taken

My love was already taken / I was too blind to see / Still I became infatuated / With its beautiful mystery / She played along with me /…

Do Not Settle For Less Than your Worth

Do not settle / for less than your worth / Make sure he shows respect / Or you’ll end up getting hurt / Make space / so that eac…

I will not go the beaten track

I will not go the beaten track / But the one that’s wild and free / Where stones wear a lichen coat / Buttoned with sea pinks by th…

Crush

CRUSH / Forgive me if I had feelings / They came over me now and again / I scribbled as poetic thoughts / With my gold nib fountain pen …

we can love without being lovers

We can love without being Lovers / By Tim Buckley / We can love / Without being lovers / Distill it to its purest form / Gift its pure ess…

Be my elusive Butterfly

Be my elusive Butterfly / I admire but never catch / That opens my imagination / Leaving its door off the latch. / I study all your move…

If love it has no oxygen

If love it has no oxygen / No water or no light / It sneaks quietly out the door / Without putting up a fight / It grows pale within th…

A day on Bolus Head

The Gorse wrapped It’s green n gold scarf across the hill / A lonelier beauty I could not find / My precious day with her to fill …

She could not give her self to me

She could not give her self to me / Afraid what others might see or say / So we buried the thought of it / And hoped it would fade away …

its impossible

It’s impossible / But you understand that too / Yet still I want to do life’s / simple things with you / It’s impossib…

Loves mysteries

When I walk alone / your with me / ‘Though I’ve tried / to banish you / From my mind / Still your presence / comforts me …

I wonder does she like me

I wonder does she like me / Or if love is in the air / But I love the feathers / And shells in her hair / Her gentle understanding / H…

The worms crawl in

Afterlife 2nd poem / The worms crawl in, the worms crawl out / They crawl in thin,they come out stout / Your hair is thinned and soon is …

after life

They put a tag upon the toe / Laid her out on stainless steel / They prodded, examined her / But nothing could she feel. / The bruise, a p…

In vino veritas

I whispered it, I said it / I felt it and I hid it / Unintended it emerged / Like wings from a chrysalis / Emerging on green grass / Ho…

Portrait of a family in Ireland 2015

I d saved for the rainy day / Yet when it rains it pours / And it’s been raining raining / And it’s emptied out my stores / …

My Darling Poetic Muse

Be my funny valentine / Play saxophone in my head / Wrap your notes round me / Like coffins round the dead / I’ll pay your Beauty hom…

Under the plough and stars

Under the Plough and Stars she sleeps / With a thimble full of loving thoughts / That fairies in their fairy forge / With silver hammer on…

a year unfolds

A Year Unfolds. / By Tim Buckley / A year unfolds like a fern , unfurling / kindnesses along the way / The little words of compassion /…

In the darkness of your eyes

I did not seek you out / Neither did you seek me / But we could not avoid / That accidental chemistry. / Should we feed it till it bloss…

The sparkle in your eyes

You never quite said goodbye / Like a thief you slipped away / But left enough in my head / Where buried secrets lay / Your a master of…

What is this thing?

What is this thing you can’t explain ? / That in my soul has dwelt. / This thing that you cannot describe / Yet like magic felt. / W…

Don’t try too hard to be perfect

Don’t try too hard to be perfect / Stay mottled speckled and real / A little bit daft and crazy / making you understand and feel /…

Love Is An Orchid Rare

Love it is a orchid rare / The lucky stumble on / So take a chance / on sweet romance / Before the chance is gone / It’s flower …

A raft of words

I’ve made a raft for you / Of words and lovely rhyme / when you feel your heart is sinking / On board with me you can climb / It…

I long to lay alone with you

I long to lay alone with you / If you’d have me in your care / To lead me beyond the thought / Of you, up the winding stair . / T…

Still your loveliness it grows

The drizzle dresses your freckles / A droplet hangs from your nose / Your hair is wild and tussled / Still your loveliness it grows / Yo…

What if

What if you stepped from your clothes / Leaving them like discarded snake skin behind you / And held a rose in your bare hands / For me…

I loved a man for a while

I loved a man for a while / Until our love went out of style / I loved a man and he loved me / Loves faded blooms now history. / I loved…

Seek for your Muse a Hermitage

Seek for your muse a hermitage / A place where thoughts can stray / A cave within your being / Thats private and locked away / Walk onto th…

We Are Here But For A Moment

We are here but for a moment / On a journey passing through / So share and do onto others / Less fortunate than you / If you ever climb…

My Friend goes into battle

My friend goes into battle / Armor and chain mail shed / Leaving behind those he loves / Fills his heart with dread. / The cards are stac…

I long to hold me lady

I long to hold m’ lady / Unhappy though she be / In her cell of solitude / Seeking love and Liberty / She is dying for a love / A …

St Valentine

I sent her a card my heart to cure / A card without my signature / A card with hearts and romantic verse / I hoped she would her lines r…

When sweet words dessert me

When sweet words desert me / And the rains don’t arrive / And the going gets tough / And it hard to survive / When your dignity is…

Lay my Love beside me

Lay my love beside me / kiss your velvet skin / Let me nuzzle close / Invite me to begin / Kiss my lips that want you / Unclip your love…

If lovers could be phantoms

If lovers could be phantoms / A phantom I would be / Gliding through your prison walls / Just to lay with thee / I’d bring a handfu…

Soft you spoke to me

Soft you spoke to me / You lantern of the night / That guided all my shyness / To your land of pure delight / You let your dress fall o…

Your body is a Temple

Your body is a temple / Where I like to go and pray / And Light my penny candles / In a romantic short of way / The incense of your perf…

She rests upon her Pillow

She rests upon her pillow / Her eyes are heavy as lead / Her thoughts are so far away / To where her dreaming led / She blows a kiss in the…

My love alone she waits for word

My love alone she waits for word / Worries about the swell at sea / Try’s to forget the storm that boils / The cold waters incessantly. / …

She lays me down in meadows sweet

She lays me down in meadows sweet / Where the river flows quietly below / Takes off my shoes. her sandals / To feel how the flowers grow …

Have you had somebody love you ?

Have you had somebody love you / Since the other one died / You felt such an emptiness / And a failure you cried / You cried with relief…

A picture of narcissism and disappointment

She kisses me upon the lips / Then stops to apologies / She undoes all the straps for me / And complained about her size / I am gone too c…

What Is This Thing?

What is this thing you can’t explain / That in my soul has dwelt. / This thing that you cannot describe / Yet like magic felt. / Wh…

A slice of you

Could I have a slice ? / A tiny little piece / I am sure that just a nibble / Might make my hunger cease / If you can’t give a full…

Tom Lynes Drapery Store

Tom Lynes Drapery Store. / Welcome dear people / For tour round our store / I’ll keep it quite brief / In fear that I’d bore /…

Your face is like an open book

Your face is like an open book / Peaceful and serene / With shoulders like an oak tree / In whose shade I often lean / Your eyes are lik…

Her lips tasted sweet as Honey

Her lips tasted sweet as honey / Of the wild flowers where we roam / Held in its precious tabernacle / Of sculpted honeycomb / The pollen…

Paint for me the colours

Paint for me the colours / In side your mind they float / Translate them to a drawing / Like the lines for you I wrote / The darks of all…

Why is flesh so weak

Why is flesh so weak / It’s walls made of sand / Crumbling with your glances / the soft touches of your hand. / Strength alone is…

She lives inside a bubble

She lives inside a bubble / A glass dome is her home / yet she does not abandon me / When I feel so all alone . / She draws for me her co…

She Lives inside a Bubble

She lives inside a bubble / A glass dome is her home / yet she does not abandon me / When I feel so all alone . / She draws for me her co…

In the quite of the evening

In the quite of the evening / In the stillness of that hour / She is painting a promise / Like a delicate rare flower. / She’s refin…

Your kindness has no boundary

Your kindness has no boundary / Your patients is always there / Your understanding always gentle / As you smother me in your care / How pr…

Bury me in thy bosom

Bury me in thy bosom / It’s there I’ll take my rest / Listening to your heart beat / Like a doctor who knows best. / The cure…

Utopia v reality

High up in the tree clouded skies / Where air is fresh clean and blue / I built with my hands a sanctuary / With just enough room for two /…

Wean me from the want of you

Wean me from the want of you / And the turmoil in my head / That quenches all my thirsting / And leaves me with guilt instead . / Wean m…

Your kisses

Your kisses a soothing ointment / On old wounds left to heal / We shuffling up the cards of life / Getting ready for the deal / First y…

How warm the love

How warm the love / She gifted / How gentle it’s fever spread / To quench the thirst of longing / As we lay down on that bed / W…

Portrait of an artist

Paint me in circles / spiralling in a dream / rippling in the sunshine / glistening in your being . / Paint me in the shadows / With li…

Take me deep inside

Take me deep inside / To that place we never went / Where intimacy is rubber stamped / With the time together spent / Where our kisses …

In memory

What gifts God has given us / To share but for a while / A child, a rose that blossomed / To light rooms up with her smile . / How unsel…

Come closer, come closer

She whispers in my ear / come closer, come closer / You have nothing to fear / Come closer, come closer / Hold me in your stare / Come …

In memory of those who died in the 1st world war l

Across the years their story echos / And emotion still runs red and raw / Those men who fought in no mans land / Yet never again their ho…

Come stray with me

Come stray with me / Come west along the way / Come to where the land / Dips it toes into the sea / Come with me in dreaming / To a bed th…

Let us lay down together

Let us Lay down together / But leave on our clothes, / Resisting the buttons / That curl up all our toes . / The building of friendship…

Lay me down beside you

Lay me down beside you / Like a book beside your bed / you’ve already thumbed its pages / Now take in what you have read / Whisper …

You fill the void

When I am alone / You fill the void / With a spirit / That crosses / The oceans wide / When on my own / Your presence feel / The preci…

A roving we’ll go

Oh! a roving a roving / a roving we’ll go / like a wild fairy wind / we’ll blow we’ll blow / ‘til on a moss carpet / by a light sparklin…

I am the cartographer

I’am the cartographer / Sent to map / The contours of my love / Like a eagle I survey the scene / From a perch high above / I try…
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