George Coombs

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom

I am a writer and artist from Hove on the South coast of England. I am a retured lecturer and I am also very involved in helping people...

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Holding The Silence

silence held / close in the heart… / needing refuge / from all noise / i walk slowly / in a gathering hush… / sense of the unearthly …

To A Young Poet

i feel / deep pain, / your words / trickling / onto the page / from heart / young and broken / deeply senitive / flower plucked / hurled in…

Haikus In Spring

gilded in early / spring light grass bows graceful / bending not breaking… / gulls glide in stillness / calling across welcoming / sk…

Midnight

midnight… / quiet disturbed by / occasional traffic… / snake of headlights / coiled around tired eyes… / now a sense of c…

For My Brother

richard, / returned to life / closer than breathing / free at last, / end of loneliness / end of fear / my brother near at this moment.. / …

Quiet Time

morning quiet / here in sacred space… / gentle breathing… / waves wash slow over / expectant shore / then quietly recede……

Coming Home

coming home / early evening / in spring…cool / air gently touching / my face…no fear / of contact…reverential / acceptanc…

Cold Night

cold night / early march… / out walking / night sky peopled / with gentle stars… / skeletal trees / yearn upward / half moon / …

The Interenet

glad to be caught / in net cast by / great cyberspace minds / the internet / my world populous with / peole shining / like stars at night&#…

After Rain

after rain / here in transcendent / stillness…early morning… / autumnal trees / glisten in amber / streetlight… rain / jewelled branc…

Again

light… / gentle breeze… / traveller returns / welcomed in / quietness…air / is annointing / touch not to be / feared here…

We Find Space

(For Tigger The Itinerent Cat) / again you greet me / in my flat / where we inhabit / a vast country / of silence…cat who / i know so…

In Our Park

(For Mum) / walking slowly / in our park / crocuses that you / loved bloom in / quiet beauty / white…blue…yellow… / open …

Silence

silence… / real existence / here / where candle / dances… / delicate tongue / of / quiet fire / good / to just be / still……

Fairy

fairy sprite roaming the forest / floating on the breeze / singing with the birds / playing with the leaves / you leave no footprints / any…

together

(for tigger the cat) / again together / in the safe / country of silence… / you dear friend / asleep on my bed / your sleek body / gi…

For Mum On My Seventieth Birthday

now candle of life flutters as pilgrim / eyes near the other shore where loved / ones dance gentle as a dawn chorus… / you dear “spec…

Seventieth Year

Seventieth Year / my seventieth year / under the sky / again here / in existence… / on top of the / cliff where gulls lament / across…

Four Haikus

Four Haikus / sheep feeding in field / are gentle children of our / holy mother earth / here in creation / distant horizon sea is / jewelle…
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The Path

quiet footfalls / where paths lay before / me lined with emaciated / winter trees / silence allows / thought to range free / as a gull cry …

The Blessing

be safe, / may your dark / show friendship / may your soul / flower open to light / beautified / by droplets / of blessed water / be safe /…

Refuge

here / in this room / rest / watching / light / gild my / space… / nourished / by stillness / in gull hymned morning / aware / of th…

Droplets Of Light

droplets of light / touch my eyes / looking out / this windswept / morning / sky heavy with rain… / branches moving / frantically yet…

More Haikus

raindrops jewel my / window drops of light for the / seeker of real truth / barren skeletal / tree by my window yearns / so nobly upward / …

The Place

Unearthly quiet. Naked trees yearning and vulnerable, Desolate, dying ground. Mysterious mist slowly envelopes all. Gently flowing river wh…

Mist

mist draped gentle / over skeletal trees… / yearning upward / seeking understanding / a planting of the seed / of knowledge… / …

The Mind

the mind / river tremulously / rippling / ever outward / in stillness / clear seeing / of higher self / the perpetual / truth seeker / t…

Now

(For Dad) / now… / i remember you / dear dad close / to nature where / you blossomed / in the flower / of boyhood… / i know lov…
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