Category Archives: POEMS

Ode, Rhyme and Soliloquy

HURLY-BURLY

THE HURLY-BURLY Now the hurly-burly’s done and the campaign is won! Where are we now and what do we have to show? Nothing has changed so far, except for the deranged, The back-biting starts as the heads rule, but not … Continue reading

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RIDDLE

RIDDLE Where is the broken piece that makes it whole again, Was it cast aside and lost in the mists of time, Was it forgotten in the intervening moments? How could such an important piece be lost? Broken or not … Continue reading

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PUZZLE

PUZZLE Grandma’s treat: A table covered in one thousand bits The pieces of a jig-saw puzzle, The more difficult to match the better. While making homemade bread, Hot wild mushroom and pepper pickle, Fruit jams and the best roast beef … Continue reading

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KNOWING

THE TRILOGY OF KNOWING – 2005 I thought it appropriate to post this again with minor addenda. 1. WHO ARE YOU? The truth in any other blessed day would walk and weave and slip away, Unless we are aware and … Continue reading

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THE CUSP

THE CUSP. I was born on the cusp Between Aries and Taurus. A pointed person, rounded By the winds and tides of time. More Earth than Fire, Though easily turned to ire When first faced with fools, Not seen immediately … Continue reading

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KEY to LOVE

KEY to LOVE. Can you see That without a key There is no entry Past the sentry, Into my heart? What’s the key’s form, What is it you must perform? A magic spell, A mysterious word to spell, To know … Continue reading

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RIVERS of TIME

RIVERS of TIME. Rivers of time flow First fast, then so slow. Seeing their pains Are the painful games. It’s all a matter of time! Snatching your time Like a mountain to climb. They know they’re ill, Know dying, they … Continue reading

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