Fairy Poems – Ploughing

Fairy Poems - Ploughing

Ploughing is one of my fairy poems, a celebration of all things gentle and delicate and of how the passing time springs bursts of colour and light. Ploughing – Fairy Poems Overnight, he went from babyface to tree-bark skin, and I wonder why the fairies ploughed his face, his three-day stubble pencilling a thin lawn…

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Littering Poems – The Flesh and Bone People

littering poems

As littering poems go, The Flesh and Bone People is a reflection on fragmentation and the need for integration as individuals and communities. The Flesh and Bone People – Littering Poems On a sill at dawn, when a flock of flesh and bone people are bowing out still, a bird’s sharp beak beckons and pecks…

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Christmas Tree Poem – Hark the Angels

Christmas Tree Poem

Hark the Angels is a Christmas tree poem, a celebration of Christ’s birth and the season of love and light and its ripples. Hark the Angels – Christmas Tree Poem Itsloopingroots, the twigstrembling, the fattrunk, and how its needlescast the flickering candlelightjust right, has us lean back and harkthebark

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Snowflake Poem – On Being Legless

Snowflake poem - On Being Legless

On Being Legless is a snowflake poem, a relationship poem, a love poem, a poem about fragility and longing. On Being Legless – Snowflake Poem Once in awhile, you attached them, The legs you cut off summers ago. I Don’t like remembering me with legs, the boots Cladding yours now don’t hide the glare. They…

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Mother and Daughter Poem – The Guardian

Mother and Daugther Poem - The Guardian

The Guardian is a mother and daughter poem, a reflection on giving and receiving care and support. The Guardian – Mother and Daughter Poem With a black biro, she’s drawinga wave on the white page mapping Mom’s waverings.She spots peaks and valleys and floods cutting through.Like yesterday before she buried a tablet in her clenched…

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Butterfly Poem – Love Is a Butterfly

Butterfly Poem - Love Is a Butterfly

Love Is a Butterfly is a celebration of the gentle nature of love, a butterfly poem and a reflection on beauty, fragility, and coherence. Love Is a Butterfly – Butterfly Poem Love is a butterfly nestling on your toe, and you see how the veins within its wings branch perfume into the sky across the…

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Wind Poem – Love’s Mending Ways

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Love’s Mending Ways is a wind poem, a celebration of love and all the wonderful ways it binds, fixes, and liberates. Love’s Mending Ways – Wind Poem Inside the earth’s heart and within its fire the wind is moulding stars and goose quills like the one, he’s dipping into the brimming vial. Resting on his…

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Forest Poem – White Noise

Forest Poem - White Noise

White Noise is a forest poem, a celebration of leaves rustling and the power of trees. Next time you go to the forest, listen. White Noise – Forest Poem Among weeping leaves, the wind drinks drops of rain and clads the oily greens with the sun’s golden glow; Below the weeping willow, nothing but white…

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Poem about People – He Grinds His Teeth

poem about people - He Grinds His Teeth

He Grinds His Teeth is a poem about people and how everyone gets through life, some of us easily, some of us with great difficulty. He Grinds His Teeth – Poem About People He grinds his teeth, he doesn’t grit them like me or knaw the table like he once did while still travelling. And…

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