Dusk Poem – And the Humming Ebbs

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And the Humming Ebbs is a dusk poem, a painting of a city’s evening and people passing through places and days. And the humming ebbs – dusk poem Dusk, and the humming ebbs People homing, Sparrows heading Offshore. At the bar, after-work pints In the beer garden. On the veranda, He rocks her chair, she…

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Human Family Poem – Far, Far Away

Human Family Poem - Far, Far Away

Far, Far Away is a human family poem, a reflection on the impact of COVID-19 on everyone across the world, an expression of gratitude for relationships and togetherness. Far, Far Away – a Human Family Poem We were not prepared: our home is a mansion one end a shack on the far side, God help…

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Earth Poem – She’s Given to Circles

Earth Poem - She's Given to Circles

She’s Given to Circles is an earth poem, a celebration of her abundant love and care, an appreciation of what we take for granted. She’s Given to Circles – Earth Poem First, she fed my child a nut, and after that she grew sprouts under her skin, of grain and roses and earthworms. Circling, she…

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Care Poem – This Is What We Do

Care Poem

This is What We Do is a care poem, a reflection on how people look after each other and a celebration of the fact that we can. This Is What We Do – Care Poem Your fingers are tugging the cobwebs from my eyelashes, one by one, you herd them like mules. This is the…

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Littering Poems – The Flesh and Bone People

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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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