Category Archives: Poetry

Camera shy

Why is it that on photographs My friends all seem much thinner, While I appear as if I ate an elephant for dinner? My clothing says I’m not too bad, And, with elastication, There’s still a bit of growing room … Continue reading

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Sparks #midnighthaiku

Domestic fireworks Brightening the darkest days Summer’s spark lingers

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Gifts #midnighthaiku

Beauty and fragrance Summer’s stolen treasures gift Delayed departure

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Looking out

With half an eye to a handsome face… Rugged, smooth or touched with grace… Or a pretty dress I’d love to wear, A pair of heels, a style of hair… I’m seventeen, or twenty three… Or would have been Were … Continue reading

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Bow #midnighthaiku

Bowed but unbroken Seeking still to call forth light Weathering the storm

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Brief #midnighthaiku

Brief blaze of glory Autumn’s game of give and take Evens the balance

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Channel #midnighthaiku

Beyond time and reason Channelling self-expression Exuberant life

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Evocation #midnighthaiku

Darkness echoes day Dancing with roseate dreams Memories evoked

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Defiance #midnighthaiku

Defiant beauty Battered and bedraggled yet Inner heart open *

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The Alchemists: Isaac Newton… Stuart France

Portrait of Isaac Newton aged forty-six years by Godfrey Kneller. * ‘Newton was not the first of the age of reason. He was the last of the Sumerians… The last great mind which looked out on the visible world with … Continue reading

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