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Something different from Colleen this week for her poetry prompt. She asks us to create a ‘found poem’ from the following quotes, taken from Longfellow’s A Psalm of Life, chosen by Pat at Thoughts and Entanglements. Alternatively, we can create … Continue reading

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* Deep The fear In silence Slowly growing Born of ancient roots With infinite patience Awaiting its chance to feed Accepting any form offered The predator stalks its prey unseen Dragging unwary minds into blackness No escape from its terrible … Continue reading

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If I wake Tomorrow To a new dawn Just another day Trudging ever onward Another mindless journey Will the clock count each passing hour Marking time for mediocrity Or count each second a new adventure? Will my eyes open on … Continue reading

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* Who Listens In silence Who will answer Whispers on the wind Ripples on still water Encircling a fallen tear Offering wishes and daydreams Carried as butterflies on the breeze Questions like daisies scattered on the grass The long-forgotten voices … Continue reading

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Life Spirals To blossom Or lose control Inward or outward Its pressure seeks release Destruction and becoming As part of an endless process Each glowing petal will one day fall A cycle of beginnings and endings Each faded flower nourishes … Continue reading

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Cold grey days slide one into another Neither dark nor light to distinguish Monotone mediocrity Great Nature offers solace To threadbare emotions Wearied by clichés Expectations A duty-bound Presence Palls Peace Imbibed With each breath A renewal Wide green horizons … Continue reading

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The present encased in liquid crystal Where focussed immediacy reigns Life seen through a sparkling lens Hearts drowning in a moment Releasing emotion Caught and capturing Grief or beauty Storm or dew Raining Tears Clear Vision Sees beyond Pale reflections … Continue reading

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Light Streaming Heavens’ gift Illuminates Life, land and soul The sun-cast shadows Maintaining the balance Encouraging clarity Assimilating the darkness Realising a sacred purpose Unifying apparent division Cherished and indivisible marriage Perfect both alone and together In symbiotic interplay Lending … Continue reading

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Eyes Behold Reflections Pale images Caught in the mirror The tragedy of grief Traces of the passing years Carving away self-confidence Laughing at forgotten vanities Accepting time’s changing reality. The stories tell of a magic mirror Whose heart can reflect … Continue reading

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Strange forms on the edge of reality Weaving patterns of past mystery Tantalising threads repeating Spiral across the ages Unveil the tapestry Unravelling time Ancient portals Opening Open Hearts Now At peace Silent stone Voiceless wisdom Whispers to the wind … Continue reading

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