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Wayward

Strait The path Narrow lines Guiding onwards Shrouded and shadowed Both beauty and respite Call a seeker’s feet to stray Till drawn by darker temptations The light ignored for baser nature The track seems lost in a jungle of need … Continue reading

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Gold

Look not to find magic and miracles Performed as conjurers’ illusions Pandering to credulity Deep-veiled in allegory Surpassing logic’s reach Alchemy’s true gift Already yours Lead to gold Golden Child Seek Secrets Long buried Hidden beyond Imprisoning flesh Balanced and … Continue reading

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Comedy of Errors…

They, Faceless And faithless, Fostering fear, Make freedom a crime While preserving their own. Impose what could be chosen, Blame science and necessity Isolating the isolated While hidden mouths speak words we do not hear. We, the faceless, now hide … Continue reading

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Choices

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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Freedom…

* 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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Benison

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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Listen…

* 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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Spiralling

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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Escape

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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Crystal

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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