Category Archives: rhyming verses

Stay a while here with his holy shadow

Sing a song to help the dying soldier Sing a song to ease him on the way Release him from your weary shoulder And let him sleep in  shadows of dismay It doesn’t matter that your heart is broken It … Continue reading

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The eyes of love

They lay down in awe and fear, Of what their love was bringing near. They gazed into each other’s eyes And so did tantalise. They lay down to gaze into the eyes and soul of one who’s true. They gazed … Continue reading

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Worms

I wrote this when I was starting out and I noticed I was drawn to images of worms and beetles and life in the darkness under us.I was not aware of that when I began to write Winter weather, frost, … Continue reading

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On random deaths

We might have died in childbirth; We might have died in war; None of us imagined Death in a grocery store. We went out buying fruit and meat, Fresh eggs and chicken breasts. We wanted to make dinner For this … Continue reading

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I fear that they will hatch

The menu’s very limited today The eggs so old, I fear that they will hatch The bacon’s off ,the bread is green and dry. Have a cracker, they look quite ok The cheese is blue, here you are, just catch … Continue reading

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With my body, I thee worshipped well,

The extraction of  love’s deepest  roots  was free Anaesthetised  and numbed, I did not  guess On wakening, I feel loss bitterly In the mirror, nothing I can see. But in your note, you surely would confess The extraction of love’s … Continue reading

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Accepting that you’re gone.

To look upon your countenance is what I most desire To sit with you and hold your hand by this red winter fire But you are now so far away,I do not recognise Those smiling features dear to me and … Continue reading

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The reading of a fundamental scoop?

The heart in grief feels like an abscessed tooth Too pained to sleep or chatter with the group We fear a dark acquaintance with the truth What savage way shall be our burdened proof; The reading of a fundamental scoop? … Continue reading

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G-d himself was shattered, without skin

And did you see the sparks of light within The hidden wood where watches the bright dove The darkness which to human soul’s akin God himself was shattered, without skin Each part a  broken light of what was love But … Continue reading

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