Category Archives: sonnet

Lit by raging  fires  on holy lands

Gravity    pulls us to this earth of ours Where grace is needed  for the heart to flower The need for roots is what each person feels Yet how can roots grow through a floor of steel? Settlement in legal … Continue reading

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Now nothing is what anyone can say. 

Postmodernism’s the fashion ne’er manque. We must study Foucault and his scribes. Get reason trapped and do not court delay. You need to find your intellectual tribe. Where is the goose which laid the golden egg.. Invented meta-talk and fairy … Continue reading

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As spiders spin

A needle, pen or life itself  have points To sew, to write, to beautify or haunt. Our hands and minds, creative in intent Give our lives their  point, their way. their bent. The long hands of the clock  to numbers … Continue reading

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Mountain

We saw the view from Langdale to the sea Windermere, a riddle ten miles long Coniston a question of degree Old Man standing like a  children’s song The risky climb, the tough hand that saved me The energy of youth … Continue reading

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Like leaves you’ve flown

The face that was familiar is no more Yet with my mind I conjure up his eyes His last warm smile, his wink,oh my sweet Lord As I whispered  psalms he made his flight The face that was familiar  now … Continue reading

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Who are we to know what is the best?

To fulminate against the hands of fate To vent our anger on beloved friends Will not repair our ills and our mistakes But may bring friendships to a bitter end. For who are we to know what is the best? … Continue reading

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Reason cannot teach us how to dance

What time is it, the old man said to me. Time for  conversation with no fee We have to pay the therapist to hear Why we feel we need to live in fear Friends are better as they know our … Continue reading

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Living fire

Alone in  my small room ,end-state despair I wondered what to do ,go here or where? I tried the doctor and the priest  and then Knew there was no answer from   a man I saw in my mind’s eye a  … Continue reading

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The plastic tart

So vertical ,the mouse was a biped A feat that engineering never bred He looked into my eyes and then away As if in wonder what words he might say. But no, it is a plastic object made To stop … Continue reading

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Doubts

This poem is written in the sonnet form, And yet I have my doubts about its shape Though nearly to that structure it conforms There may be holes where nightmare faces gape. It looks and speaks just as a sonnet … Continue reading

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