Category Archives: Symbol

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When God came down, our spies soon had him nailed

We may know what’s right and still do wrong Greed and  envy run our inner world Like a crazed drunk bee we like to sting Even as the blackbird is in song The darkness of the heart will on it … Continue reading

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What time  is left, has Palestine grown roots?

Oh,Mandy’s   here displaying   her white boots She  sees disintegration,loss   and new despair Douglas-Hume  starts  wincing on my roof My eyes were open, dignified, aloof Edward Heath, man, give me my  bus fare! What time is right for  docketing the truth? … Continue reading

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The face  shaped by refinement of the heart

  The face  shaped by refinement of  the heart The love and  what we suffer   as we grow. Our features form a map, a place, a chart The face dispiays the   comeliness despite The hatred  overcome, accepted, taut The wind  … Continue reading

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Until the birds fly higher in their song

I am engaged, the crystal is my eye An amethyst, a diamond ,how they ring The  ceremony happens when   I die The sunlight is refracted till I’m blind Until the birds fly higher in their song I am engaged, the … Continue reading

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Where is my skin?

The sun shines in the places that haunt me Not the cave of darkness  and despair His empty chair ,his love,my memory What  I was and who  I soon shall  be How my little time on earth will  fare The … Continue reading

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To feel the greenness,  let ourselves be drowned

Remember how our breathing slows right down When we see a small bird close at hand We want the  happy moment to expand To feel the greenness,  let ourselves  be drowned Our breathing comes much faster in the town Our … Continue reading

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The future

The enemy we  need  is close at hand Like a secret lover  right next door We’re always ready with an army band Today, it is the husband who’s condemned For dropping baby’s rattle on the floor The enemy we  love … Continue reading

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When the mute begin to feel their wrath

When the mute give lectures to the  rest When gross torturers run the world’s affairs Ambiguous states of mind are put to death Then the blind can navigate the best The bones, the  human parings, the cut hair Indict the … Continue reading

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Thus with this spirit,I my spirit wed

  As on this foreign shore I stand and stare Across the green and foaming tidal sea. I do not wonder whether life is fair Nor whether what’s to come is what should be . The hinterland is not a … Continue reading

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His human Cross

If God was murdered why should he help me? He hung, an abject figure ,on the Cross Some have labelled it a holy tree If God was murdered why should he help me? No-one can deny what all can see … Continue reading

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