Poetry

Little Blue Tit

Little Blue Tit I see you often Whipping this way and that From bush to tree, tree to bush Until some food you arrive at πŸŒ‘ Your home is my garden Where you live I do not know But somewhere is your nest Or as I like to call it, your chateau πŸŒ‘ Seeing you […]

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The Lady of the Lake

From the still water you rise our Lady of the Lake With unrivalled beauty and grace you are the unwitting cause of much lonely heartbreak πŸŒ‘ As you majestically rise with tranquil timeless charm we feel your magic and love and know in our hearts you mean us no harm πŸŒ‘ As with all your […]

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The Mischievous Pixie

With a whizz and a bang the mischievous little Pixie set off her smelly firework which had the name of Tricksy πŸŒ‘ She hid and watched the big people hold their nose muttering something about a b@@@@y rose πŸŒ‘ She laughed and laughed her fun was done But before she went she kicked a poor […]

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A Quiet Revolution

A quiet revolution is what we seek Not an explosion of anger or threats πŸŒ‘ Compassion and love at its core Not a maelstrom of hate or envy πŸŒ‘ The silent majority as the vanguard Not the horde of screaming agitators  πŸŒ‘ Peace and restraint at the orbit Not a barrier of intolerance or disharmony  […]

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The Line

The Sea the Life giver the Heart to each and every River πŸŒ‘ Watched over by a God who goes by many names Neptune and Poseidon are just a few He claims πŸŒ‘ Without this majesty of nature humanity and the Earth will be lost To not feel His wrath there is a line that […]

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The Fairy

With a skip the fairy leaps with beaming glee over hedge and bush invisible to you and me πŸŒ‘ A gentle flutter she makes zipping to and fro playing and dancing whilst her radiant wings glow πŸŒ‘ If we listen hard enough a giggle may be heard If lucky we may see movement indistinct and […]

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Lords of the Sky

The indomitable Red Baron versus the Flying Ace Over muddy fields they come face to face πŸŒ‘ The Triplane swoops as the wobbly Kennel swerves This match will be won by whom can hold their nerves πŸŒ‘ A battle of equals, a clash of Titans history will remember the day When the Lords of the […]

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Stillness

Still drops of water on the window Motionless cat staring something taken her fancy πŸŒ‘ Stillness in the air For nothing is moving except the slow beat of my heart πŸŒ‘ A time for quiet contemplation collect one’s thoughts For calm and peace is found

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Wednesday

A God of times past Woden was his name The Anglo Saxons celebrated his fame πŸŒ‘ Today he is remembered by a day of the week Woden’s Day became Wednesday so his name we still speak πŸŒ‘ The old Gods as they are known left their mark long after they sat on the throne

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Striding Above Asgard

With Gungnir in His hand Geri and Freki at His side He strides above Asgard observing far and wide πŸŒ‘ For he is Odin known as Woden to some Sing loudly in His honour not meekly or a feeble hum πŸŒ‘ Huginn and Muninn are His faithful eyes Watching Midgard as His most eager spies […]

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The Weary Pilgrim

The Weary Pilgrim has left all he knew Too many trials he has suffered through πŸŒ‘ His faith is lost his heart is worn He is travelling to the land where he was born πŸŒ‘ A question he has a riddle to unravel He seeks the answer at the end of his travel πŸŒ‘ To […]

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Morning Light

The owl is my eyes and my spiritual shield with her at my side everything is revealed πŸŒ‘ The moon is my light which guides my course as I seek my destination and source πŸŒ‘ Nature is my teacher that the future is bright However dark it seems there will be morning light

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The Wrestler

The Wrestler walking through the cheers Absorbing the mood whilst the audience down beers πŸŒ‘ Behind his mask the confidence can be felt He is the champion ready to smash and belt πŸŒ‘ Into the wrestling ring he leaps with glee He is home his adversary should flee

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The Paw

When trouble rises the paw can be seen glowing in the sky looking high above a white blur whizzes and whooshes by πŸŒ‘ No need to worry our valiant hero is on his way Super Snoopy! with a growl will save the day

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Plot

I think I’m losing the plot I now can’t join any dot πŸŒ‘ Too many balls in the air I mumble it’s not fair πŸŒ‘ I know I’m losing the plot But I don’t care a jot!

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Migratory Bird

It’s difficult to comprehend the direction you are heading You think you are on path Then you find a dead end Or have somehow taken a wrong turn πŸŒ‘ Sometimes the hamster on a wheel Running faster and faster to reach your destination But find yourself where you started πŸŒ‘ Or the lemming Having to […]

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Feline Infallibility

Not quite the faithful companion for you are a free spirit, independent With your connection to yourself you explore the higher transcendent πŸŒ‘ You have patience to eagerly wait for you only act when the time is right You see that cunning and subtlety will overcome power and might πŸŒ‘ With your exploration and curiosity […]

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Free

You are in there somewhere Where you and your herd roam Within the imposing deep dark forest is your concealed and safe home πŸŒ‘ You are our neighbour we rarely see Just knowing you are there wild and free Fills our heart with joy and glee

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My Nocturnal Friend

My nocturnal friend How you see what is invisible to me How you hear what is silent to me  My guide through the dark  To sidestep the pitfalls that lie in my path  πŸŒ‘ My nocturnal friend  How you see the truth that is hidden from me  How you know that which is unknown to […]

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Geri and Freki

The great wolves Geri and Freki feast in honour in his dining hall whilst he drinks wine watching the brave fallen brawl πŸŒ‘ His loyal companions sit at his throne whilst one sleeps, the other is awake eagerly watching and guarding their duty to him they will never forsake

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Phases

We praise you πŸŒ‘ All your glorious phases Waning, waxing Crescent, gibbous Full, new Bring awe and wonder πŸŒ‘ You go by many names Selene Khonsu Luna Chandra Amongst a few πŸŒ‘ When life feels troubled To gaze at you and your brothers and sisters the constellations Brings peace and hope πŸŒ‘ You are a […]

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The Little Rabbit

The little rabbit tried to be cheerful rather than living his life being fearful πŸŒ‘ He felt different not like his kin Hopping back and forth with a broad grin πŸŒ‘ With wide eyes he saw wonder rather than grey clouds and thunder πŸŒ‘ The little rabbit shone like the sun Whilst he ran around […]

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Eyes

As I shut my eyes Your radiant visage is at the corner of my vision  Your presence warms my soul Your hand guides my journey  Your wisdom allows me to see the truth  Your courage fortifies my own  πŸŒ‘ I long to shut my eyes againΒ  So I can be in your company once more

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Some Dabs of Paint

Starting with a pebble washed and cleaned A relaxing time waster whilst happily quarantined πŸŒ‘ With a little time some dabs of paint the little pebble transforms into something quaint πŸŒ‘ The journey begins it is hidden with guile Hopefully it may be found and create a smile

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Fragments

Cloudless night  Why are there no stars I look for you but you are not there πŸŒ‘ Faithful moonΒ  You are there Basking us in your dim light πŸŒ‘ You remind usΒ  The universe is endless  Time is eternal  πŸŒ‘ We are butΒ  the smallest fragments of the whole

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Time and Space

With your infinite grace and beauty you teach that love can endure through time and space For it is magical and pure πŸŒ‘ You guide us to understand the depth of our soul the beauty that we are how to make ourselves whole πŸŒ‘ You are companion to many A glorious light to seek For […]

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A Little Crazy

I’m a blur of pointless movement I’ve never been called lazy I fidget and twitch I’m pretty sure I’m a little crazy πŸŒ‘ My mind is a blender my thoughts become mush I try to find order whilst muttering please shush πŸŒ‘ I’m pretty sure I’m a little crazy but I like who I am […]

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The Nomad

The dusty trail the Nomad walks Beyond voluptuous valleys Across fields of sun burnt pastures  The chaotic world left behind  πŸŒ‘ With no one in sight  He walks without sound or murmur  In quiet contemplation of that he has left  And of the future unknown  πŸŒ‘ With each step of his worn boots The weight […]

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Our Ancestor

We are the children of the Moon For she is our other-worldly Mother If we revere her as our ancestor her cosmic power we can discover πŸŒ‘ She wraps her aura around us we are covered in her cloak Wrapped tightly within her warmth her power and wisdom we can invoke πŸŒ‘ For she is […]

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The Hero of Gaul

With strength of will and Getafix’s dodgy brew they stick together like messy super glue πŸŒ‘ The scourge of the Romans smashing their way β€œThese Romans are crazy!” Obelix will heartily say πŸŒ‘ The hero of Gaul Asterix of legend and lore His fun and adventures will never ever ever bore

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Elizabethan Man

Travelling troubadour a maestro with a Lute Elizabethan Man handsome and astute πŸŒ‘ Highly ambitious a favourite at Court To far too many he acted as Consort πŸŒ‘ Politicking was his game he didn’t have long to wait to earn a reputation receive his unhappy fate

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The Wizard

The Wizard dancing in a field amongst the lavender drawing its power to be healed πŸŒ‘ The bored Cat looking on wishing that the farce be over and done πŸŒ‘ The wise Owl hooting a chuckle All this because the Wizard grazed his knuckle

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Shelter

The Owl plummets her strength is lost The gale has done it’s worst πŸŒ‘ Fighting the storm has taken its toll Exhausted shelter is sought πŸŒ‘ With shelter the passing of the storm She takes flight soaring once more

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Resplendent in Red and Gold

When you roll without your suit you are suave far from a brute πŸŒ‘ When you roll with your suit you are chasing fast in pursuit πŸŒ‘ Resplendent in red and gold you are arrogant overly bold πŸŒ‘ The man in iron is who you are A man whose limit exceeds any star

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Deceptive Man

Deceptive Man lied to himself most his life he dared not admit what caused him strife πŸŒ‘ Years went by with his head in the sand each that passed never went as planned πŸŒ‘ He blamed himself for all that went wrong For just peace he wished all along πŸŒ‘ The day came when his […]

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Dave

Dave the Fox skulks and creeps over fence rubbish bins Dave clumsily leaps πŸŒ‘ Nervous and wary Dave scurries around He is an old boy now grey showing over his dusty brown πŸŒ‘ All this rushing is far too much Dave decides it is time to feel sleep’s loving touch

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Fables

A creature of the night myth, fantasy, lore The subject of many a verse composed by the wandering troubadour πŸŒ‘ Spoken in whispers in fear that the stories are true No one wants to draw attention to be the head of the queue πŸŒ‘ Whether we believe fables is a choice for all As a […]

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The Dispatch Rider

Tearing down the lane hedges blurring past Head tucked down going so so fast πŸŒ‘ Each minute counts no time to waste Care urgently replaced by frantic haste πŸŒ‘ A message to deliver the dispatch rider on his way Lives depend on that he carries in his attachΓ©

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The Great Pyramid

For she saw the Great Pyramid fall to Earth from the Stars it came a traveller from the unknown πŸŒ‘ For she felt the Earth shake the tsunami of sand dancing her sight lost πŸŒ‘ For she heard the roar of the Earth the sky cracking her body numb πŸŒ‘ For she knew her ancestors […]

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A Nice Cup of Char

Poor impertinent Nutkin lost the end of his tail For he kept singing riddles without fail πŸŒ‘ In the end little Nutkin pushed Old Brown too far He nearly ended up as dinner with a nice cup of char πŸŒ‘ From Old Brown Nutkin managed to escape to avoid a rather nasty and sticky fate […]

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The Market

As the Sun beats down aroma permeates the senses Bustling noise of chatter surrounds the ears πŸŒ‘ The market is alive A microcosm of society a busy hive of activity A wonder of treasures πŸŒ‘ Each little market stall a kaleidoscope of colours a feast for the eyes others a celebration of taste πŸŒ‘ The […]

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WTF?!

WTF is what I say it’s my main adage for most of the day πŸŒ‘ Watching the news WTF I mutter hearing the latest makes me splutter πŸŒ‘ With the latest work crisis WTF appears the ludicrousness of it brings laughter or tears πŸŒ‘ A silent WTF comes with my family rowing I hide whilst […]

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The Sum

Sparkling eyes unclouded by hate Radiant mouth closed to spite Pure thoughts are consecrate πŸŒ‘ Is this the ideal being When I look in the mirror that is not whom I’m seeing πŸŒ‘ Faults, contradictions and flaws permeate my heart and soul Nevertheless I’m more than the sum of the whole

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Poop Poop!

Poop poop! Mr Toad dashes like a hare Across rivers, over hills on his way to the country fair πŸŒ‘ Poop poop! Weasels flying this way and that as Mr Toad’s automobile hits for six like a willow cricket bat πŸŒ‘ Poop poop! Oh dear the mess left behind unnoticed by the excited Mr Toad […]

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Seven Years

Abchanchu sneers through the blackness nature retreats from his sight For he is the dark the night the not living πŸŒ‘ With each solemn step grass dies underfoot murkiness left behind no life just the absence of all πŸŒ‘ Even the moon hides so not to be observed The apparition consumes all that catches his […]

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Silver White

Silver white in the haze Magical and mystical  it is impossible not to gaze With the bright sun reflecting  your majestic horn appears ablaze πŸŒ‘ With a heart so pure  even evil is afraid You help to reassure  there is good when we feel unsure πŸŒ‘ As the gusty wind blew  I’m sure  I saw […]

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