Poetry

Little Green Caterpillar

Little green caterpillar as we watch you grow you bring a smile and make our heart glow πŸŒ‘ Once you’ve had your fill and gobbled enough you rest protected in a skin so so tough πŸŒ‘ Now the magic begins a wondrous change how is a mystery and beautifully strange πŸŒ‘ After a few long […]

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Meander of Magic

The Coast Path a journey of joy a wander of wonder a meander of magic πŸŒ‘ Not another soul can be heard The sublime bliss of ballads of birdsong the nattering of nature touch the soul πŸŒ‘ Each crunching footstep a step closer to peace a step further away from harm As if the path […]

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The Fairy Door

As I walked into the room I’m sure I saw the door close Or did I imagine it as I stumbled around in a doze πŸŒ‘ So small it’s not noticed that little door Hidden on the skirting board close to the floor πŸŒ‘ At night when we are all asleep the door opens ajar […]

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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 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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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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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 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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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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Ratty and Mole

Ratty and Mole were rowing down the river As the sun went down they started to shiver πŸŒ‘ The glorious day had taken a turn for the worse Ratty was getting grumpy his voice was getting terse πŸŒ‘ Mole was worried he would miss his dinner without his sumptuous food he would get awfully thinner […]

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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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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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The Shadow

The eerie shadow follows in her wake her companion from dusk to daybreak πŸŒ‘ The melodic whispers touch her ears giving her wisdom to wipe away the tears πŸŒ‘ The gentle touch has a soothing feel for she knows her shadow bears her no ill

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Breathing

When anxiety bites Or the grip of depression looms I stare at the moon πŸŒ‘ Observing its surface The subtle shades The patterns caused by eon old impact craters πŸŒ‘ Mesmerised by its dim shimmering light πŸŒ‘ As I contemplate my breathing slows calm comes over me πŸŒ‘ For the moon’s beauty and radiance brings […]

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Dwelling Deep

The monster lurks dwelling deep Be wary those who carelessly sleep πŸŒ‘ Rising from the depths silently stalking its prey It’s enormous tentacles ready to smash and flay πŸŒ‘ The Kraken myth, legend or more The truth may come to unlucky souls offshore

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The Shimmering Way

Perditus Lost Once I was Lost in Nowhere πŸŒ‘ Now I’m somewhere Still lost but with a sense where I am πŸŒ‘ The sense allows a direction to be travelled With the wise owl as my guide the shimmering moon as my light πŸŒ‘ The journey is along a well worn path For many old […]

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Dragon Dreams

When the dragon approaches do we cower in fear Or gaze in marvel and shed a tear πŸŒ‘ I don’t see the dragon as being our foe but rather magic they can bestow πŸŒ‘ A lucky omen I see them to be For they are a threat to no degree πŸŒ‘ If you dream of […]

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Simple Pilgrim

Just a simple pilgrim of life I am A sojourner of dreams  A wayfarer of thoughts  πŸŒ‘ The wonder of words is my loveΒ  The magic of music is my muse  The enchantment of art is my saviour  πŸŒ‘ The unnecessity of antagonism is my adversityΒ  The constancy of conflict is my nemesis  The abundance […]

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The Hare and the Owl

The Hare and the Owl glowered Neither backing down to be seen as a coward πŸŒ‘ The Owl stretched its wings the Hare got ready to box His fighting style not quite what could be called orthodox πŸŒ‘ The Hare moved this way and that dived and weaved All the while the Owl got impatient […]

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Sanctuary

Elusive and absent We seek you Desperately sought for a moment or two πŸŒ‘ The winding path seems arduous and long to help our journey we sing and hum a song πŸŒ‘ Poppies are a sign that near you are Your sanctuary is not too far πŸŒ‘ Your embrace will bring peace and calm Hypnos […]

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Conjoin

Mesmerised Celebes observes the Owl the Owl stares πŸŒ‘ Lost in each other’s gaze for the briefest moment spirits conjoin πŸŒ‘ The wonder of the sky high the thrill of the dive permeate Celebes’ mind πŸŒ‘ In this moment the freedom of life is touched

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The Haunting Sound

Across magical valleys the haunting sound travelled skipping off rocks tickling leaves πŸŒ‘ Over magnificent mountains the haunting sound journeyed licking ice chasing snow πŸŒ‘ Across enormous oceans the haunting sound traversed taunting waves skinny dipping in the water πŸŒ‘ Always searching for its home Loving the adventure

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The Four Seasons

The four seasons our moods πŸŒ‘ Spring hope for the new dawn of light πŸŒ‘ Summer basking in the glorious light πŸŒ‘ Autumn the slow spiral downward towards darkness πŸŒ‘ Winter the feeling of the cold chill of darkness πŸŒ‘ Then a new year the cycle begins afresh πŸŒ‘ Whilst we wish for perpetual summer

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Goddess of the Harvest

Goddess of the Harvest Demeter is your name You are also known as the Goddess of the Earth by those who know your fame πŸŒ‘ Lost was your daughter Persephone, from your union with Zeus Your grief brought famine until Zeus sent Hermes to make a much needed truce πŸŒ‘ The grief of your loss […]

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The Screech of Seagulls

The waves envelope me the biting wind stings stones underfoot cause pain seagulls screech in my ears πŸŒ‘ The Sea provides warmth the Breeze refreshes the Soul the Stones remind of the wonder of the Earth the Seagulls reinforce we are one with Nature πŸŒ‘ Wholeness overwhelms

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The Moon Hare

From the Moon you’ve come Skipping over Stars zig zagging this way and that with a detour via Mars πŸŒ‘ When your cosmic form appears your brethren come out to play Then we know Spring is well and truly on its wondrous way πŸŒ‘ You bring fertility from the Cosmos to replenish the sea and […]

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The Ruin

The somber ruin draws her in moss covered stone stands silent memories hidden within experiences lost πŸŒ‘ As she walks history surrounds fleeting images of past gone imbue her mind faces come and go πŸŒ‘ As each step is taken the path of the ancients is followed footsteps are heard footprints appear πŸŒ‘ The further […]

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Otso

A furious uproar echoes like rolling thunder A storm heads closer the land shakes under πŸŒ‘ Birds seek refuge high in the sky For they can hear the storm is nearby πŸŒ‘ Mammals scatter this way and that Some do full turns like an acrobat πŸŒ‘ Trees push roots to move away In their panic […]

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Tears

As dew drips off a leaf the tears trickle down her face A gentle flowing stream becomes a waterfall of emotion πŸŒ‘ As the sun rises in the morn a smile blossoms on her face The new dawn becomes the glorious midday sun πŸŒ‘ For these were tears of joy

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The Melancholic Cavern

The raging noise rapid white water thrashing rocks cascading down The melancholic cavern roof cannot be seen πŸŒ‘ For the darkness is suffocating πŸŒ‘ There is an eerie feeling of being watched an unseen presence felt πŸŒ‘ For within the darkness two large eyes observe πŸŒ‘ The cavern dragon is here

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The Dashing Rabbit

With a skip, a jump and a hop the rabbit dashes and flies over field and under hedge Surveying with her wide eyes πŸŒ‘ The brown and white blur hightails back to her abode She doesn’t stop to pause as she scurries across the road πŸŒ‘ With a leap and a dive she plows into […]

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Bob

Bob the Caterpillar awoke on a stinging nettle he knew to survive he would need all his mettle πŸŒ‘ Bob munched and crunched until his tummy was full His cocoon was glued with silk rather than wool πŸŒ‘ After a few days sleep Bob awoke to find he was now a Butterfly bright coloured beautifully […]

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Our Mystical Friend

Little deer with you at our side we are gentle not defined by our pride πŸŒ‘ You help us be true and kind to be sensitive not blind πŸŒ‘ You give us intuition to see clearly without the fog that muddles the weary πŸŒ‘ We have your innocence to see the world as a child […]

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An Enigma

The distant crescent moon Discerned through the hazy gloom πŸŒ‘ I look with a mesmerised humble gaze and lower my head in praise πŸŒ‘ You are a majestic wonderful sight We can sense your celestial might πŸŒ‘ For you are a goddess, an enigma We can feel your love and charisma

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Doctor Mia the Fox

Doctor Mia the Fox cures, mends and heals in return for scrumptious meals πŸŒ‘ Whether you are a Hedgehog with over excited fleas or a Dog who made the mistake of disturbing a hive of bees πŸŒ‘ You know who to seek the Doctor with a bushy tail who will treat you, fix you and […]

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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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