Poetry

Ping ping

Ping ping work message chats come and go All the time I’m juggling my hats πŸŒ‘ Bong bong work emails fly relentlessly homeward Seemingly by a multiple of Pi πŸŒ‘ Relief relief my work laptop thankfully shut It’s time put my feet up stop

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Leaning

Why can’t I be upright the leaning telephone box thinks Everyone smiles at me gives me a wink πŸŒ‘ But then again different is better At least I’m not a boring postbox just eating letters

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Balance

The balance is wrong it’s all in your favour How can that be I seem to be everyone’s saviour πŸŒ‘ A recalibration is needed to fix what is wrong There needs to be balance fairness needs to be conceded . . . Ps sorry just a personal whinge

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Sarlacc

Swallowed by the Sarlacc all thought you gone for good Lost was the badass hero from many an excited childhood πŸŒ‘ Like the Phoenix you arose or maybe stickily crawled Your new adventures will surely keep us all enthralled

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Bum Full of Pollen

My bum full of pollen zig zagging having fun Remember we’re friends there’s no need to run πŸŒ‘ Please leave me Be and excuse the pun let’s both enjoy the flowers under the warming spring Sun

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My Besty

Grit in my eyes where’s my bed There’s not enough sleep to sooth my weary head πŸŒ‘ Must be my age sleep is my favourite besty Think it’s time to have another well earned resty

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The Green Plastic Spoon

Tiffany and Sam flew to the Moon Their transport a green plastic Spoon πŸŒ‘ Jam sandwiches and juice their trusty companions plus a fluffy stuffed Moose πŸŒ‘ Their mission to find a green Buddy with pointed ears to name Muddy πŸŒ‘ All they found was piles of Cheese Nevertheless they had a joyful wheeze

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The Smugglers Moon

Lost in space the Smugglers Moon A place where idle wanderers meet their High Noon πŸŒ‘ Some to go to hide others to find Either way these Souls are not a loss to Mankind πŸŒ‘ A place to avoid unless you want trouble Be warned visitors you may find themselves buried under rubble

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Myanmar Cries

Do we see do we hear the Myanmar cries Do we sit idly by as innocents die πŸŒ‘ Listen World See Citizens of Humanity Make noise make it be known we do not accept this insanity

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Yodalorian

Yodalorian mix and match Badass bounties he will snatch πŸŒ‘ Forget Superman Batman too Yodalorian is the hero for you πŸŒ‘ Cute and fearsome all in one This is the Way for the Galaxy’s favourite feisty son

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Pixar

As you snore Pixar comes awake Flicking light from midnight to daybreak πŸŒ‘ Click click If morse code you read Observe the message and take luminescence heed πŸŒ‘ Click click Pixar says do not be a bore Make love definitely not war

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A Fluffy Pink Cat

Feet on the desk hands behind the head Eyes scrutinising the ceiling overhead πŸŒ‘ The eyes may see but the mind is away dreaming of travelling the Milky Way πŸŒ‘ Whooshing zipping this way and that Even if I choose in a natty straw hat πŸŒ‘ Indulge me a second not just a hat but […]

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Doug the Bug

There was once a Bug called Doug who only had five legs Rather than munching leaves Doug adored ham and eggs πŸŒ‘ From nooks and crannies spying with eager wide eyes Doug searched longingly for his ham and eggs prize πŸŒ‘ Be warned friend be on your guard as you sit down to eat Five […]

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To Be A Dog

To be a Dog the cutest member of your pack Liking nothing more than being ticked on the back πŸŒ‘ Guarding your manor always alert Let me out so I can crazily bark and roll in some dirt

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The Shallows

Through the shallows he walks water falling in tears from boots worn Each step, each effort takes him further from that he mourns πŸŒ‘ The shadows left long behind his past a distant dream Contentment he will find once he has travelled life’s stream

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This is the way

As a gift I can’t think of much better Star Wars and Lego all in one The child in me can come out to play whist the weather is drearily lacking sun πŸŒ‘ Sitting proudly on display I can think of only one thing to say This is the way

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Pins and Needles

Six legs bustling All the while beaming a broad joyful smile πŸŒ‘ Pins and Needles the happy Ant Frolicking on a leafy plant πŸŒ‘ Zigging zagging here and there Imagining being a fearsome bear πŸŒ‘ With teeth so large to eat a tree Then he can scare me and thee

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Scars

It’s the day to say goodbye the scars we share Forever a reminder of life gloriously laid bare πŸŒ‘ It’s the day to say see you soon friendships hard won Bonds iron forged that can never be undone . . . Ps nothing ominous in this, just a change in my life today for the […]

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Order

A pocket for random stuff random stuff for every pocket If I root around enough I can dig out a crimson rocket πŸŒ‘ Everything in its place each nook and cranny full Order is my faithful friend any oddity I can heartily pull

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Transfuse

Heart of fervour ignited consumed by passion Plowing forward love struck unsighted πŸŒ‘ Time like none nothing to lose From emptiness to joy the resultant transfuse

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Celebes

For he is Celebes lost in your imagination Frolicking and playing for your heartfelt adoration πŸŒ‘ The little bear invisible to all Except for you where magic blossoms from small

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Senses

I think we must be blind We don’t see the world as others do We see conflict, suffering  πŸŒ‘ I think we must be deaf We don’t hear the world as others do We hear cries for help, pleas  πŸŒ‘ I think we must be voiceless  Our voices are unheard  We shout but are just […]

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Swaying

The gentle movement draws me in πŸŒ‘ The slow hypnotic methodical swaying mesmerises πŸŒ‘ Just focused on the motion I feel serenity wash over me πŸŒ‘ For a moment or two Any troubles dissipate into the void

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The Mad Warlock

As the storm rages the mad Warlock sings His beast of burden beats its leathery wings πŸŒ‘ The Apocalypse has come out to play This will truly be Earth’s last sunny day πŸŒ‘ What was wrong becomes right what was right becomes wrong As the mad Warlock continues to sing his insane song

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Their Everlasting Tomb

For the thunder roars as the Valkyries assault No man, no beast can bring to a halt πŸŒ‘ For the earth shakes as the Valkyries scream The atmosphere boils with forbidding steam πŸŒ‘ Foe gracelessly fall to the Sisters of Doom All the vanquished have is their everlasting tomb

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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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