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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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 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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All Might Thought Worm

All Might declares β€œI am here” the Manga hero who shows no fear πŸŒ‘ One For All is his to command it is a power no villain can withstand πŸŒ‘ The story starts after All Might has his fame It is his successor we follow Izuku Midoriya is his name πŸŒ‘ This poem is very […]

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Roam

Adorable cutes of the Indian Ocean Their cuddly faces cause a delightful emotion πŸŒ‘ Madagascar is their home We need save their habitat so they can continue to roam πŸŒ‘ Humankind in it’s β€œwisdom” Destroys the rain forests to expand its kingdom πŸŒ‘ As King Julien would say β€œThey are aliens! Savage aliens from the […]

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The Snare

To have your strength of heart For we crave the glorious smell of freedom To force our chains to expel πŸŒ‘ To have your keen sight For we desire to be shrewdly aware of mischief To sidestep humanity’s snare πŸŒ‘ With your spirit we are united You protect us from being unsighted

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Serene

Your serene effortless glide teases us with a mere glimmer Our eyes are strained as we try to capture your beauty πŸŒ‘ Partially visible though you are our heart can sense the miracle of your peace and harmony πŸŒ‘ With each glimpse of you our soul leaps with playfulness and joy πŸŒ‘ Just knowing you […]

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The Dreamy Racoon

We visualise you in our curious dreams You give us warning of other’s damaging schemes πŸŒ‘ You teach us how to adapt see the whole so we don’t get trapped πŸŒ‘ With you at our side no problem is too great No stone is left unturned to avoid the checkmate πŸŒ‘ You show us caution […]

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Our Family

The Moon our mother, the Earth our father nature our brother and sister We are one for we need each other πŸŒ‘ The Universe our home, our light On your broad wings we soar in wondrous flight πŸŒ‘ We are one and part of all Together we make a difference No action we take is […]

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The Shape from the Mountain

From the snow capped mountain clambers a mysterious form Each huge step taken a fight against the snowstorm πŸŒ‘ The advancing image is impossible for me to portray It’s an imagining from dreams or possibly the doomsday πŸŒ‘ Footprints in the snow beyond earthly reality Their host can only be arcane beastly πŸŒ‘ Rarely seen, […]

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Mischief Maker of Yggdrasil

Spreading gossip you run up and down the Tree causing mischief with considerable glee πŸŒ‘ You are Ratatoskr Yggdrasil is your domain Drill-tooth or Bore-tooth is your common name πŸŒ‘ Between Eagle and Serpent from top to bottom messages are passed twisted but never forgotten πŸŒ‘ The mischievous squirrel from Norse lore trying to stir […]

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Our Lady of the Copse

The willowy willow is her shield The chanting birds are her eyes She is the lady of the copse Mother to the wise πŸŒ‘ She is hidden but in sight for those who dare to peer into the light πŸŒ‘ Her appearance reflects what you desire but be warned for the impure it may be […]

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The Horde

From the Sky our Hero falls sword in hand preparing to face the menacing marauding band πŸŒ‘ The Earth shakes under foot as he lands Slowly he rises and with his full height he stands πŸŒ‘ Shadows hide from the uncompromising stare Creatures look to the sky wishing for salvation in prayer πŸŒ‘ There he […]

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The Archeologist

With sweat on his brow the archeologist digs slowly methodically moving buried twigs πŸŒ‘ He mops his neck as the Sun beats down His face tired wearing a frown πŸŒ‘ Deeper still delicately moving soil his touches something which he tries not to spoil πŸŒ‘ Slowly carefully he uncovers his find in his soul he […]

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The Balm of Life

The morn gazing through the window not a soul to be seen the trees gently swaying the sky ghostly grey πŸŒ‘ The Cat next to me curled up quietly snoring dreaming of the hunt I suspect πŸŒ‘ The morn a time of peace quiet contemplation The soul refreshing Balm of Life

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The Rattle

Why oh why is life a bloody struggle Too many balls impossible to juggle πŸŒ‘ I think it’s time to throw the rattle rather than have the ongoing battle πŸŒ‘ The problem is found I’ve a rattle and ball I need to choose which to throw at the wall

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The Voice

The iron door slams shut a mechanical lock booms Nothing can be seen all that can be sensed is stench and fumes πŸŒ‘ Feeling around in the dark vainly searching for something For all the sweat and exertion the long awaited prize a fist full of nothing πŸŒ‘ Why step in the room? It was […]

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Lockdown

My ever so comforting Friend purchased on a whim of breeze as the mountain of chaos peeked πŸŒ‘ For so many hours locked away looking at that screen you were there πŸŒ‘ Your face ever so sad but reflective of the times πŸŒ‘ Lockdown is your name

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The Amulet

Lost, it is sought a treasure of lore The golden amulet of the White Centaur πŸŒ‘ An unknown artisan crafted the prize It is said it was made for the wisest of the wise πŸŒ‘ The fables say it has magical powers For it can alter time turn days into hours πŸŒ‘ Where it is […]

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Plane of Dreams

With a yawn darkness closes in on me The world of consciousness is left I visit the plane of dreams πŸŒ‘ On my travels I see much I hear much πŸŒ‘ Whether I take heed of the wisdom conveyed another matter But messages there are πŸŒ‘ For the plane of dreams tells us much we […]

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The Librarian

The Librarian shuffles πŸŒ‘ His long rough beard white as snow His unkempt hair white speckled grey His robe once white now a tired brown πŸŒ‘ The Librarian watches πŸŒ‘ Eager prying blue eyes observe Keen sharp ears listen Old gnarled hands clasp a jewelled topped staff πŸŒ‘ The Librarian’s presence is felt πŸŒ‘ Why […]

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The Weary Knight

Weary the old grey knight hangs up his sword his shield in the shape of a kite πŸŒ‘ Days of conflict past As he looks back on life he is downcast πŸŒ‘ War is all he has known killing blood bone πŸŒ‘ Reflecting on what he has been he sees his life existence all as […]

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Reach

We know you are there Keeping our soul true Hidden but seen For we can feel you πŸŒ‘ Quietly and subtlety You guide our journey And give us assistance when all is stormy πŸŒ‘ Who you are is only known to each For you are there if we reach

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β€œOh”

This is a follow on ramble from a comments conversation I had with Shreya yesterday. I’ve just had another β€œoh” moment. I’m sure everyone has experienced them when you mention to someone that you are not feeling good or have an issue and all they can say is β€œoh” You know the β€œoh” really means […]

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Riddle

Missing There is something missing πŸŒ‘ Some are happy to just exist For others they know they are more πŸŒ‘ What though Is the question And the answer is unknown πŸŒ‘ They know they are not meant to be what they are πŸŒ‘ But don’t know what they are meant to be πŸŒ‘ It’s a […]

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The Brambles

Once again the long winding path reaches a dead end Brambles and thorns block the way πŸŒ‘ The lush green fields so inviting can be seen But not reached πŸŒ‘ Another path needs to be found

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Ecosystem

The forest comes crashing down the earth trembles This is what our mind at its worst resembles πŸŒ‘ The flowers are in bloom the sky is blue This is our mind when the light shines though πŸŒ‘ When our mind suffers an ecosystem shift we all need understanding and a loving lift

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The Rickety Fence

Like an old rickety fence I am In a gentle wind I move  Swaying this way and that  πŸŒ‘ In blustery gusts I sway further, creaking  But upright I stay πŸŒ‘ How I fear the stormΒ  My old timbers may not hold A lifetime of battering has done its worse  πŸŒ‘ But if the storm […]

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Support

Did I conceal Once yes, but not now It was my hidden secret For too long, far too long πŸŒ‘ My illness hidden from my family, friends nearly took my life πŸŒ‘ Many mistakes I made Firstly not accepting, recognising That I needed help πŸŒ‘ Then I craved support but never asked πŸŒ‘ My mistakes […]

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Renaissance

Renaissance from darkness to light Humanism and Greek philosophy was the spark that made you shine so bright πŸŒ‘ You brought Science, architecture and art Leonardo de Vinci, Michelangelo Florence was the birthplace of your magnificent heart πŸŒ‘ We still owe a debt of gratitude for the wonders you gave From dark to light fortune […]

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The Jester

Keeping up appearances is what we do Whilst on the inside our mood is completely blue πŸŒ‘ We smile and chat as if all is fine The reality is not so benign πŸŒ‘ We are the jester all happy and content but in our mind we are suffering anguish and torment πŸŒ‘ We all need […]

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The Threadbare Backpack

The threadbare backpack Straps hanging loose Too much weight it has carried For far too long πŸŒ‘ The urge to please An intolerable load The urge to care A heavy burden πŸŒ‘ There is still some life in the old backpack yet More journeys to travel More encumbrance to bear

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Mental Health

Are you ok is what people ask Whilst you hide your true feelings behind your face mask πŸŒ‘ You don’t want to be a burden or seen as weak So yes you answer even though all you want to do is weep πŸŒ‘ We all shouldn’t have to feel this way But have the confidence […]

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The Lion

Where did all go wrong? Disagreements a pastime  Antagonism a belief  Apathy a life choice  πŸŒ‘ Extremism on the rise  Tensions increasing  The world slowly dying  Metaphorical fires aplenty  πŸŒ‘ The quiet majority Decent, honest, caring  Voiceless  Trying to be heard over the bedlam πŸŒ‘ Their roar needs to be heard  Their heart needs to […]

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Compass

Which way? North, South, East, West  πŸŒ‘ It’s difficult to locate the path Which will give me contentment and rest πŸŒ‘ Meandering from here to there, lost in the menagerie Hoping my compass is true and will guide me to my destiny πŸŒ‘ My honest companion, navigate my travels to the end The journey will […]

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Unnoticed

Feelings I have Thoughts in abundance In person I seem aloof Distant Preoccupied πŸŒ‘ I don’t speak unless I feel something is worthy I am overlooked Not seen πŸŒ‘ I prefer it that way πŸŒ‘ I am the person you never notice

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The King

A Briton King of old his name long lost in time Songs were sung in his honour generations after he died πŸŒ‘ The King lived and ruled in Cumbria as now known He was a generous and fair Lord of the Hill Throne πŸŒ‘ A warrior of renown fearless and strong with his oak shield […]

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Shush

A busy day to be had first things first some lush green grass for I have a terrible thirst πŸŒ‘ Second things second some grass lush and green My style is more of a mower than a sensitive gentle preen πŸŒ‘ Third things third some grass green and lush followed by a lovely long nap […]

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The Pact

As the Spirit draws near uncertainty permeates the mind An avalanche of doubts maybe this pact should have been declined πŸŒ‘ Too late to have regrets that time has parted A choice has been made one that is definitely not for the faint hearted

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The Little Raft

The rickety raft ricochets over rapids untamed The furious force seeks to have all reclaimed πŸŒ‘ The little raft bravely battles the swell An uneven match Goliath vs the eggshell πŸŒ‘ The relentless fury roars and screams Whilst our indomitable friend pursues its dreams

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