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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The Butterfly Whisperer

With a soothing voice and gentle touch She extends her finger to use as a crutch πŸŒ‘ Her little friend feels her affection For the little girl has a magical connection πŸŒ‘ She is one with nature nature is one with her This is the way of the butterfly whisperer

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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 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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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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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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The Little Pebble

Shiny little pebble What have you seen What have you experienced πŸŒ‘ Born in the heat of a furnace Worn down by your environment Bashed and trampled on for eons πŸŒ‘ You are a wonder an inspiration For how you shine beautifully

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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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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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A Glimpse

Is it darkness I see For my eyes are tightly shut Just emptiness nothing more πŸŒ‘ Yet I sense more Dancing lights and shadows I can behold πŸŒ‘ Just a deception of the mind But could be more A glimpse into someplace unknown

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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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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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Autumn Leaves

As gusts scatter the autumn leaves the storm sweeps away our sanity In a cruel twist we watch it disperse πŸŒ‘ As the cyclone does it’s worse we build the barricades but to no avail The walls come crumbling down

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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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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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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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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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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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Kaleidoscope of Many Things

What am I? A husband father friend πŸŒ‘ I’m a kaleidoscope of many things None shine brightly The whole is a dull shimmering light With occasional flares of colour πŸŒ‘ I’m a chameleon to many I am what you want Different for each person But that is not me πŸŒ‘ I am a kaleidoscope of […]

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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 Eyes

Smothering air Spectral darkness Isolated Lost πŸŒ‘ A wrong turn taken, dead end found Decision, retrace steps or wait in the ghostly gloom πŸŒ‘ Foot steps heard a distance away but seemingly getting closer πŸŒ‘ Silence maybe misheard, mistaken just paranoia setting in Calm returns πŸŒ‘ Breathing slows heartbeat softens The panic has retreated πŸŒ‘ […]

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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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Threatened

What a wonder she is Silently following her course A goddess in white A glistening blue sapphire πŸŒ‘ She is ageless, graceful Calm yet powerful A force of nature πŸŒ‘ She glistens in the midday sun A bright star in a cloudless night A sparkling diamond in a special ring πŸŒ‘ A phenomenon an enigma […]

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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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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 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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