Secret Garden

Let your eyes indulge, feasting On a thousand flowers blooming; In Nature’s secret garden Array of colour, blissful delight Bathing you in delicate light; The glory of hidden treasure The birds call and a breeze plays Sweeping you into the mystery haze; Of Life’s impressionist painting

The Universe within

Come searching for that place Where there’s stillness in the chaos Yet momentum Even on those doldrums days – When nothing moves And what you thought was peace Morphs into Gloomy brooding   Once there, you’ll quieten the heart Racing in trepidation; But still invigorate the mind When trapped by its exertion   And finally,Continue reading “The Universe within”

Elements

Leaves, Blown by the wind Chasing each other Fearless and bold   Sun, Still burning bright Yet it won’t be long Till night takes hold   Earth, Give me your strength To face darkness with Courage and might   For I wish to be As free as the wind As pure as the rain HeartContinue reading “Elements”

Walk with me

The road is never straight when It runs beside a river Curving with the wild waters That know not man’s boundaries   Amble with me on this trail And I’ll teach you what I’ve learnt What lies beyond the harsh lines Assumptions too often made   As we walk the sun will sink But fearContinue reading “Walk with me”

Rose Garden

The seasons, here you watch them come and go, like lovers that change every time the spark of unnamed delight, turns and drifts over to another soul   Just as you’ve smelt the roses, their summer blooms start fading; leaving but a thorny note of regret, as petals fall, hope and belief dissolving   NowContinue reading “Rose Garden”

Lessons

Those sentient stones, guarding the gates to another world Solemn sentries, reminding of a dark, unstable past   I look to them in wonder of what it is they’ve lived through And in their mighty story they can offer us a clue   From those fading, misty years when the earth coughed raging fire AndContinue reading “Lessons”

After the rain

The sky’s grey fury has been spent From cascading tears, to gently Whispering a final tribute On a moist breeze haunting the fields The trees, they bow beneath the wind In a hesitant symphony; Shaking the water from their leaves They glisten and cease their mourning Soft rays of sun reach out to pierce ThroughContinue reading “After the rain”

The Dawning Night

The sun, she stoops to kiss the sea Reluctant touch, as fatefully Her colour bleeds away from sight Cedes to murky realms of twilight But until then she glows fiercely Defiant of her destiny Rebelling against her night foes Though caught in death’s spasmodic throes Up above an erupting sky Signals to all a warningContinue reading “The Dawning Night”

Earth spirit

I remember when the earth was born When she was young and healthy and free The forests were lush, the rivers flowed With the passionate force of the wild   I remember I’d dance in the woods Wearing nothing but a cape of leaves Across the soil I’d stride barefoot, to Bathe in water thatContinue reading “Earth spirit”

Serenity

Take me far from civilisation Where, in the mellowing twilight haze, The sea meets the sky, a whispered touch Like the luring kiss of temptation; And to infinity your eyes gaze Singing to serenity’s calling There’s no need for a destination When you’re content, to wander life’s maze Caught in the beauty of the moment