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

Harmony

The tinkling notes of birdsong Come wavering down the aisles Spreading midst the columns, Joined by weaving vines   Eternally strong, the stone rises Starkly against those gentle Faltering tones that flicker, Tentative in their serenade   Manmade and natural beauty Just for this moment standing Side by side in perfect harmony, A whispered glimpseContinue reading “Harmony”

Goddess

I hear, before I see her With her voice like molten gold Weaving through the trees it fills The spaces between with glory   And I feel, tug on my heart A firm pull, but not ungentle Sure and true, like wisdom’s whisper Guidance from a future that I dream   Then I glimpse, midstContinue reading “Goddess”

Blood Leaves

Image: Road to Liguria, Italy – Herman Rhoids The dark forest stretched ahead. Trees wrestled with each other in their search for the sun, yearning to be gilded by light. But their growth is warped, bodies twisted, locked together in a vicious embrace. She thrust apart the branches, struggled between sentient trunks. Twigs recoiled, and thornsContinue reading “Blood Leaves”