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”

To share a story

The time that I find myself a- slipping into the desperate clutch of madness; that is the time I know I need to write, to let out all emotion’s waves, channel them;   Chasing them all into the day, for all to read the profanity of insanity’s whispering; the other voice inside my mind, itContinue reading “To share a story”

Alive

When you love, like a rocket into space You launch a once secret piece of yourself On a thrilling ride into the unknown – And part of you clenches with choking fear For there you are, exposing your true self Opening to the world to reveal your Tender vulnerabilities, those hidden Secrets now they stirContinue reading “Alive”

Surrender

When she sang to me, her voice rode the air The sounds making love to the universe While her golden hands threaded through my hair And teasing and tempting she held me tight   When she smiled at me, my soul reached the sky Leaping and soaring on the wind’s currents To my fears andContinue reading “Surrender”

Revelation

So now you know the truth my dear, I’ve revealed all to thee; The battle fought behind closed doors – Brooding gloom of the past Now liberation sings sweetly, That there’s no more to hide; And blessed is my twitching heart – Calmed now you’re there inside   Image: Girl with a Pearl Earring, JohannesContinue reading “Revelation”

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”

Distraction

You’re most vulnerable Absent distraction Nothing to hide your Bubbling emotion   You thought the reverse That with time and space You’d at last find a Break from your mind’s race   But there is no calm No stillness and ease When really, deep down The soul is diseased   Image: Edvard Munch, The DayContinue reading “Distraction”