On His Blindness

When I consider how my light is spent E're half my days, in this dark world and wide, And that one Talent which is death to hide, Lodg'd with me useless, though my Soul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, least he returning chide, Doth God exact day-labour, light … Continue reading On His Blindness

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A Blessing

From out of darkness Mother, we call thee! In stormy winds, reveal thy destiny Amid the holy fire and cleansing flame Release a crying soul and set it free. With pow’rs of seas we pray our ways reclaim For we are children of the cauldron wame O Mother of the silent Earth, hear our call, … Continue reading A Blessing

Elemental Sonnet

Meter: Decasyllabic or pentameter Structure: Quatrain, sestet and quatrain Rhyme Scheme: abab ccddcc fgfg Example: Song of Nature by Jez Farmer The song of nature’s birth is all around, Through all of time its music calls to us, It’s sung in the stars and the earthly ground A song of love that none can e’er … Continue reading Elemental Sonnet

A Blessed Birth

The time of darkness touched by Winter’s snow Beneath our feet the frozen Earth awaits The Sun’s rebirth upon the solstice night, In ice and snow she’s warmed by mystic fates, And as before the Winter’s Queen draws near, A cloak of white across her shoulders bare, Her body arched in labours living throes, The … Continue reading A Blessed Birth

Only Love

Browsing through the memories of kisses shared as spirits unite you and I embraced as one thought that first shy meeting of lips keeping a promise was that you daring me? It matters not as it wrapped the binds around two souls wandering alone tying the knot that only gets tighter drawing us closer with … Continue reading Only Love

Well, Did You?

Did you hear me cry out in the night? As you loved me did you hear me cry out? Did you feel me kiss you in your sleep? After you turned out the light did you feel my kiss? Or was it a dream after we fought so hard to be the one in the … Continue reading Well, Did You?

Beyond Repair

All they can see is the fake smile As tears just flow on deep inside The hidden pain of feeling vile Old secrets words never confide Unseen, the tears are real and mine The tattered remnants of sweet love I tell you again ‘I am fine’ I dare not speak the truth thereof The love … Continue reading Beyond Repair

Strawberry Bubbles

An orb of fruity foam lingers in the air a glistening rainbow mirror the silent witness in the steamy arena of sweet indulgence amid flickering candlelight where patient eyes watch in tormenting glances above denim clad thighs perched at the edge and one finger rests on coarse whiskers barely disguising the mischievous grin that whispers … Continue reading Strawberry Bubbles

Lovesong

The rhythm set by a DJ and a bass guitar echoes the time as fingers dance across a laptop keys a brief respite as the music ends and a traffic alert bemoans delays on the M4 again adverts selling things nobody needs and then his voice sings the words I wish I could write and … Continue reading Lovesong