Poetry Books

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Cyprus Symphony

January 20, 2013

Dish of Shame

You once flew with joy Skimming trees and fern. With your brothers you were free to fly In God’s blue skies, you so enjoyed The freedom […]
January 20, 2013

Warning

I am un-nerved by this eerie breeze sweeping down from the Troodos range, Rustling the trees and leaves sinisterly strange. Does the wind carry bad omens […]
February 5, 2013

Security of State

Has security of state sapped our souls, When once our hearts were true and bold Our strong British spirit the envy of all, We were British […]
January 20, 2013

The Scrounger

Uninvited, the scrounger strolls up for lunch dinner or tea And simpering enquires if he may join the party. Sunny smiles fade, disappointment reigns High spirits […]
January 20, 2013

Starvation

Squatting listlessly in the dust in Africa’s searing sunshine, with no murmur, The half alive starving aged young Mother Wearily brushes persistent flies from the face […]
February 4, 2013

Michael

My lover lies in deep slumbering bliss, His sweet breath reaching to the heavens to kiss. All is quiet, save the beating of my heart, Beating […]
January 20, 2013

Diamond Jubilee

On Sunday, the third of June two thousand and twelve We see a magnificent floating flotilla; A thousand vessels on London’s river Snaking through the centre […]
February 5, 2013

I Am Sorry

‘I am sorry’, just three simple words of magic; Pouring soothing balm on wounds sometimes tragic. Helping heal pain in the mind of memories vivid; This […]
February 4, 2013

The Mediterranean Sea

With no fanfare or warning at all, On this evening of dreams, Mother nature modestly displays, Her silk chiffon shawl of the sea. Streaks of soft […]
February 4, 2013

Childhood

Scorn and ridicule our diet of everyday. Shouting and bellowing, feeding our fears for today. Unsure, insecure, unloved and unsafe, that’s how we lived every day. […]
January 20, 2013

Depression

Her brow is furrowed, with deep lines of worry Anxiety has etched them making her ugly. In photos of yore we see her face, dark grave […]
January 20, 2013

The Last Embrace

Your loving arms embraced me so sweetly I thought you sincere, Your sentiments of true love were proclaimed together with tears. We promised each other loving […]