Tag Archives: inspiration

Sunlight: Waking up

  Present The apple tree whispers in the sunlight, The pigeons coo and play, The house rests quiet and motionless, Another cool summer’s day.   Hope A little sad child sat down cross-legged, And opened a shining yellow box, Sunlight … Continue reading

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Painting Loss with a Pen

Painting Loss with a Pen I’ve traded my pen for a paintbrush, Cashed in this ink for the splash of acrylic, Words have not been enough, Enough to contain the winter, The writer, Growth is change, And with change I’ve … Continue reading

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A week of change

Autumn Ambivalence Autumn sweeps us up, Like dead leaves on the pavement, We rejoice at freedom from this cold ground, We shiver and smile, Embrace the chill, On the surface, Deeper down,  We long for sunlight, For the warm nights, … Continue reading

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A world where winter lasts an eternity: Svalbard

This week’s poems were inspired by a nature documentary on the animals and landscape of Svalbard, an archipelago between Norway and the North Pole. I hope that you enjoy them! Svalbard Long winter shinning, Horizon, bleak, cold, sea birds, Enjoy … Continue reading

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Inspiration from a shell

I haven’t blogged in a while, so I thought I’d post some short cinquains marking the appearance of sunshine for more than a few days here. I hope you enjoy! Seashell Home Worn, abandoned, Blowing, waiting, dancing, Seaside childhood adventures, … Continue reading

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