Tag Archives: mindfulness

Stirring Poison into Medicine

Stirring Poison into Medicine From the ashes of grief And tragedy, I have grown, Grown brighter, And bolder, Beneath a black veil, Spring rays, Winter rains, Feed a different seed, I’ve never seen this colour, The flower, But I recognise … Continue reading

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A few reflective cinquains

A few cinquains about modern life. They’re not my usual style, but I thought I might try something a bit different and they’re pretty short and sweet, so perfect for reflecting on life and observations whilst on the move. Panic … Continue reading

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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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Sunshine Through My Window

The days are getting a little brighter here and life is stirring and beginning to buzz all around. Out of darkness eventually comes light and out of poison medicine can often be found. I’m trying my hardest to create the light on … 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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