Tag Archives: reflection

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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He Doesn’t Smile

I’ve been gone for a few months, but I’m back! I watched a documentary last week about the Syrian refugee crisis and it made me reflect on some of the news coverage I’ve seen about war and conflict around the … 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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New Year, Old Challenges

Trying to rekindle an abandoned fire They tell me to write about a colour, Make it red, Express your feelings, Fill in the blanks, Create, That is the task, To use colour to create, But we’re not painting, Not sweeping … Continue reading

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Whilst I was Painting

Whilst I was painting I let my thoughts flow freely, Didn’t pause to stop them, Didn’t interject with unkindness, I let them drift across the canvas, And bring to light the colours of my mind. I sat at night, A … Continue reading

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