Diamond

Image credit: Hannah Goff  © , a talented Folkestone artist, currently with an exhibition at The Lime Bar, Folkestone. Etsy Shop here.    If I could paint I’d paint a diamond And on it’s many facets Depict my character traits And my assets I’m not a painter though   My brush work Is a bit less […]

Tumble Stones

The joy of pebbles in streams down beaches. You know tumble stones Are often the more beautiful of gems More perfect More precious They don’t start that way though Buried in the earth They have such potential But questionable worth It takes time Tumbling through times stream To get that perfection That gleam A good […]

Short Bits

A few short poems that might become bigger things, or maybe four lines is their lot. This mind This lense That drives you Around the bend I ask you a question Why are you here? Your answer is your own The life you lead is yours As hard as you try You’ll never be a […]

Rest

Rest is needed Rest is a gift Rest restores But this world is restless It’s cities run all hours The news continuously propose This world’s woes It even seems fashionable To be constantly on one’s toes But rest is the way to appreciate We are truly blessed Reflecting and looking back Letting it all sink […]

I, I, I

I am the flap of the pigeon wing I am the drop of rain The sounds filling the air And the ears to hear I am a moment A collection of circumstances I am all around and within As existence sings I am I not a subjective I am an objective Another surface reflected I […]

Cracking The Shell

Big things in small packages The mantra of the nut The future tree Big leafy bouroughs Atop a big trunk that skyward shoots With wide deep roots But stuck in that nut All these dreams Became corrupt Just a crack in the shell Is all the nut needs To break this trapping spell A chance […]

Self acceptance

Originally posted on Happy days of life:
The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself. -Mark Twain My self acceptance was when I was 14. It came a hard way. That time my though was if u can’t love yourself why would anyone love you. Which forced me to love myself the way…

Selfless To A Fault

Selfless to a fault.  One thing is true, too be eternally selfless may lead to a fault. Helping others requires that we help ourselves. To give, there must be something to give.  But to forever give and never replenish, and eventually there is nothing left to give.  At the point where there is nothing left […]

This Crafty Old Mind

This crafty old mind It makes mountains Out of every mole hill it finds In that chaotic haze of thoughts Reality becomes buried I go blind And all the time my inner peace Is driven off Replaced with angry wild geese But this crafty old mind It ain’t so crafty I take a long look […]