Monthly Archives: March 2014

Love and hate

How can love walk hand in hand with bitter hate when each is so opposed and driven to be different, to reach beyond the purpose that the other would have, disappearing into worlds each would prevent?   And yet it … Continue reading

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Getting beyond blame

It is human instinct and possibly need to blame someone or something for our pain and suffering. Families very often have one individual who will play ‘coat-hanger’ for all the robes of grief, loss, hurt and agony that others do … Continue reading

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LOVE AND HATE

How can love walk hand in hand with bitter hate when each is so opposed and driven to be different, to reach beyond the purpose that the other would have, disappearing into worlds each would prevent? And yet it does, … Continue reading

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Your life, your choice

What matters in life is not what others do but what you do. To varying degrees we have the free will to decide who and what we will be. If others act unkindly, cruelly or without compassion, courtesy and consideration … Continue reading

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Blues

Blues crept shyly into heart and mind to shadow skin, revealing yet invisible that sorrow had now claimed, a place to hide in every cell and shivering, dancing hair; so was the mood encompassed and the moment blamed. Eyes widened … Continue reading

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Considering culture

This post came into being as the result of questions asked about impressions of culture on a poetry website, dverse. Having lived around the world for many years and having lived in and travelled in and been exposed to many … Continue reading

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Sanctuary

Knowing soul found sanctuary behind the carapace, where spirit could then spiral and mind be vapour made, that honeysuckle sweetness like rain eternal drums, and in the year becoming, the eggshells crack as one. Roots of hope are searching deep … Continue reading

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What cuts the ties that bind?

There have been a couple of articles recently written by Australian journalist, Kate Legge, on the modern phenomenon of adult children rejecting their parents in ways which would horrify past generations and  more traditional societies in the world today. Apparently … Continue reading

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Image

I hold the image cast through countless seeded years of your familiar self; flesh writ in solid, sensing bone, as heart then speaks through instrument of mind and wails like weeping sirens, in ancient, grieving tone.   Ephemeral the vision … Continue reading

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Storm

Grey clouds gather, rippled, fringed across the hem of sky, ruched in certain order, stitched in darkening threads, so they burst ephemeral, crouched against light’s death; billowed, skirting, ruffled, searching for a place to die.

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