Monthly Archives: February 2011

Silenced

Soul-tongue of culture Gifted to all, sung-tale of folk Bound through work-song Inspired by myth-song Grounded by faith-song Voice-loom weaves dreams into tangible threads   True-voice of spirit Vibrant, uncensored, unbound Hope, sorrow, joy, solemnity Manifest, caught and answered Celebrated … Continue reading

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Mask

Fearful and false-feathered Cherished self-shield glittering Brittle-bright and insubstantial Beacon of false prophets   Defence of lacquered deceit Fragmented face to faceted life Muted reflection of true gem Dulled by false dealing   Caged by clamouring carnival Timorous heart and … Continue reading

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Echoes of a moment

A sphere defined and smoothly spinning Contented dreams contained therein ‘Til sudden soul-struck piercing Threw once-sure axis wandering   A moment’s glance, a fleeting smile More weight now than shadowed dreams Clear paths once by reason led Remapped by heart … Continue reading

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The piper

Pay the piper, the tune is set Of harsh discordant harmony And yet, perhaps to follow, child-like Would draw more authentic song   Faintly echoing, true-voiced, Unsnared by logic’s webs Nor tainted by complexities Loyal line lost in daily counterpoint.

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Larksong

Soaring streams in spring air Shimmer unseen Vibrant elation Unfettered song Of urgent hopes Boundless energy Frames still quiet calm Tranquil paradox

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