Month: April 2013

Gilded Cage

This gilded cage That holds my life My hopes and dreams My fears, my goals, my end. I look outside But strain to stay Within the bars So beautiful. Each step is forged By money, work and fame I cannot see another way I…

Earth

The NaPoWriMo prompt for the 22nd April was to write a poem for Earth Day. Earth: our planet, our home and our responsibility. At this time of year, I feel closer to the Earth as the colourless pages are filled in green and gold, and…

¡Hola!

¡Hola! shouts my boy His face ablaze with joy This number 21 Of how to greet his mum So proud he picks things up So fast he fills his cup And laughing spills it out A dance; a cry; a shout. Hi he grins…

Pepper

Feeling up and down Tired but determined Skint but ambitious Loving time hand in hand With tiny happiness Slowly through the world Dappled like the sunshine Peppering the pavement Seasoning our steps Hot and tasty on the earth. The supermarket calls But for now…

I’m Eeyore

The NaPoWriMo challenge for the 14th April was to write in another persona. I had some help choosing from Paul, Dominic, Geoff and a few others but the suggestion that gripped me most was Pippa’s: Eeyore. Of course A. A. Milne already achieved the…

The Pond- for my sister on her birthday.

A day very much like Any other bright And carefree spring day The wind high Likewise the sun Deosil across the cloud streaked sky. We picked the safest path Through rain soaked grass To seek even more water (What is wrong with us!) The…

Oftimes Music is the Rain

Oftimes music is the rain Falling rhythm on the pane Rolling drum like in my ear Softly soothing then I hear A pause A change The rhythm breaks Has it… Could it be… A snatch of sun beam One, two, three; The cloud flows…