Friday, July 19, 2024

POETRY

POETRY

‘Zoo’ 

Like that monkey performing on the stage ...

‘leopardess’ 

she lies along ...

‘Eye to Eye’ 

Pressed against plate glass ...

‘Pardus Pellis’ 

In the heart of the jungle where shadows intertwine ...

‘Stay Awhile’ 

He started writing poetry in jail ...

‘Terza Rima’

First searching breath of newborn life begins ...

‘Harvest’

In orchards where the morning light does play ...

‘Terza Rima for Etienne, 1983’

I stood one day in the sparse tree wood ...

‘op shop’

on the shelf a pretty plate ...

‘All Things Work Together for Good’ 

All things work together for good amid strife ...

‘Three Macaques’

Mizaru saw nothing bad ...

‘To Waterloo’

How much do you unnerve me? Let me count ...

‘those last minutes around the fire’ 

those last minutes around the fire ...

‘Evil Does Not Exist’ 

This rock from this place ...

‘San Sara Plus One’ 

In a straight jacket ...

‘Easter 2024’ 

We write it out, we edit and collate ...

‘The Tears that Fall’

The tears that fall from grief, remorse or pain ...

‘The Honey Makers’

Amidst the garden’s vibrant, blooming throng ...

‘I wake to the darkness of early hours’

I wake to the darkness of early hours ...

‘Sendai Tōhoku’

Hana Takahashi a swordfish and maguro fisherman in Shiogama city ...

‘Dilemma posed by my teacup’

Handmade is written on the base ...

‘Kintsugi’

God willing ...

‘Vancouver Weather’

I did not save the pieces ...

‘Schroedinger’s Bowl’

These cracks aren’t golden ...

‘gold tipped fingers’

gold tipped fingers ...

‘Gilding the Lily’

In relief, three lions’ heads ...

‘Starry Skies’

Country teaches you to draw ...

‘Glacial’

In winter’s grasp a world of ice unfolds ...

‘written in a time of revolution’

do you remember ...

‘Snowflakes and Diamonds’

Nature, that great designer ...

‘Crystal Palace’

Born on the 2nd of the 2nd, 1922 ...

‘Tubular Bells’

Basle ...

‘Crystal Set’

Citrine, turquoise, candle quartz ...

‘DNA’

Out of swirling patterns of slime ...

‘Tessellation’

Senses working overtime ...

‘Forma’

In fields of flowers, petals in array ...

‘the pattern maker’

folded selvage to selvage ...

‘I left my DNA behind’

I left my DNA behind ...

‘I was a killa’

I was a killa ...

‘Lemon Tea’

That summer in the garden ...

‘The Coming of Lemonicia’

“Lemons! We are drowning in lemons!” ...

‘The Zing’

In orchards kissed by the sun's warm embrace ...

‘Ovid in Bogan Gate’

is the sweet, acidic fragrance ...

‘here’s a lemon’

here’s a lemon ...

‘Citrus Limon’

I struggle with how to write about you ...

‘Lemon’

Brain like a lemon ...

‘In the forest’

In the forest, a trail leaves its traces ...

‘Life’s Tapestry’

Amid the whispers of time’s embrace ...

‘Traces’

Black and white films of the 1940s ...

‘At the Valkhaven’

My love for you, I trace it back ...

‘the thin gold rim’

the thin gold rim ...

‘Her siren song’

Her siren song ...