Category Archives: My Poems

Crossing Boundaries

Distant lowing of restless cattle Purr of an idling diesel tractor Alarm cackle of a swooping jay These sounds cut the still air Between green grass and blue skies Dead stick cracks under booted foot Stream bubbles over smooth stones … Continue reading

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Change

I just found this short poem I wrote a long time ago during a time of upheaval in my life. My circumstances are different now and it is an ‘autumn’ poem, not a spring one. But it may be no … Continue reading

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After the drought

A darkening northern sky, mountains rumbled to break the deadlock of drought, but only a dribble fell that day. It barely wetted the dusty earth, leaving us hot, fractious, heavy-legged. The next day dawned with black smoldering clouds and then … Continue reading

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In the white swan space of thin mountain air Truth comes as light pure unseen flowing – bathing illuminating entire worlds Who am I beyond words beyond thoughts beyond ideas beyond memories beyond emotions what am I really beneath it … Continue reading

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Willingness to See

Am I willing to see That I am already free? My restless fitful dreams Of limitation and of loss, Of struggle fear and pain, Speak of duty to the call of others, And in the drudgery of life, My own … Continue reading

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An Invitation to Remember Who You Are

This poem I wrote as an offering and affirmation to someone I loved many moons ago. I came across it again recently and would like to share it now as an invitation to other women, as well as to the … Continue reading

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Golden Threads

The following poem I wrote as the result of a process I worked through as explained in his new ebook, Escape to the Homelands of the Heart – Awaken your Inner Poet, by Michael R Dale. A book I can … Continue reading

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Wild One – Record of a dream, written on a train, given to a stranger

I know I am alive, but forget to remember and rejoice. So now, awake, I celebrate, Defying the numbness of my normal life. In my dream I glow And move with a singing vibrancy. I flow, with the current of … Continue reading

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Rain Drops

Rain drops drumming on the roof. Do they soothe or do they torment? Relentless unanswered questions: Safety or risk, bravery or fear, Overwhelm, abandonment, Blame or shame, love or hate? – Who am I? A curse of adaptation, or did … Continue reading

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SUN & RAIN – easter 2013

Days of winter wet, overcoat days and duck down nights. We wake to analyze the shuttered light, peering through the gloom, And listen for the telltale signs: rustling leaves? splattering rain? Our blanket moods grown heavy with the wait. But … Continue reading

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