Poems

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Thursday in Australia

I came down the stairs, wood bare and talking their talk with my sandals as I took each step.  And I went into the kitchen, cool now as the sun has gone from its windows. […]...More

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It’s For You

Magic moments when you hear the bell ring thousands of miles away on the telephone. Then your lover answered. What thrill!...More

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Knowing You Knowing Me

When you have loved someone and been with them day after day, and then they asked you if I know them - here is my reply...More

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The Monster

I am telling you son, There are monsters about. And I am not saying this To give you bad dreams at night. ...More

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Unexpected Light

The toilet was looking beautiful and alive; So soft and rounded In its lovely curves. And it was calling me, In its own gentle Peach coloured way. “Please use me and flush me,” It said. And I understood, This was its whole rich life....More

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Dark Night

In this dark night, I dreamt a dream. And in that dream, I saw a church, Built with a chapel Of the opened crocus. And I knew it spoke of Sexual love, That lifted up The river of Life Beyond its usual borders....More

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The Horse that Loved Me

I danced with my woman on the sloping roof of the barn. Twirling and laughing together under the bright moon. Close in the warm night — And the horse that loved us longed to dance with us, To share our human joy....More

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The Swimmer

Unknown to myself I am the swimmer. Music I do not hear Moves me toward The sea I do no know. For I am the music – Each movement A beat Each swift turn A passage In the flow of life....More

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Temple of the Animals

I travelled deep into the wooded mind of remembered things, into the jungled heart of forgotten faiths. And there in buried strata of memories, I stumbled into a grand temple, alive and watching, weighing me....More

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Strange Bird

A dry hot wind was blowing. Blowing away the dark and the wet. Blowing the sadness from the land, Calling away distinctions, Smoothing separations, With magic, making all Golden and yellow....More

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Perfume Landscapes

I was walking home Past a winter flowering shrub When the vista opened Of perfume landscapes. Then I wandered along Streets of fragrance, Exploring the bread shop And made hungry as the Restaurant fanned its Aroma around me....More

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Lumpkin and the Magic Pouch

Lumpkin is a figure who appeared to me in a dream. Since then he has grown in importance for me. Now here is a full description of how he came into my life and the changes he wrought....More

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