Poems

Putty

"New friends, like one’s best coat and patent-leather boots, are only intended for holiday wear. At other times they are neither serviceable nor comfortable; they do not answer the required purposes, are ill adapted to give us the ease we seek. A new coat, however, has this advantage, that in time it will become old… Continue reading Putty

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Untitled

make these candles dance draw on deep-filled silence – gift yourself away *************************************************************************************** Written for Heeding Haiku With HA: A Gift.

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In Parting

  Flamboyant cheeky daffodil! your smile lights up the dark in golden sunshine may you bask where dewdrops meet a lark     ************************************************************ Birthday wishes written to my Irish friend who will be returning home.  I will miss her great sense of humour as well as her genuine Irish accent 🙂  

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Friendship

Passing through black waves wash over tugging clinging to garments outer Yet sunny days, I see faces bright and sweet harbour bringers of joy confidantes in matters small the substance of moments - and the waves take my garments with them as I remain behind.   ********************************************************************************** Written for Photo Challenge #29 “Passing Through”.  This week… Continue reading Friendship

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Un-Assuming Affection

   a friendship becomes; a seed in the ground ready to burst when no one is looking.    **********************************************************************************   Written for Amreen’s ‘Be Inspired Weekly challenge # 21’ which was to write a Naani (a poem of “20 to 25 syllables. The poem is not bounded to a particular subject. Generally it depends upon… Continue reading Un-Assuming Affection