Poems

To be a Spartan…

    Take sure flight from slick-tight veneer Stand naked in the wild Welcome shelter, from what is together alone       ********************************************************************************** Written for B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond – Didactic Poem.   The didactic poem carries a lesson of some sort. As it is characterised by its content, it is thus not restricted by… Continue reading To be a Spartan…

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

Poems

Minor Opus

I made you smile today and I don’t know how it was I raised your ashen voice above the wings you bear, dear eyes, for centuries cold like sad-stone waiting for expulsion from nothing into something e’er new this time, as one, we stood ********************************************************************************************************************************************** Written for Amreen’s Be Inspired Weekly Writing Challenge #16 which… Continue reading Minor Opus