Category Archives: Poetry

More serious verse

if I could

if I could if I could live my lifeagainthere are so many thingsI’d try to dodifferently like spend less timechasing rainbowsand morejust holding you like stopsearching vast Highland meadowsfor a unicorn to rideand wandering round Scalpsie Bayseeking mermaidsto dance with … Continue reading

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the future

the future today is the endof all that we wereof all that we promisedourselvesand each other you thought I was perfectfor youyou saidbut you said itin the past tenseand not the presentsotoday is the endof the future *** Click here … Continue reading

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when I think

when I think when I think of youI remember your hairuntamedtumbling across my pillowso thatwhile you sleepI breathe the scentof the Mistraldancing in the curls when I think of youI remember your eyessparklingtelling me everything I wantso thatI hear a … Continue reading

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poetry

poetry people ask whyI write poetryand I sayI don’t thinkI do I just write wordsin an attemptoften futileto make sense of thingslikethe worldmy lifeother peopleand me and sometimeswhat I writeturns out to bemore like a poemthan a story whyI can’t … Continue reading

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love

love first loveis exactly thatthe first time everanyone has lovedlike you do forgetRomeo and JulietAnthony and Cleopatraeven Homer and Margethis is the real thing and when it endsso does the world last loveis very differentyou knowit’s been done beforeby youand … Continue reading

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high plateau

high plateau I was happy on the high plateauwhere the sun shone every dayin a blue and cloudless skyand there were wild flowers and butterfliesand rabbits and birds that sweetly sangand I knewI had found Paradise then one day I … Continue reading

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a song

a song I used to singa song to youit was full of happy wordsand you’d join in the choruswhile I la lad the jaunty tune the words you lovedwere all my ownthough I stole the melodyfrom Lennywho you called Mr … Continue reading

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you were here

you were here you were herelong ago I rememberhow I worshipped youand you hurt meso many timesbefore you left you were hereonce again so I did everything you askedand moretrying to anticipateyour wants and needstrying to make you happytryingand failing … Continue reading

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clementine

clementine sitting on the sandlistening to the sealooking at the skyeating a clementinewishing thinking of the pastcontemplating the nowdreaming of the futurewishing remembering your smilemissing your embracelonging for your touchaching at your lossregretting oh so muchwishing wishing things were differentwishing … Continue reading

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open arms

open arms the first time you leftI waitedand when you came backI opened my armsand saidI love you and every timesince thenwhen you’ve gonewithout a wordand returnedwith no explanationI’ve opened my armsand saidI love you the last timewhile you were … Continue reading

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