Blood, sweat and tears don’t disappear
But always leave some trace behind.... more »
We die a little every day.
Commencing with our first drawn breath.
It's what we learn along the way.
Prepares us to accept that Death.... more »
Ofttimes enwrapt in reverie
I have a distant memory
but I cannot be sure it’s true
Of my mother who I barely knew.... more »
Accident.Experiment Or Something Meant.For M Lady Ernestine.
I sometimes wonder why I ponder
on questions I cannot answer.
Why do I sit and wrack my brain
when there is nothing I can gain.... more »
Accidental Choreography For M' Lady Tara
I do not think I’ll ever see
Such superb choreography
as that my cat displayed to me
when she was bitten by a flea.... more »
Accidental Death Story Poem
Along the coast a lonely road.
That’s closely watched buy excise men.
Who know that smugglers transport their load
along this roadway now and then.... more »
Although I write mainly for me.
I choose to share my poetry.
With other poets on the net.
The only thing that I regret.... more »
Softly, softly rain is falling.
The thirsty earth accepts with grace.
Harsher memories recalling.
Another time another place.... more »
The death knell sounds and echoes round
the confines of the burial ground
The tolling bell seems to foretell.
Life will become a lonely hell.... more »
Addiction For M Lady Kim
I’ll exercise self discipline.
Today I will not write a word.... more »
I say with all sincerity.
You can be sure I speak the truth
I’m not the man I used to be
I was a most obnoxious youth.... more »
I’m a complete nonentity.
No one ever remembers me.
I haven’t got a single friend
although some times I pretend... more »
The clock strikes twelve sonorous chimes.
The witching hour of midnight is here
the best of times the worst of times.
That vampires love and humans fear.... more »
All thoughts, all passions, all delights.
Whatever stirs the mortal frame,
all are but ministers of love
and feed his sacred flame... more »
Out of the night that covers me.
Black as the pit from pole to pole.
I thank whatever Gods there be.
For my unconquerable soul... more »
After Mature Consideration
After mature consideration
When was young I used to feel
how strange it must be to get old.... more »
Awake for morning in the bowl of night
has flung the stone that puts the stars to flight.
And lo the hunter of the east has caught
The sultan’s turret in a noose of light.... more »
Aftermath For Friend Thad
I’m feeling rather delicate;
perhaps it’s something that I ate.
My stomach’s complains bitterly
It churns and churns incessantly.... more »
Age Restrictions Apply For M Lady Ernestine
The boundaries which lie between
the worlds of fact and fantasy.
Remain in place although unseen
by unbelievers easily.... more »
Ageless Beauty For M Lady Ernestine
True beauty lies beneath the skin.
It’s not something for surface show.
A quality which lies within
but others can bask in its glow.... more »
Aiding And Abetting
The right to live, the right to die
It’s my responsibility.
It is my choice or it should be
When life has lost all quality... more »
Airborne For Philip Housiaux
Always airborne an Albatross
can easily vast oceans cross
They eat and sleep upon the wing
and rarely land for anything.... more »
Sometimes love dies.No one’s to blame
but it is painful just the same.
To lose the love that once you knew
but there is little you can do... more »
All Change For M Lady Adria
Familiar landmarks disappear
gradually as darkness falls.
Though if you listen you can hear
the roosting birds exchanging calls.... more »
All That I Need For My Lady Irene
On satin sheets my lady lies.
What does she dream behind closed eyes?
It seems she dreaming pleasantly
the evidence is plain to see... more »