Deep in the Garden.

  Deep in the Garden   The song of the blackbird brings joy to my heart A magical spell, it casts from the start Plaintiff and lonely, such magic it weaves Deep in the Garden, bough, branch and leaves A robin chirps sharply from an old apple tree A warning to others, this is his […]

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The Costa Girls

The Costa Girls   The girls at Costa, have saved my life They make the best coffee, according to my wife She has become so addicted to caffeine you see She must have a cup or two of her favorite coffee Or for the rest of the day, she’ll be grumpy and tense Conversation is […]

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Darkness Falls.

Darkness Falls   Darkness falls on a silent world, Like a pitch black banner, hoisted and unfurled Across the skies, streaked pink and grey Beyond the edge of another day Under a blanket of darkest lead The Sun lays down in a crimson bed And dreams of Moon and stars so bright In monochrome and […]

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A Grumpy Christmas Fairy

A Grumpy Christmas Fairy   Christmas time comes around so fast In that starring role I am once again cast They take me out of my box once a year About my vertigo, they really do not care And place me on the very top of the tree Where I feel a little sick and […]

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Shadow Dancers.

Shadow Dancers   Silver moon peers through clouded veil Casting soft light on clouds that trail Across a canvas of darkening skies Silence shattered by harsh and eerie cries Ghostly shapes appear in half-light Ravens return home to roost for the night Like shadow dancers they circle and weave So graceful at times, it is […]

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No One to Remember.

No one to Remember.   A frosty morning, a bright winter’s day A ray of sunlight down a dusty hallway Shining through cobwebs, cracked windows and doors Casting shadows and shapes on the old wooden floors The old house is now hollow and empty Once there was life and laughter apenty Where family once gathered […]

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