Monthly Archives: January 2013

All, Save One

[This poem was written for International Holocaust Remembrance Day, 27th January 2013, and is dedicated to the memory of the victims of the Holocaust. It was recently inspired by Rachel Lucas’ very well written blog post – Mozartsgirl’s Reflection and … Continue reading

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Posted in Death, Fear, Hope, poem, poetry, sadness, War | 31 Comments

The Secrets of Life

The riptide pulled and weighed us down, swimming in our shoals. It bent us in our will to win, oh weary, sorry souls. Oh tiresome, terrifying days when scholars moved to preach that all of Christendom was ours, but always … Continue reading

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Posted in Ballad, experience, family, Fear, Heroes, Hope, Love, poem, poetry, wisdom | 38 Comments

Another Poet

Originally posted on The Linnet:
Shining white clean light the land and sea awash clearing away December days. Sparkling on puddled sponge ground saturated, fat soil compacted clay retaining the torrents of tears shed for each blood let in 2012.…

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