Category: Poetry

Desert

Warm pavement Cold shadows Hot sun Desert Cool breezes Crisp skies Bright light Desert Clustered flowers Graceful grass stalks Bougainvilleas Desert Gorgeous sunsets Pale pink moon-rise Soft dawn Desert Chirping birds Silent insects Leaping Lizards Desert Camels, cows Horses too Dingos, rats And mice…

Remembering

I am lost

I am lost I am lost Thanks to Sarah C for the photo and inspiration

Ode to Tarot

Tarot spun ideas around “Take a leap,” Tarot screamed “You will not drown” I jumped from that cliff top I thought I would pound Into the dirt far below Down I plummeted Towards the hard ground I did not hit Instead I reached out…

Dangerous hiding

Trumpeting Dragon Hidden from sight Clever dragons Camouflaged Hiding in plain sight Who’s idea was it To become a plant Long, lanky, tough Hiding as your food source Dragon or Dragon fruit Dangerous game

2000 plus pieces are one

New Attitude

I need a new attitude To the work I do It’s tiring and intense It drains you to the core Exhaustion seeps through every pore. On a great day I love it The victories make me roar These big moments So few and far…

Seven days

I am released at 2:30pm From the daily grind. Friday is the most exhausting Faces faced – two straight lines. Filed into class today Sat in allocated seating They looked at books, and wall and chairs Threw some sticks around And when they finally…

Winter Beaches

I live near the golden beaches Gold Coast south and Sunshine Coast north I see these beaches all summer long Calm then stormy Clear then dark Waters change from cool to warm Relief from summer heat Sun blazes down burning sand Winter is relief…

Honesty is trouble

There is a reason that I teach And one that’s pretty sad I teach because I like the kids I can read their little faces They openly bitch and moan I don’t have to guess the reasons Adult, I just assume Act the same…