Tag: Poetry

Updating the family tree

My mother was a legend She did not get distracted She researched all the families And created the family tree. When she was sick and dying She got a promise from thee To keep on researching The rather large family tree, Some years have…


A song once sung “Head West” proclaimed But what would we find there. I headed west Into a desert Sheoaks and spinifex lived there But not all wests give the same And one day I went bushwalking West Endless vistas of mountain ranges A…

Day 10

Day 10 was not so good But I did not stray too far A small slice of apple pie A bit of custard Now I have to say of apple pie The fruit was way too sweet And custard, I did not get much…

Upon this wood

Upon this wood Outlook over the sea Brass plaques are attacted to thee Memories of ones gone before Lost at sea Not on the shore.

Writing job applications

As a graduating uni student I, of course, wrote quite a few I got very good at them And shouting my own trumpet. I found a glass of wine would help But certainly not over two. Roll through the years And roll on some…

Dreams in my head

I’ve got dreams in my head As I’m laying in my bed And it’s feeling quite frustrating; Yet the dreams are quite elating. I want to work with wood; And I’ve projects that I could. But there are life chores to be done; And…

Friday afternoons

I come home feeling satisfied, A week of work is done. Students are educated My mind is feeling sated, Tired and exhausted Yet I enter the house feeling cautious Has the kitchen been cleaned Has the washing been done Will I have to spend…

Winter Sun

Winter sun comes streaming in Windows block the vicious wind. Winter sun warms my soul Blue skies, an inverted bowl. Days warm up to mid twenties Nights are cold, it’s time for jammies. I love this season, winter warmed Garden dormant, plants waiting formed….


A wander up the beach one day Releaved a lonely scene A partly eroded shell Upon the beach for all to see. Is this shell lonely? Or is it happily, Having some alone time Content to simply be?

Too many things

Life should be immortal for all For how do we fit all those things That we want to do Trips we want to take And live our life to be better