Category Archives: poem

Swan Girl

   Feathers edged her dreams Wove her world of golden threads Despite life’s cruel pain The statue ‘swan girl’ sits in a small park in front of Dunbar swimming pool in East Lothian, Scotland. Resting on and perhaps guarding what … Continue reading

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Ice Heart

   Mountain heart of ice Casts her cold dead spell tightly Unwoven by Spring A cairn field high above Loch Garry, marking the passage of the thousands who visit the Scottish Highlands each year, travelling through the Cairngorms on this … Continue reading

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Brides Snowdrops

   Brides white followers Rising caped from frozen earth Melting hearts and soil Bride is the Scottish Goddess of Sunlight, Spring and Summer, and she emerges from winters frozen earth on Februaury 2nd, known as Latha Feill Brighde in Gaelic … Continue reading

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Winter Bones

   All night he rattled The dead sapless tree bones while Spring slept safe below

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Life in Winter

   Winter holds the hill Whitewashed steely lifeless fields Life’s flame flickers on

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Winters Blood

   Stillness in the end A sweep of golden pink flows From bleeding stone hearts

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New Year New You

   Find who you’ve become In the space between the years Don’t mourn the outworn     Notice with fondness All that passed out of your life Embrace the space left Wishing all of my wonderful readers and everyone who comments … Continue reading

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