Category Archives: Poems

The wonder of life – potato skins

Oh the wonder of potato skins Rooting on my window sill! The tuber, meant to sustain new life I have eaten. Its atoms, calories, molecules Are part of me. All it has left are the skins I discarded With their … Continue reading

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Happiness

I observe myself And see At this moment I am happy. And I am glad For Happiness and I Have not been well acquainted In the past. Hello, Happiness What brings you my way Today? And I wonder… If Happiness … Continue reading

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Night

The night is dark All are asleep Save me Alone I face them The demons, the gremlins Who are these faceless creatures Of the dark? They tell me I will die That something bad In my blood Will get to … Continue reading

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Paper Clips of Life

When paper clips go missing ‘t may seem a trivial thing But after weeks and months of it The loss will start to sting. Like tiny drops of water For ever dripping, so In years to come the subtle wear … Continue reading

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Who calls?

I walk through life No, I run, I hop, I skip However, I travel I am no longer where I was But sometimes I sit And time just passes by In my mind Or in my heart I can return … Continue reading

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What if?

W is for What if? What if the Emperor’s new clothes were real But invisible to those who didn’t believe? What if the ‘enlightening’ words were not truth But ignorance? What if we all ran after the ‘new wisdom’ But … Continue reading

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Expression

When we express something We give it freedom An unexpressed thought remains ours Is under our control Once free, it may change Perhaps it will remain true to us Perhaps it will go its own way Without freedom It cannot … Continue reading

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