The Moor

A poem for my friend on her birthday…

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You are the problem

You are the problem! You and all the others like you. I don’t ask for much, Enjoying simple pleasures. All I want is to reach The quietude and peace Of my refuge. Yet on my journey, I am joined by you. With me and yet, not with me. Travelling together But you don’t acknowledge me,…

Commandments?

“What’s with all these commandments?” I was asked. “I can’t believe that a loving God would keep us out of heaven simply because we didn’t keep the commandments. That’s harsh and judgemental.”

My Valentine

I mentioned in my last post that we had valentines day a bit early, well last night we went out for an Indian meal and we thought it would be amusing to give ourselves a ten varied/ random words challenge to make a valentines poem for each other. Valentine, Love, Grapefruit, cascade, artwork, apple, grizzled, pinnacle,…

Like a Castle

It’s Valentines day tomorrow so I thought I’d write a poem for my wife to tell her that I love her. We’ve been married now for 28 years and she is wonderful. I must say that this is my first attempt at a romantic poem ever as my cards have usually contained something of the…

Stand up and be Men

What is it to be a Man? It seems that men sometimes do stupid things to prove their manliness

A Poem?

Sometimes the muse doesn’t come…

Why are we here?

One of the blessings that Christians have over those without faith is that they believe that there is reason and purpose in our being here. Life on planet earth is not the result of millions of random events happening in such a way as to ignite a spark of life, which burns ever brighter from…