All posts in Poetry

  • The Breaking Out Bud in-dorm Silently holed In nature’s form Within the fold Of Winter’s girth Without toil and sweat Awaits the birth Of Spring’s onset From...

  • The Stillness of Hope Have I missed what yearns In the stillness of hope To find love to cope With doubt that learns The faith of the bold? Doesn’t desire awaken the sound Even of sparrows...

  • Spades in the dirt The come and go of workers with plans and dreams Hopes and ventures, Clutching spades in our dirt, There hurries the expert In the city’s work and play Whose pace it seems Drives...

  • Traveler Our hard trouble Loads us double With heavy sacks On our backs Morning till night Till life’s twilight From day to day A pace to fray In us the best Of needed rest Where is...

  • Les Fleurs et les Abeilles l’espoir qui ne manque jamais À travers le passage d’automne Quand le froid qui grimpe attrape notre souffle Et le vent sème La chute de neige Sur des arbres stériles, Les...

  • The Whisper in my Ear 170727 O heart don’t lead me astray See the trees that line the gardener’s way Their view is the sun and soil Along with our common toil O heart don’t lead...

  • Answers 21st March 2016 At last the songs Righting the wrongs Anew array The night and day And fears that come To hope succumb “Welcome” I hear “Shed all your fear And take instead All that I...

  • Broken Blame Be done with fuss For all the maimed That God’s not blamed Nor us Love is the price Of payment made By one who came Into the game With faith that will suffice The...

  • Mercy Though love was shunned And grace outgunned, At Lights’ command The hearts of those Where mercy grows Must soon appear To cheer The poet’s demand. This face we’ll see In God’s decree More friend to...

  • Spirit She graces loss On the healing cross And draws the shunned Toward a world deafened By life’s excess. Though we withdrew Betrayers all Our years in self to trawl She makes us bold As freed...

  • Love for the friend Is love to the end Her invite swallows blame And strips it of shame She sees through the rules Served as to fools, Though bruised by hate She opens the gate To sup...

  • For my selection/gallery of Bryce and Olivia’s wedding photos , click here: BRYCE & OLIVIA’S WEDDING ( NBBB! – once on the weddingsbyloys.com website click on the square at the bottom right hand corner if you want...