All posts in Poetry

  • The clouds are moist where flowers grow That lies of fate can’t simply sow What’s made of flesh and has been kissed All those whom Love...

  • William Blake – an inspiration “If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite” William Blake During university days the above quote from Blake opened the shutters on my...

  • Satire on temptation The Piper drools Speaking as to fools: “Lounge in our silk We’ll allow you to pine We’ll pamper the fears That troubled your years You’ve done your duty At the lathe and foundry...

  • The full picture of “friends” is available at: http://www.defleuriot.com/?attachment_id=3760  Each new day brings To every frown Timeous warnings Enough to stay The hand that strikes A friendship down Or finds in place The minds made hard That...

  •   Look through the window to the garden below The sight of Sparrow and Dove Playfully scurrying en masse to feeders; The glimpse of a smile from above Ne’er fail to bring to my eye a...

  • Victim When runs the blood That shrines The virgin snow Patchwork signs Of cries unheard That hide the blow Of hope shattered In tearing flood, The silence groans And tells of mends Of broken bones Of...