Monthly Archives: March 2014

SIGNS OF SPRING

Returning swallows bring With them the smell of spring, Of swooping, whooshing wings As the tractor engine sings Across a field of patchwork brown: A crumpled chocolate eiderdown.

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POST NATAL DEPRESSION FOR MEN

So, lovely readers, this is a QUATERN.  What’s that? A sixteen line French form composed of four quatrains.  It has a refrain that is in a different place in each quatrain. The first line of stanza one is the second … Continue reading

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MEMORIES OF AMSTERDAM

Winds blow in from the Zuider Zee Showering leaves from the golden tree, As we sat on the stoep of your canal-side house (Around the corner from the Rembrandthuis), Sipping our koffie as bikes pedalled past, Warming our hands on … Continue reading

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THE NAKED TRUTH

Let me into your bright morning light,  to bask before your naked white, through the transient space of dawn, to the end of night where dreams are born and take you as my sybarite.   Drown me in your milky … Continue reading

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