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My Thanks to a Saracen

I dwelt upon the shore With tides and rhythms Known and sure I didn’t venture far An occasional dip Into the forested hinterland That wondrous place invited me In forays brief Delights I saw… Yet when rather I’d be exploring … Continue reading

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This Sedative for the Soul

I was asleep when you crept in You woke me, body, heart and soul Awakened, aroused, enlivened You whetted appetites from long ago Appetites I didn’t want This couldn’t be, this was fantasy You scared me, go away and let … Continue reading

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The Ocean Tide

My love is like the ocean tide Sweeping in, knocking and toppling all in his way To lap at the highest reach which is my heart. But no sooner here than he turns again And with an awful tug he … Continue reading

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Our Self-Induced Illusions

I might have taken to penning romance, but here’s my answer to those who seek to see a transformation What lies delight us How eager to believe our self-induced illusions That here is love and here is truth And here … Continue reading

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Is it a Crime

Those who regularly read my post will know that while I write rhymes that occasionally pass as poetry, I don’t do the romantic stuff. But here I’ve been challenged (thank you, N.R. of EntangleDesigns), and so… Is it a crime … Continue reading

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The Pancake Threaders Stance

Complex is the typical Pancake Threaders’ stance Complex the steppings with complex treadings Complex the weavings with complex threadings Complex their roles for who’s to play lead and who’s to pay heed Complex, the structure of a typical Pancake Threaders’ … Continue reading

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Song of the Solstice

Dead Dame of the Solstice, rise from your coffin Shine light in my heart, your heat on my skin Rise from the southlands, rise into the heavens Fill me with light though cold winter begins. Daughter of Dawn, your bright … Continue reading

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CCC39: Chains

Chains long in the making Chains not for the breaking Tie me to this, my waterside settlement Links forged by my kin Links forged in Anglin Held us while crossing Chased by the Flooding on storm-seas that were tossing Chains … Continue reading

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Light, my light, the world-filling light, the eye-kissing light, heart-sweetening light! Ah, the light dances, my darling, at the centre of my life; the light strikes, my darling, the chords of my love; the sky opens, the wind runs wild, … Continue reading

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