Category Archives: Pleasure

The Honeymoon’s Over

Spring’s promise of high summer has passed, the lush greens gone, and now less vibrant. Parched. Stale somehow. Disappointing. The promise so much sweeter than reality; the heady warmth; sun filled days and mirage haze the balmy heat, hot naked … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in conservation, environment, Fear, Global Warming, Hope, melancholy, nature, Pleasure, poem, poetry, sadness, Uncategorized, Weather | 11 Comments

The Air We Breathe (A Poetic Collaboration)

  [This was originally born, last summer,  from the photo provided by Shan Ellis-Williams, which spawned some poetry from three of us, members of the Grass Roots Poetry Group. It is now presented to Victoria Slotto’s “Writers’ Fourth Wednesday:”, this … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Collaboration, Free Verse, Hope, melancholy, nature, nostalgia, Pleasure, poem, poetry, Wonder | 29 Comments

Christmas Tree

Christmas tree O, Christmas tree, bring me a little magic so I will see where I can dwell in places far away and hear you tell the tales of yesterday. Christmas tree O, Christmas tree, bring hope of dreams as … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in children, Hope, nostalgia, Pleasure, poem, poetry, Wonder | 1 Comment

Venus and The Crescent Moon

An area of high pressure heralded the clearest starlit sky that befell the northern hemisphere. No news or talk of it; no questions why, except among the experts and the poets. I saw her there, shimmering, a vision unexpectedly imbued, … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in cosmos, emotion, Hope, Love, melancholy, Pleasure, poem, poetry, Wonder | Tagged , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Eat Me

(for Rachel) I’m checking the time to discover if I’m still here in this world… or the next. I had a strange dream of a rather mad party, where everyone’s hearty, garishly dressed and no-one cares what the time really … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Food, fun, Pleasure, poem, poetry | 7 Comments