Category Archives: poetry

Back on the Celtic Ray

Back in Glasgow The light The buildings have a new feel Sight Texture I’ve been touched by the Celtic Ray (the Awen) ‘Ireland, Scotland, Brittany and WalesI can hear the mothers’ voices calling“Children, children, children”Listen Jimmy! I want to go home.Listen Jimmy! … Continue reading

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A Renewal

Cyclone Storm Rain Flood Then from the destruction and devastation Renewal The water in the rives and waterfalls flow The land brown andĀ bare only weeks previous now an emerald green The birdlife active In the trees and on the ground … Continue reading

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Tassie (Tasmania)

    I’ve looked at Tassie from both sides now from in and out and still somehow Its Tassie’s illusion I recall I really don’t know Tassie at all (will apologies to Joni Mitchell)   I’m going to Tassie again … Continue reading

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Impressions of Spain 2 – Cadiz

Cadiz Old City 3000 years old Inhabited by Phoenicians Romans Goths Moors Through to the Spanish “Golden Years”     Flourishing Gold and other trade from the Americas Trading through its port Building a flourishing city Grand Cathedral     … Continue reading

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BouillonĀ 

In Bouillon  A woman in red Lives at the Hotel De La Poste By the Semios River She is fit walking down to the river To feed the ducks petite dejeuner But buy afternoon see is dreaming Of canard confit … Continue reading

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Riding the Swiss Alps

High peaks Touch the sky Barren Bare  Rocky pinnacles  Cold icy peaks Glacial Old as time Witnesses to time immemorial Sliced by roads Fast roads Curvy roads Hairpins Switch backs Smooth sweepers Clear sky’s on in late September  But in … Continue reading

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My home town – Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne is my home town A large sprawling modern city A beautiful city in many ways. A CULTURAL CITY With a strong sense of the Arts Offering major exhibitions   Both inside and out of the galleries A Sporting and … Continue reading

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