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Another Spring – Poem

Tweet    Another Spring Age is like a non-returning Spring full of passion that will not be satisfied full of hope that will not be fulfilled full of love that will not be returned full of life that will not be survived And full of longing for another Summer, Autumn, Winter and yes, oh yes […]

Pete Seeger: 1919 – 2014 RIP

Tweet      If I had a hammer Where Have all the flowers gone? We Shall Overcome   Pete Seeger A fine soul passed today returning to the earth he loved and graced He hammered out freedom He hammered out justice no guns just roses this gentle gentleman embraced We are the better for his […]

Somewhere On The Earth Tonight – Poem

Tweet     Somewhere On The Earth Tonight     Somewhere on the Earth tonight new life cries as its journey just begins elsewhere old life dies Somewhere on the Earth tonight someone kills stealing hopes and other lives obeying alien wills Somewhere on the Earth tonight hunger gnaws sapping life from children’s souls paying […]

Trust The Wind – Poem: like the eagle obey nature to command her

Tweet  One day of the condor Trust The Wind I offered you the chance to fly the high places where the cool clean air bathes the unstepped unspoilt heights in the purity of life Where love in the ecstasy of weightlessness can breathe the eternity of a timeless present shared You flew trusting me wing […]

POEM – BEESTON HILL – Sheringham, Norfolk

Tweet    BEESTON HILL Here on just climbed Beeston Hill heavy-breathed thoughts are memoried in joy The changeless calm of remembrance and uncluttered peace of mind sings in the urgent Norfolk wind Here is no then or when no next or soon tomorrow tends itself yesterday’s love abides in the cherished memories of childhood dreams […]


Tweet    BUFFY SAINTE MARIE You shall be Earth He said Rain lover Corn giver home to the roots of trees and men Yes you shall be Earth I love the Earth she said My mother My brother Who sustains me My place, my home But I shall not be Earth You shall be Wind […]

Poem: The Eagle’s Last Flight – ‘His mate gone/the eagle soared/into the high places

Tweet      The Eagle’s Last Flight His mate gone the eagle soared into the high places grief-driven wings beat the air in angry futile desperation higher and higher faster and faster his passion drove him towards the baleful sun the watchers waited bate-breathed for the weariness the exhaustion of flight to bring the eagle […]

Poem: LOWESTOFT Full version.

Tweet    LOWESTOFT  – (Full Version)    From The Darkness and the first bright rays of every English day Lowestoft has emerged from its quiet anonymity into a strange celebrity Gone its history of herring girls and gulls and stubbled stubborn weather-hardened men snatching from the unforgiving sea its sheening shimmering silver lode sometimes paying […]

Poem: Spring Memory

Tweet      Spring Memory   It is Spring again when I seek out the private primrose and think of you     Zettel March 2012    

Before It’s Too Late – Poem: parents and children

Tweet    Before It Is Too Late It’s too late for me now they’ve gone away but not for you for the present I am here and here I’ll stay Who they were I never really knew their love was all I needed and I just took it all as selfishly I grew I only […]