Category Archives: Poetry

WHAT IS THIS?

Call it what you may but a thousand rose buds would be lost on you if refuse to slow down and breathe in the aroma that awaits you in the aggregate that follows. Such text can be read in seconds, … Continue reading

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Death Awaits

Death awaits With a trident Holding firm Hopeless doom Preying upon flesh Now & forever It lingers In the shadow’s blight Sinking into absurdity With every thrust Enmeshed Body & soul Chaotic bliss Pleading Sever the snake Silence its hiss. … Continue reading

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Hope is the thing with feathers – By Emily Dickinson

Rather than let the freezing cold keep you hidden away and hibernating, the winter provides an ample of activities to stay active and engaged. Here in Bannerman Park we have close to 100 meters of well kept ice open to … Continue reading

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Our Inner Child Awaits

He awoke from a deep sleep not knowing himself. His past no longer accessible. Baffled and confused he staggered down the hall way. Where he happened upon a drawer with a mirror. His reflection was that of an old man. … Continue reading

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Chimney Smoke

Chimney smoke rising up into the cold air Still warm and careless as young love Expanding with the first touch of morning wind Like an Englishman’s old white powdered wig Prancing along the roof tops without cloths Caressing the ridge … Continue reading

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On the Emergence into Life

On the descent of the soul into body, the Philosopher Plotinus explains the reason for our emergence into life. He holds to the notion that the universe is filled with souls in order to make it complete. It is here … Continue reading

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Ovid’s Metamorphoses – The Creation of the World

There are a number of creation myths in circulation but none quite elegant as that presented in Ovid’s Metamorphoses. In his rendition we are taken up in the spirit as though present to the god like forces that brought the … Continue reading

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Sonnet 73 by William Shakespeare

Sonnet 73 by William Shakespeare sets the tone for that time of year when the leaves turn colour and fall away. Indeed it is one of his most significant poems, a harbinger for what is to follow man in time, … Continue reading

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Oh Noble Sound – An Appeal to Euterpe

This weeks poem is dedicated to Euterpe, the Muse of music and lyric poetry, who is known to grant musicians/poets their deepest desire. It has been imbued with the oh so delicate & graceful sound of a harp, by none … Continue reading

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Only the Wind Remained

This particular piece pulls on the imagination, keeping it nimble & energized. Indeed I’ve attempted to format this week’s poem –presented in the video above– within the parameters of modern poetry, thus it has been stripped of measure & rhyme, … Continue reading

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