Poetry

Let Your Aim Be True

What sights beheld through radiant light Omniscient embrace to hold us tight To reveal the archetype of beauty’s allure With familiar warmth our hearts assure This moment in time with eyes to see Yet vibrating strings stem from eternity An … Continue reading →

The Scales of Justice – The Luster of Virtue

The luster of virtue excels through justice Awakened in conscience and equanimity Through the release of pretence & wrongful gain Trust in providence; the gift of anonymity Immediately above resides the eighth stanza of nine from my poem… Continue reading →

Temperance – The Essence of Beauty

Temperance is a means for health & well-being A base for the other virtues to take root & grow By providence her goal is to achieve purification To relinquish the superficial by simply letting it go Click on the image … Continue reading →

Fortitude – A Castle of Endurance

This poem was articulated with a view to linking the various aspects of fortitude with a visual image for the purpose of aiding the reader in recollecting the whole through the part. To re-collect, i.e. to re-connect the aspects of … Continue reading →

Forgiveness is a Way to Love

Of all the life strategies that render what is fruitful, Forgiveness by far is one of the most useful. It is the oil that soothes & prevents friction, A bonding agent for great benediction. Forgiveness as moisture keeps the heart … Continue reading →

The Integrity of Words

Conscience… Is it real or an invention; A cultural machination to keep everyone in line. Imagination… A playground for thinking; Or a break from reality into an evolutionary decline. Free will… A rope around the neck; Loose enough to turn … Continue reading →

An Ode to Orpheus

The life of Orpheus is one that we all must muse upon from time to time. Such magical stories grant us a reprieve from the world of mediocrity and enable our imaginations to soar on high. His music can be … Continue reading →

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 →

What we do in secret sets the rudder

What shall I grow… In my secret garden, No cold can blow… Our love cannot harden. Into the deep… Where One divides in many, We fall asleep… Embodied souls made heavy. To plant the seed… In soil it now must … Continue reading →

The Remover of Obstacles

“Patience is said to be the root and safeguard of all the virtues, not as though it caused and preserved them directly, but merely because it removes their obstacles.” – Aquinas One of my most meaningful objectives in life is … Continue reading →