Today I Remember

Today, I remember,all that was given,all that was lost;those who fought and died,never to return,theirs was the cost. The ones who were injured,some visible, some not,nameless faces;of past and of present,fighting, ever fighting,for truth, liberty and justice. We honour their service,honour all, their bravery,those too in an unmarked grave;I promise as I stand here today,toContinue reading “Today I Remember”

In The Dark of Night

In the dark of the nightmy mind wanderstaking me down roads I dare not tread In the dark of the nightthe wind howls angrilycreating images of fear and dread In the dark of the nightthere is blacknessevil and thuggery fully at play In the dark of the nightthe sirens sound onchasing the demons away InContinue reading “In The Dark of Night”

Weep No More

My loved one, takenway too sooncaught off guardI remain unbalanced Sorrow, leaking from my eyesheartache renewed each dayeach breath I takea gift, but also a reminder,that now I walk forward less one Why must he go?Why did you take him from me?Invisible fists beatingon an invisible space My soul achesfor the one lostbrother, son, uncle,father,Continue reading “Weep No More”

In The Quiet of The Night

In the quiet of the night, my mind wandersthrough winding staircases;visiting all those I have loved,all that I have done. Letting go of old hurts,remembering the innocenceof the child I once was,understanding how it was all lost. Undercover of darkness I am free,free to think my deep thoughts;free to decipher my feelings,free to cry, toContinue reading “In The Quiet of The Night”

Beware the Lurkers

For they, the lurkers in the dark,come swiftly and quietly;luring the souls of the innocent,stealing the souls of the lost. How quietly and invisibly they glide,unbeknownst to men and women alike;who have let down their guard,who have opened their entryway. Always hiding in the shadows,blending into the darkness;reaching out to snatch the unaware,in an everlastingContinue reading “Beware the Lurkers”

The Wind That Blows

Oh, the wind that blows,carrying dreams of the lonely,wishes, what-ifs and if only,while the leaves whisper their goodbyes. Oh, the wind that carries,the promises of spring,the song the birds sing,while seeds scatter to live yet again. Oh, the wind that ravages,tearing up all that it meets,sending garbage flying through streets,while lovers take shelter and findContinue reading “The Wind That Blows”

It Is In the Learning

It is in the learning,the stretching of the mind;in the growing up,ourselves we start to find. Yet in the learning, there is a struggle,and sometimes failure, yes, it’s true;it’s how we handle each of these,that determines if we make it through. We expand our horizons,when we’re learning something new;and open many new doors,to help ourContinue reading “It Is In the Learning”

In The Silence

I speak volumes in the silence,leaving words of love unsaid;a look, a smile, a touch,the way I tilt my head. There is sorrow in the silence,a pain unspoken, even still;from a time, so long ago,oh, the pages I could fill. There is a thoughtfulness in the silence,a pondering of sorts;contemplating lifes’ true meaning,a place too,Continue reading “In The Silence”

A Letter From Me

A letter to me,I should write;jot down some words,every night. Tell myself,how great I feel;and help myself,to keep it real. One that has no ending,and starts, well, right from here;one that keeps on going,year, after year, after year. And when my days are over,and these words you happen to see;then you will hold something special,aContinue reading “A Letter From Me”

Into The Veil Of The Mist

I walked onthrough the gateto the unknown The mist rising in the distancedraping over everythinga magical veilwaiting to embrace me The watchers looked onas if unsure I would continueor perchance,afraid I would turn back I turned backand studied themfor a brief momenta shiver ran through meurging me to returnfrom whence I came Alas, notwas notContinue reading “Into The Veil Of The Mist”