Mirkwood

Come with us, they beckoned us Into the whispery woods voices breathless Down through the broken footway Winding vines does betray The swimming memories in our heads Dreams of Mirkwood grasp with threads Inspired by The Hobbit (https://middleearthreflections.com/2017/03/13/elvish-poetry-in-the-hobbit/)

A Park Themed After My Life

Tickets are printed on black paper, embossed with the red moniker Of this park or terror and wonder, laughter and magic Entry is through a hall of mirrors – reflecting both the hilarious and tragic You leave without knowing if any of the images belonged…

The Way In

Before this land was settled. I wandered free. I worked the land. I spoke the language of trees and flowers.   Before there was greed there was gratitude. Before there was judgment there was grace.   Harmony and peace were twinned constants, and there was…

St. Kilda

You take me by the hand  and lead me to the moon There we ride low to high and loop de loop Through the crowds, you’re by my side I never have to worry We take our time,  there is no rush We let the…

Skay Hour 11

  On my garden’s calls   She’s a siren, that Garden Calling forever to preen All her troops in unison. Clematis, roses, fuscias, peppers Beans and penstemons nod in unison Herbs and cucumber sing a chorus Nurture us Talk to us Sing to us We’re…

Some Place

Take me to a place Take me somewhere, far away Someplace where no one comes where I am unseen and I am alone Someplace incredible unimaginable Take me to a place Take me somewhere, on the way Someplace where the sun shines bright where the…

Tokyo

I’d like to go to Tokyo, Where I could be lost in a crowd I’d like to order food by pointing to pictures And waking up early to try sushi in the fish market. I’d like to go to Tokyo, And have people stare at…

11. Wonderlust

(don’t worry, I know the word. It’s clever, get it?) I often wonder, (get it now?) more now than when things were comfortable If I went to get groceries, but instead of going back to an apartment, in a city that feels cramped despite its…

Passageway to Nowhere

Of course, each split in the road is a risk But this is the passageway to nowhere Left turn, right turn. Best go quick There’s always a choice, but I promise you Believe in yourself and every one will be correct Do not doubt. Do…