Category Archive: Poems

A Singular Leaf

After many, many storms, There’s a singular leaf Still hanging on. Shaking and twisting With an arthritic hold On one bare branch. It doesn’t seem possible For one leaf to remain. Today I… Continue reading

Featured Poetry: In My Soul

In my soul there is a temple, a shrine, a mosque, a church where I kneel. Prayer should bring us to an altar where no walls or names exist. Is there not a… Continue reading

Featured Poetry: Autumn

Leaves from the old oak tree sail through autumn’s air and settle on the ground. My body chilled and shivering. Once green, they now turn brown and wilt away to nothingness. The tree,… Continue reading

Poem: Beacon

I am in you and you are in me. The aches in my body are your burdens that I feel.   Gladly do I take them upon me to make your load lighter… Continue reading

Rediscovering Goethe: For Ever

For Ever THE happiness that man, whilst prison’d here, Is wont with heavenly rapture to compare,– The harmony of Truth, from wavering clear,– Of Friendship that is free from doubting care,– The light… Continue reading

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