Category Archives: Poetry

Haunting Bells

The hungry children cry for bread, The outcasts clamour for the light; We mourn the living and the dead; The candle flickers in the night. The haunting bells at twilight ring. What love is mine that would not sing? Though … Continue reading

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Lament

Two roses plucked from gardens fine For gentle Sue and Caroline, Whose souls were sundered far from mine At Hades’ gate. As streamlets swell with April rain, And Mother’s eyes are lined with pain, And schoolgirls gossip on the train, … Continue reading

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December

The dawn is cold and still and clear, The ground is crisp with morning frost; We wake, all torn by grief and fear And longing for the life we lost. Light candles in the window-pane, Adorn the trees with Christmas … Continue reading

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Lonely On The Hill

The sun is set. Do not forsake me: Take the rope and bind me tight. Cleanse my sins. You cannot break me. Mirrors shatter in the night. By blood alone am I redeemed, And in the darkness, so it seemed, … Continue reading

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