Tag Archives: Poetry

ghosts

Click here to hear the poet read his words: ghosts in the darkness they comethe ghosts of my accuserscreated from the angeror resentmentof those who still livewho point fingersand hurl accusationsof heinous crimesmany of whichI admitI am guilty of there … Continue reading

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thistles

Click here to hear the poet read his words: thistles you came into my worldlike sunshine on heatheron the slopes of Ben Lomondlike a soft windbringing springtimeto the Great Glen you enriched my lifelike a unicornbrightens a child’s dreamswith magic … Continue reading

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I lied

Click here to hear the poet read his words: I lied I lied to youthe first time we metto protect myselfbecause my heart was imprisonedwretchedlyfar across the seaand I found youdangerously attractive I lied to youwhen we met againto protect … Continue reading

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happy

Click here to hear the poet read his words: happy the first time that I saw youyou tore my world apartI knew that I would fall for youand that you would break my heart we laughed we danced with mermaidsas … Continue reading

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garlic

Click here to hear the poet read his words: garlic chopping onionscracking garlicthinking of the past I remember whenyou did these thingswhen you cookedbecause you enjoyed itand I was happybecause you did it so welleven a sandwichwas a gourmet delightand … Continue reading

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a tree

Click here to hear the poet read his words: a tree once there is a treein a field of verdant grassstanding tall and happywatching decades pass in the field are hosts of poppiesdelighting untold butterfliespollinating joyfullyno hint of tears or … Continue reading

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boats in pyjamas

Click here to hear the poet read his words: boats in pyjamas boats in pyjamasprepared for winter sleepuseless as promiseswe knew we couldn’t keep masts in pink petalsdancing in twilit skynatural and lovelyto my unconsoled eye trees now undressedshorn naked … Continue reading

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ghosts of love

Click here to hear the poet read his words: ghosts of love Hallowe’en is a night full of magicwhen candles in turnips shine bright in the darknervous folk fear spirits will venture forthbut the ghosts are only real in my … Continue reading

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Scottish Hallowe’en

Click here to hear the words read aloud: Hallowe’enaw Scotland’s scary myths and legendsfae Tam o Shanter tae Sawney Beancreep and slither yince mair fae the shadowseach year the nicht o Hallowe’en (interlude) nae bairn can contain their excitementas the … Continue reading

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mystery train

Click here to hear the poet read his words: mystery train you tell me I can sailon the Marie Celestealong the Milky Wayand scrawl my poemson Orion’s Beltif I just believein you you tell me I can rideon the mystery … Continue reading

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