Category Archives: Poetry

The Art of Ageing

It’s nearly Pre-Birthday-Month time so it seems a good time to dive into The Art of Ageing again. It is one of those little gems that has a great deal of common sense. More than anything, the author, John Lane, … Continue reading

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Hold fast to dreams for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams for when dreams go, life is a barren field frozen with snow. Langston Hughes. Have you any dreams to share?

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Growing older

Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, The last of life, for which the first was made: Our times are in His hand Who saith “A whole I planned, Youth shows but half; Trust God: see … Continue reading

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What I needed to hear

Today’s Birthday Month gift comes from Paws for thought. Author Unknown If each grain of sand were to say: One grain does not make a mountain, There would be no land. If each drop of water were to say: One … Continue reading

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Mountains, clouds, sky reflected in dark pools of mystery, enlightening, enlivening, bringing colour and joy. The pilgrim soul seeks inward, looking for purpose, the reward is clarity ever deepening.

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At the pond

By Mary Oliver, from Evidence One summer I went every morning to the edge of a pond where a huddle of just-hatched geese would paddle to me and clamber up the marshy slope and over my body, peeping and staring … Continue reading

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