Tag Archives: springtime

the wall

Click here for a 1-minute reading of the poem: I gaze into the wintry sky where the gulls circle the moon I write the words for heartache songs but there’s no melody to the broken tune the old fountain still … Continue reading

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birds in pairs

a silver moon a bright blue sky the sea as dark as night trees dressed up in verdant green what colour are you inside the waves whisper across the sand the wind whispers a sigh my heart whispers a thought … Continue reading

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springtime

once again he goes back with his soul full of hope simply seeking a warm word or a smile but the pain and the tears start all over again he realises his trip is heartbreakingly futile because springtime in Scotland … Continue reading

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Uncertain Smile

AnElephantCant live without smiles He doesn’t think that anyone should They put a gleam in his eye Like cream on apple pie They epitomise everything good Every smile makes somebody happy It brightens each recipient’s day It makes your feelings … Continue reading

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Yacht to See This!

AnElephantCant wait longer for springtime The weather in Scotland is still pretty bleak So far this year All the places near here Have had about one day of sunshine each week The trees at last have some blossom This must … Continue reading

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Oh, it’s such a perfect day, I’m glad I spent it with you

AnElephantCant remember when He last spent a day quite so perfect To his great surprise He has just realised That is a synonym and a great rhyme for Jack We spend the afternoon in Queens Park Where the grass and … Continue reading

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Over The Land Is April, Over My Heart A Rose*

APRIL AnElephantCant believe this is Springtime Although we are now several days into April He can’t speak for you But his tootsies are blue The cold winds of bleak winter stay chill The name may come from ‘aperire’ Which is … Continue reading

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