Bell Birds

Bell Birds.   Tink, tink, tink Forest dense, Canopy of green. Leaf littered floor Tink, tink, tink. Stifling heat, Oppressive humidity, Blue haze rising. Tink, tink, tink. Elusive creature, Never seen, A fleeting glimpse? Tink, tink, tink. Storm clouds gather,...

Life’s Twilight

Life’s Twilight – by Russell Perry How quickly it comes … life’s twilight. Youth has waned, it seems in just a blink. Whilst youth is yours you think not of twilight. Life is endless. “Old” is far away. Not your concern. Now questions stalk your secret moments… What...

Summer

SUMMER Summer will soon be here Summer can be  harsh,rough,burning and sticky With steamy days and nights Summer storms lash the coast with the sharp crack of lightning Bush fires destroy homes and blacken the earth But summer can bring  contentment The uncannily...

Introducing Me

Introducing Me a little wordplay by emma   Hello. I’m me. I call myself em – to let you see me, see who is em – me – from not only one point of view.   It is not for me to tell you who I am, who is em or me, but simply speak and be and let you...

A Tourist Snapshot

A Tourist Snapshot   Twin peaks. But one lay flat in Reflection Lake – a gleaming image of Rainier, inverted at our feet; a snow cone wrapped in a deep blue skirt, with fir trees crowding black around; a scene to breathe in, to draw up from the water; to...

The Writer – Free verse poetry.

The Writer by Russell Perry When a story ends, a new one must begin; for writing is as drawing breath. A blank page brings promise of adventure, eagerly awaiting my words, my imagination, and so it begins. The adventure has been imagined, the story plotted, but...