Cyprus Symphony Book 1

February 4, 2013

Walter

Sweet dear jester of our time, We love and honour you, For you bravely give your humour, To everyone you meet. To see the children smile, […]
February 4, 2013

Disturbing Person

Exploding with laughter he leapt into my life And Cypriot sunshine engulfed the whole place. Complex, clever, kind and astute, Sensitive, assertive, but never morose. This […]
February 4, 2013

Natalie

How delighted, we all are, to be here today. To witness the marriage of this extraordinary girl. We have seen Natalie blossom from child to bride. […]
February 4, 2013

Peter the Padre

With humility, Peter the Padre wears the cloth of God; Giving compassion and strength to the lonely worried soldier’s wife. He helps to decompress the soldiers […]
February 4, 2013

The Taxi

I look up, and my heart leaps with joy and relief, There he is, my black shiny cab with his lights lit up. Whisking along the […]
February 4, 2013

The Fire of Akrounta

The narrow road winds into a loop. The billowing white clouds of smoke, Are on my left. On my right, the dried up reservoir. The grass […]
February 4, 2013

The Abused Child

The abused child cannot run away and hide, For they are invisibly tied, exposed to the evils of mankind. Love care and protection has been denied, […]
February 4, 2013

Troubled Thoughts

Thinking of true friendships, troubled thoughts of others fade. Golden thoughts of friends, replaces this disquiet. To be immersed with loving smiles in my mind, To […]
February 4, 2013

The Sentence

The Judge on the bench looks solemnly down, The weight of poor law upon him. He looks down on the worried young soldier before him, Both […]
February 4, 2013

My Home

My home, with outstretched arms embracing all who call. The swallows, every year make their nests above the lanterns in the cloisters. They dart and swoop […]
February 4, 2013

Kingston Hospital

There she lay, her hopes and spirits high, Trusting the surgeon’s skill to save her. Due to nursing neglect her health had deteriorated And the staff […]
February 4, 2013

Simon

He is there at the door, almost before you have called. Young and capable, Satellite Simon, known to nearly all. Stocky, not too tall, huge smile, […]
February 4, 2013

Michael

My lover lies in deep slumbering bliss, His sweet breath reaching to the heavens to kiss. All is quiet, save the beating of my heart, Beating […]
February 4, 2013

Dancing

Smiling blue eyes asked me to dance. We floated up and away, Into a magical world, no place, no time And I felt so alive. Will […]
February 4, 2013

Trust

Trust visited my soul today; And unworthy thoughts and fears took flight. Trust has taken up residence now. Thank you trust, for giving me your gift […]