Cyprus Symphony Book 1

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

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 […]
February 4, 2013

The Mediterranean Sea

With no fanfare or warning at all, On this evening of dreams, Mother nature modestly displays, Her silk chiffon shawl of the sea. Streaks of soft […]
February 4, 2013

Farewell

Farewell Bob, husband, father grandfather, friend. We will remember your goodness, your laughter my friend; Your patience and kindness, you gave of yourself. Always smiling, always […]
February 4, 2013

The Bull

Her face is frozen, her hands visibly trembling. Like an overstretched violin, her voice high and excitable. This woman is suffering, like the bull in the […]
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

Policy Makers

So many unnecessary, bad decisions, it seems, by badly briefed politicians. Who are these people who advise? What real experience have they had in their lives? […]
February 4, 2013

The Love of Myself: or Myself So Amazing

How stupid, not to see my magnificence. How stupid to pass me by, Does the dazzle of my magnificence , Not hit you in the eye? […]
February 4, 2013

The Devil’s Disciple

The Devil’s disciple has a seductive, silky voice. Like a poisonous viper sliding into our vulnerable lives; Watching, waiting for his moment to strike. In his […]
February 4, 2013

Margaret

Like a reed in the breeze, Her form, like a serpent sways, Her tousled red hair as flames cascade. The Irish dancer, dances the dance, of […]
February 4, 2013

The Old Friend

He told me, he thought me delicious, My hair the colour of corn, My smile unbelievably amazing, He told me he could not take his eyes […]
February 4, 2013

Ray Wyre

Oh Ray, we are so sorry You slipped away from us in your sleep. Too soon to leave us, so much still to do. You leave […]
February 4, 2013

The Engagement

You sounded so happy when you broke the news, That you had proposed. So strong that I felt you could not go wrong. Beverley, bubbly, dynamic, […]
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

See Me

See me as a soldier, trained and ready to go To serve my Queen and country and give my life as well. My uniform is made […]