Cyprus Symphony Book 2

February 5, 2013

The Gem

You had a diamond, a pearl in your palm. You let her slip between your open fingertips. Easily discarding uncaring, doing her harm. You were blind […]
February 5, 2013

Elena of The Aegean.

Standing youthfully tall and strikingly classic; Her black hair away from her face so fine and aristocratic, Her merry brown eyes and open smiling countenance Uplifts […]
February 5, 2013

Our Church of England

Our much loved, cared for chapel, attended by so many people Can be viewed on a knoll from the road, door to steeple; And the soldier […]
February 5, 2013

Mike the Alarm

I think of Mike as Mr. Cyprus, middle aged, not too tall. With a deep knowledge of alarms and so much more, he is curious about […]
February 6, 2013

The New President

Determined he strode purposefully into the arena. He, who had won the hearts and votes of his fellow countrymen. The first black American to lead his […]
February 5, 2013

Sinister Shadows

Sinister shadows steal into our vista, Like a murderer injecting poison where he had kissed her, The young and innocent are first to fall victim, The […]
February 6, 2013

Turning Away

I tend to turn away from ugly scenes; When perhaps I should have stayed, changed things. If I ignore, what is blatantly wrong, my conscience stings. […]
February 5, 2013

Expectations

If I hope for pleasant presents presented on a plate, Phone calls or messages that do not present, Of gifts of loving sentiment that do not […]
February 6, 2013

The Present

If I could, I would present you, with all your aspirations; Parceled up in protective silk, that I would use for wrapping. Also, my gift for […]
February 5, 2013

Spirit of England

We are invited here to celebrate, the spirit of Saint George. We come together to remember our heroes, writers, inventors, leaders. We led the world until […]
February 5, 2013

Remorse

If I have ever upset you, or given a moments disquiet, Please forgive me, for I am a child of the universe, And wrong doings against […]
February 5, 2013

Mother about Daughter

My unique beautiful daughter, a gift to us all from God, The sweetest truest person that walks the land. Why then does the world seem unfairly […]
February 5, 2013

The Downpour

Black thunder clouds above the mountains Proclaiming at last, rain is advancing; To quench the parched dry soil’s thirst And to feed the unborn blade of […]
February 5, 2013

Liza Midas

A blue and white diamond in the Mycenaean sea, Resting in her berth patiently waiting for me. Gently swaying to the harbour’s harmony, Of the rattle […]
February 5, 2013

Dr Americos

How many are there, who are truly great? How many in a lifetime do we actually meet? Shadows of those past and present in our memory, […]