Cyprus Symphony Book 3

January 20, 2013

Spring Morning in Cyprus

The morning is golden, abundant with sensual sensations to embrace; I breathe in the aroma of the newly opened lemon flowers, Pungent in the air their […]
January 20, 2013

Peter Rafferty

Peter, the last born of the Rafferty clan Beloved by parents and siblings, has grown into an exceptional man. As a child a little chubby, endearingly […]
January 20, 2013

The Scrounger

Uninvited, the scrounger strolls up for lunch dinner or tea And simpering enquires if he may join the party. Sunny smiles fade, disappointment reigns High spirits […]
January 20, 2013

The Bride to Be

on Hearing of the Engagement Your happiness, like a light shower of stardust From England, settled over Cyprus.   What dazzling light and warmth I feel; […]
January 20, 2013

The Last Embrace

Your loving arms embraced me so sweetly I thought you sincere, Your sentiments of true love were proclaimed together with tears. We promised each other loving […]
January 20, 2013

Felix

You are the first born of the new Rafferty clan. On the 2nd of May, in the early hours of the day You were lifted out […]
January 20, 2013

The Bad Debt

After two and a half months the debt had still not been paid Despite many phone calls between both PAs. Dave and I found ourselves at […]
January 20, 2013

Cyprus’s Spirit

She stalks the land Aphrodite so pure; Goddess of love, beauty and sexual rapture.   This outstanding beauty, was born out of savagery Which Coronus caused […]
January 20, 2013

The Birthday

for Elizabeth Anne What are your thoughts on this Your thirty first birthday? Such a long time ago I gave birth To a very special person, […]
January 20, 2013

The Palace of Westminster

What majesty of awesome beauty and dignity we find her, The Palace of Westminster standing on the bank of The Thames, London’s ancient river. For over […]
January 20, 2013

At the Charity Bazaar

Leather and canvas shod feet constantly streaming on past; Are these pairs of brown and black shoes the last? Can’t they see what quality they pass? […]
January 20, 2013

Daniel

My son Daniel is huge in so many ways, There is a depth in his soul that in wonder I gaze.   His sweet sense of […]
January 20, 2013

The Prayer

Let the stream of love never fail flowing From the very depths of my being; Despite dark days disappointing, Constantly it must surely always be spilling, […]
January 20, 2013

Starvation

Squatting listlessly in the dust in Africa’s searing sunshine, with no murmur, The half alive starving aged young Mother Wearily brushes persistent flies from the face […]
January 20, 2013

Depression

Her brow is furrowed, with deep lines of worry Anxiety has etched them making her ugly. In photos of yore we see her face, dark grave […]