Cyprus Symphony

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Featured Symphony Poems

January 20, 2013

Exercise Machine

Black and immobile he waits in the shadows Quietly, in the far corner of the room, Urging me to use him soon. I’m told if I […]
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 […]
January 20, 2013

The Cat with No Tail

Where are you, you sad ginger cat with no tail? For you usually appear demanding sex, and food that’s not stale. Proclaiming your desire by your […]
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

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 […]
January 20, 2013

Because (Song)

Because I love you, I must go away Far from your eyes your arms where I once lay.   Your melodious voice, your touch so soft. […]
February 5, 2013

Passion

I was there for you in spirit, for a year or more before my fall; Not clinging like the ivy on the ancient stone wall, But, […]
February 5, 2013

The Drought

In December, two thousand and eight, Our dam a puddle, still no rain in sight. Cyprus, where water rationing is the call. Stop go control, causes […]
January 20, 2013

Warning

I am un-nerved by this eerie breeze sweeping down from the Troodos range, Rustling the trees and leaves sinisterly strange. Does the wind carry bad omens […]
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 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 […]
January 20, 2013

Why

Unexpectedly, senselessly and thoughtlessly a cretin put down poison. They said to exterminate in the area, snakes and vermin. Now my cats that did this job […]
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 […]
January 20, 2013

The Pianist

Poised like a python ready to attack He sits on the edge of the black dimpled stool, His long youthful legs almost straight, His shiny shoes […]