Poetry Blog by Dean Fraser - The Quantum Poet

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Talking To Myself

As I observe, I feel I need to ask myself “Why is it that people talk without thinking first?”

I see it everywhere I venture, people creating their very own version of hell and I wonder “Why would they do that? Make their life so limited and one dimensional?”

Further pondering on the matter drew me to further observe “They ask for exactly what they don’t want, all the time, why would they th...

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#inspiration

Summer Rain

To walk in the cleansing summer rain

Nirvana for humans and parched ground

Pine trees, roses, the damp earth

And a thousand other scents

All at once nature ‘s fragrances

Teasing senses with their beauty

Thoroughly soaking wet and caring not

Simple joys of being alive…

 

FROM A HEALING FOR GAIA www.deanfrasercentral.com

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#nature #poem

The Same Thing Anyway

Our perception of reality

Our place in the world

Reality bubbles

Peering outward

From fathoms deep within

 

Sometimes overnight

Maybe a lifetime

Or more than one

Dismantle our own bubble

Take a good long look at you

 

Then the world

Created around and within us

Transformation underway

Re-learning

Awakening from spiritual amnesia

 

Unfolding

...

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#life #motivation

The Art Of Being

To fathom all the depths

The art of being

Harmonious communication with every atom spiralling

The multi-dimensional way of truth

The river so to carry

Intuition intelligence

Emotional maturity

Existing beyond dimensions

Simultaneously exuding love

Living within love

Limitless…

 

Taken from The Spark of Understanding (www.deanfrasercentral.com)

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#inspiration #poetry #freedom

A Break In The Wall

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A Break in the Wall

A busker plays piano accordion at the cross

Incongruous or perhaps that’s me?

Here to retrace the steps

Of my ancestors?

Well…no not really

Unless they were Roman?

 

Where was I?

Retracing steps…yes

I have been here before

Oh years before

Resided a stones throw away

Walking the wall

 

There are ghosts along this wall

Of my own mak...

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#poetry #memories #Cheshire

Kiss Me Quick - Tangerine Dream

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Standing next to the library a gallery of art

Nourishing the soul, culture they impart

Paintings, sound, all arts it embraces

Taking us to many far away places

 

Streets a mix of Victorian architectural hints

Mixing harmoniously with all the glitz and chintz

What should be a total clash somehow blends in its uniqueness

Becoming quite sublime to the senses in its completenes...

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#poetry #memories #Lancashire

Asking Questions

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#mindful #poetry

Boots 3

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On the cold winters morning thermal boots are pulled on

The radio announced…ground frost and the promise of snow later in the day

And yet she is happy…

Happy because she is doing what she loves

The market is freezing in December

Icy winds blow and there is no sunlight to warm frozen hands

It’s the people you see

Fellow workers on the market, pleased to see her

Customers sto...

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#poem #history# family #story-telling #poetry

What?

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Tomorrow will be yesterday in two days...yesterday was tomorrow two days ago...the only possible reality is NOW...everything else is just past/future tense...

 

Taken from The Poems Less Spoken

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#mindfulness #thoughts

SO MANY WORDS

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Words

Words

Words

So many words

So many words

So many words

Words of threat

Words of bullying

Words of thoughtlessness

Words can crush any potential

 

Words

Words

Words

So many words

So many words

So many words

Words of encouragement

Words of support

Words to lend a Loving hand           

Words can move any mountain

 

Taken from poe...

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#inspiration #poetry #freedom

The Busy Fool

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From poetry album A Healing For Gaia

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#inspiration #poetry #freedom

The Short-Term Memory

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Taken from poetry album A Healing for Gaia. www.deanfrasercentral.com

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#lifestory#motivation#poetry

The Quantum Poet...

Our bodies borrowed from the Universe

A billion years old

Yet renewing every moment.

What will history say when your story is told?

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Finding Himself in Nature

Deep in the heart of the forest

He lingers a moment to rest

He knows well his destination

Two hours meander his estimation

Finding the oldest tree of all, he hesitates

Sat, leant against the trunk he meditates

 

High within the mountain peaks

Within himself answers he seeks

All the world below somewhere

Quietly he finds his spot up there

Sheltered by cairn, thought...

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meditationpersonal-freedomself-knowledge

Remembering

Some truths are hard to conceive

Beyond what I’m able to believe

The joy remembered as tears we cried

How is it 35 years since Ian Curtis died?

 

 

A man who once lived in Macclesfield, this poem was written in May 2015

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#poetry #joy division

The Old Straight Track

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#historicalpoem #inspirational

Eyes Open Wide

With purest open heart

Negativity now depart

In beauty walking

Inner voice talking

Cleansed, whole

Mind, body, soul

Harmonious living

Smiles easily giving

Complete inside

Eyes open wide

Still point that is sought

All actions, all thought

Transformation undergo

To understand, to know

Truly deeply fathom

Love in every atom…

 

Dean Fraser - The Quant...

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#poetry #motivation #inspirational

The River and The Sea

A canoe launches into shallowest water

All but a stream

High in the mountains

Forward motion begins

Avoiding rocks

Patiently progress is made

Slowly yet surely

Widening and then

In an instant transformed

A cacophony of noise fills his ears

Rapids!

With long-won skill, he traverses

Shooting onwards

Summersaulting

Yet in control

Then calm returns

First...

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#nature #poem #life

If I Take My Leave

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If I take my leave of the green green wood

Home to Herne the Hunter and Robin Hood

Sunlight finding its way through the branches…magical

A living breathing ecosystem starting with the botanical

The symphony of nature provided by operatic birdsong

Natural balance perfecting, every creature does belong

 

If I take my leave of the green green wood

Would it cease to exist? I wo...

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#Ecology#nature #poem

Labels

Which style of clothes we choose to wear

Are those designer labels on show there?

Or supermarket jeans with matching top

Did that bag come from an online shop?

Got to dress-up that look, make it “you”

Designer a must, branded training shoe

 

Myriad of gadgets await our pleasure

How exactly to enjoy our leisure?

Binned phone, new model pride of place

How is it better, ...

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# nature#protest poem#truly living

Art Of Being

To fathom all the depths

The art of being

Harmonious communication with every atom spiralling

The multi-dimensional way of truth

The river so to carry

Intuition intelligence

Emotional maturity

Existing beyond dimensions

Simultaneously exuding love

Living within love

Limitless…

 

 

Dean Fraser – The Quantum Poet (taken from The Spark of Understanding)

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#love#meaningoflife

Island of My Mind

I would look from my window yonder

Untamed nature

Wild

Waves crashing upon beach

Heart of winter

Gales pounding

Residing here

Pioneering buccaneer

Safe in my sanctuary

 

Seasons change

 

I would share this transient place

My island

Wild

Waves lap gently upon beach

Heart of summer

Warming breeze

Growing here

Deeply see and hear

Safe in my ...

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#inspiration#nature

Today in this 21st Century

Today I pull up the drawbridge

My domain

My castle

None may enter

 

Today I go to the mountain

My niche

My cave

None may find me

 

Today I commune with nature

My forest

My seashore

None may follow

 

Today I bid adieu for a while

My freedom

My retreat

None may know

 

Dean Fraser - The Quantum Poet (from Beyond Poetry) www.deanfrasercentral...

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ARE YOU READY?

Spend your life dreaming about trivia and that's what you end up with
Make your dreams big ones...big, bold and in glorious technicolour
Paint them across your imagination and go wild.
And if the dream is possible, however remotely, there is a good chance the way will be made available to achieve your dream.
It will happen...the choice is then yours...how much do you want it? and how brave do ...

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#inspiration

Talking to Myself

As I observe, I feel I need to ask myself “Why is it that people talk without thinking first?”

I see it everywhere I venture, people creating their very own version of hell and I wonder “Why would they do that? Make their life so limited and one dimensional?”

 

Further pondering on the matter drew me to further observe “They ask for exactly what they don’t want, all the time, why would th...

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#life #motivation#philosophy

Supermarket

Super marketing
Promotions offering
Now less than half price
Luxury range is twice as nice
Free wine with every ready meal
Buy one get one free, what a deal
10p off washing powder
Save on our bean chowder
Giant store dominates the landscape

Spend now, there can be no escape!

 

Dean Fraser – The Quantum Poet (from The Lancashire Poems)

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#humour #poetry

EVE?

She bit into the green apple with perfect white teeth

Is her hair really that shade of red? I suspend disbelief

Smartly dressed she stands there all of the day

Kitchens, selling them to anyone, to earn her pay

She sees all life going on, standing, smiling next to her display

She must have heard it all, chatted up in every possible way

Managing to look like the kitchens she sells ...

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#observational poetry #people

Inspiration in a Rose

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Dean Fraser (www.deanfrasercentral.com)

Taken from Audio-Book A HEALING FOR GAIA. 

 

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#poetry #motivation #inspirational

FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS

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I like bridges and piers, in a parallel World I’m a civil engineer
in this World I am mostly civil and mostly sincere

I like architecture, in a parallel World I designed Big Ben

In this World I just sketch buildings with my pen

I like trains, in a parallel World I drive them across the USA

In this World no leaves on the track is for all I pray

I like trees, in a parallel World I ha...

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#poetry #motivation #inspirational

Eyes Open Wide

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With purest open heart

Negativity now depart

In beauty walking

Inner voice talking

Cleansed, whole

Mind, body, soul

Harmonious living

Smiles easily giving

Complete inside

Eyes open wide

Still point that is sought

All actions all thought

Transformation undergo

To understand, to know

Truly deeply fathom

Love in every atom…

 

Dean Fraser - The Quantu...

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#poetry #motivation #inspirational

Rhododendrons And The Hudson River

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Unexpected botanical specimens appreciated as we wait

Rhododendrons growing wild, well untamed at any rate

We want to see it after dark, adding textures, night views

Navigated Hell’s Kitchen, towards our Liberty Cruise

Flowers near the ferry office, she takes photos up close

Standing back I admire, a poem in my head I compose

The tour starts, Liberty awaiting our pleasure

Our ...

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#poetry #travel #NYC

Nature Freely Gives

Jack In The Green awakens from his slumber

Spring is upon us, nature in all her wonder

Gaze in awe of rebirth, renewal, fertility

Stood deep in the forest, deep within tranquillity

 

Robin Goodfellow his mischief to perform

Souring milk, trampling crop circles from fields of corn

Tripping those who into the green wood unwary tread

Laughing, yet another traveller away from p...

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#poetry #inspirational #nature #folklore

Amber

The street infused with an amber glow

Changing moods and colours into a twilight reality

Of half remembered days before

When night was dark and a panorama of stars stretched out across the sky

All the constellations existing as everyday entities

The Pole Star…re-assuring in its certainty to guide the way

Whole Oceans being crossed using only the night sky as a map

Compasses be...

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#poem #story

Boots 2

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He slept with his boots on

Although true sleep is alien to him now

A cacophony of sound disturbs his slumber

Fear being his daily reality

He had volunteered, the Chorley Pals they called them

His friends were right there with him, wanting to do their bit

He had been in the hell to which they sent him for only two weeks

And yet he had already outlived all his Pals

A veteran ...

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#poetry #poem

Every Day A Celebration

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Remember, Remember…the what of November?
Was sure there was something…try to remember
Dates in a diary reminders of significance
Sure there was something...just think perchance
Perchance to think…or was it sleep?
Or is perchancing to think altogether too deep?
Ahhh good old computer the answers I seek
To google or not? I’ll just have a peek
November is Vegan Month…hurray!
I’m writing this...

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#poem #poetry #comedy

CENTRAL PARK AFTER DARK

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Taken from my audiobook 247 Poems

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#poetry #travel #NYC

The Water Diviners

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dowsingpoempoetrywater divining

City Life - Follow Your Bliss

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#poetry #motivation #inspirational

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