Poetry Blog by Philippa Atkin
Debra Michaud on IN THE TIME OF QUIET (Fri, 1 May 2020 12:41 am)
Phillipa Wilson on IN THE TIME OF QUIET (Sun, 19 Apr 2020 08:53 am)
For anyone who is missing a loved one, especially a beloved pet x
I hope there’s a heaven for horses,
where the meadows are deep, lush and sweet,
with a shady spot under the oak trees,
for old friends to nuzzle and meet.
The nights will always be balmy,
with star-studded dark moleskin skies,
and mornings wake cool, still and gentle,
‘til the sun rises soft by and ...
Sunday 2nd May 2021 8:29 am
IN THE TIME OF QUIET
No one’s told the daffodils about the pause to Spring
And no one’s told the birds to roost and asked them not to sing
No one’s asked the lazy bee to cease his bumbling round
And no one’s stopped the bright green shoots emerging through the ground
No one’s told the sap to rest, deep within the wood
And stop the sleepy trees from waking, wreathed about in bud
No one’s tol...
Friday 27th March 2020 3:52 pm