Poetry

A New Era of Peace and Happiness for Little Children

This poem I felt inspired to write today as I contemplate one of the darkest issues on our planet – Pedophilia, I can barely write the words it so horrifies me. So I have felt to write and see what wisdom arises to help me to make peace with this. I feel the geometric circle… Continue reading

Global Poetry

World Poetry Day

 

UNESCO World Poetry Day Message 2018

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Dreams
Hold fast to dreams
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird
That cannot fly.
Hold fast to dreams
For when dreams go
Life is a barren field
Frozen with snow.… Continue reading

We Teach What We Learn and Learn What We Teach

We Teach What We Learn and Learn What We Teach

 

This is a poem for all the great teachers,

That share their knowledge and wisdom,

Opening up new windows of enquiry,

Inspiring students to look at the panoramic before casting the first stone.

 

Education is the stimulus to critically think,

And not take… Continue reading

Elementary Nature is the Nature of Elementals

 

Elementary Nature

 

The fire burns,

The shadows dance,

The ocean crashes,

Against the shore of my resistance,

For resistance is useless,

As the sandstone sculpture breaks down,

Eventually.

 

The wind is blowing icy cold,

As I try to get warm,

My arms folded and my head down,

I fight against the current… Continue reading

Envisaging A New Future

This is my walking meditation.

 

A NEW FUTURE

No-one knows the meaning of justice,
Unless they have experienced what is un-just,

No-one knows real poverty,
Unless they have begged on the streets in desperation.

No-one knows violence,
Unless violence has knocked down their safety door.

No-one knows financial collapse,
Unless they find there is… Continue reading

Mohandas Gandhi

“Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.”

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