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You will never know just what you find when you step outside your mind, for a moment and take flight to the wide and starry night, where some things may be revealed ...
A poem about a train wreck.
A metaphor poem - metasong - about The DragonRiders:
When we ride the dragons, we are wide and free ...
This collection of poetry contains some of my personal favourite poems of all times - Steel Lord obviously, my ode to Lord Lucian; but there are also some other poems that I've always particularly loved, such as Mission, The Alien Hunter, and Unicorn Union which gives the collection its title.
One day I'll find an open mike poetry night somewhere and read Unicorn Union out aloud ...
I was just uploading a piece of art called Angel City when this poem came to me.
And in the middle of writing it, the postman knocked on the door and delivered a parcel with opalite angels - wonderful timing :-)
The other day, this poem, The Oldest Castle, sprang to mind when I was trying to explain to someone why you mustn't give up too soon when you are dealing with memories and trying to remember a genesis event. After much searching, today I finally found it - dated 5.6.1994.
Here's The Oldest Castle ... a story poem, and a metaphor poem for so many things ...
This is a very rare little book of poetry - Fairy Tales by Silvia Hartmann, May 1994. Only 24 copies were printed in the first place, and this is the last known battered survivor.
Fairy Tales contains 23 poems: Tarot - Spell - Silent Mirror - Pyramid - Ghost - Soul Hunter - Scylla & Charybdis - Bride of Christ - Message - Sleeping Beauty - Seagulls - Peter Pan - 100 - Wild Apprentices - Agenda - Sword - Castle - Candle - The Book - To Find The Child - Magic Carpet - Waterway - Bedtime. Enjoy.
To me, poems are a way to express oneself without having to look over the shoulder at ol' Granma grammar, without some teacher standing by with a rod to hit your knuckles if you says somming what they dunnot likes.
Freedom with words.
Do as you please, what you will; I sometimes do. Here's why I love Misty Mornings ...
I asked for a metasong to start off the new decade on the 1st of the 1st, 2011, and duely, The Time Chamaeleon was delivered to me.
As is the case with classic metasong, it wants to be spoken and heard rather than just read; so if you read the Time Chamaeleon out aloud, you will get more of a sense what it is about and why it is here ...
A magic wedding poem, that doubles as a magic love spell.
Two Dragons is the perfect poem for a pagan wedding ceremony such as handfasting.
Whilst working on a catalogue of paintings, in which I have added as a detail if there is a poem or a story to go with the painting, I came across the German poem Zaubervogel.
I was going to add it to the catalogue as was, but then decided to translate the German poem into English. As I'm the author, and therefore know "what I was trying to say" (!) this was easy and interesting too.
Here is the original German poem Der Zaubervogel and my translation, the Magic Bird. Oh, and the painting. Of course ... :-)
This short inspirational poem by QED is about the sunrise - and what could be more of a metaphor than that?
In the still
Poets are funny people ... must be writing all that poetry that does it!
Stands to reason ... !
Here's a funny poem about the soul of the poet from 2006.
An inspirational poem, an educational poem, a Project Sanctuary journey, a HypnoDream - the mysterious box has many things inside ...
On the brightwhite sandy beach
The Pearl - a poem about beauty & pain by QED.
Beauty lies so deep within me
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