Poems

When I Consider

When I Consider…
Inspired by John Milton’s poem “On His Blindness” More of the poem in PDF

Varda’s Poem

Once she saw the sunlight on the dimpling waves
And said, “Look Mummy, the water’s smiling!”
I wondered at the imagery her three-year mind brought forth.
She often gives me cause to wonder, this child of mine. More of the poem in PDF

Death

I am as yet untouched by Death,
Have lost no dear ones close to me,
And yet it seems I know him well,
This grey presence reminding what is to be. More of the poem in PDF

The Hyacinth

The fairy asked the Hyacinth
If she could have a flower,
To make herself a dainty frock
And a bell for the fairy tower. More of the poem in PDF

When I Was Young

When I was young I used to think
That wisdom came with age; More of the poem in PDF