Fragrant Night

Fragrant night
Without a care
In the company
Of friends and blood
On a winding path
With music and a
Wafting scent of lilac
In the air.

The Boatman Ages

The boatman’s black hair

has grown long

And his beard a peppered grey

His body has grown thin and older

But he still plays

His oar turned mandolin

and keeps his many golden secrets

as he sits and moves across the


Where to get: Free Verse in Useless Times

Just a little shameless self promotion : As you may or may not know, I have been working on publishing my first poetry book and it has now hit the “e-shelves” -“Free Verse in Useless Times”
I really hope you will buy and enjoy it –  the poetry in the collection been described by one reviewer as ” lovely and sometimes profound” it’s $3.99 US and if you do, please also consider leaving a review. Both would mean a lot to me. You can purchase it through iBooks, Indigo and Chapters Kobo or on Smashwords, the self-publishing site that I have used. Here are the links:
***Please feel free to pass this on to any family and any friends that you may think of that may enjoy contemporary poetry

Apple’s iBooks –

Indigo/Chapters Kobo –

Smashwords -

Thanks for considering and again, best of the season and a very happy New Year!

Thank you for your support !