POEMS: “The laughing song” (from an older post) by William Blake

When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy,
And the dimpling stream runs laughing by;
When the air does laugh with our merry wit,
And the green hill laughs with the noise of it;

FATHER’S DAY POEMS: “Father: The Changing Role” by Trina Graves

“Father: The Changing Role” Each generation brings change To all the roles of family As each new unit forms Different ways are clear to see We are moulded by the experiences Shaped in our early childhood Our parents views of their roles Became the truth we understood Different families merge In life, their ways and…

INSPIRATIONAL POEMS: “May my heart” by E. E. Cummings

“May my heart” May my heart always be open to little birds who are the secrets of living whatever they sing is better than to know and if men should not hear them men are old may my mind stroll about hungry and fearless and thirsty and supple and even if it’s sunday may I…

FATHER’S POEMS: “Today’s Father” by Trina Graves

Today’s Father The Father of today Is free to take his role In any direction he wants He can set his own goal Fathers of the past Were shackled to society Having to always fit in Blinkered from other ways to be Not allowed at the birth No sharing of the nurturing Only some playing…

INSPIRATIONAL POEMS: “Seeking For Happiness” by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“Seeking For Happiness” Seeking for happiness we must go slowly; The road leads not down avenues of haste; But often gently winds through by ways lowly, Whose hidden pleasures are serene and chaste. Seeking for happiness we must take heed Of simple joys that are not found in speed. Eager for noon-time’s large effulgent splendour,…

MYSTIC POEMS: “Freedom! the deep breath!” by Edward Carpenter

“Freedom! the deep breath!”    Freedom! the deep breath! the word heard centuries and centuries beforehand; the soul singing low and passionate to itself: Joy! Joy! Not as in a dream. The earth remains and daily life remains, and the scrubbing of doorsteps, and the house and the care of the house remains; but Joy…

POEMS: “Photographs” by Trina Graves

“Photographs” May 23, 2019 Trina GravesLeave a comment A split second of time Frozen for all to see Photographs are treasures Capturing memories clearly Beautiful scenes full of colour People smiling having fun Whether a garden in winter Or an exotic paradise of sun Our Earth is abundantly rich Opulent beauty wherever you look Landscapes,…

INSPIRATIONAL POEMS: “Be Love, Seek Joy” by Trina Graves

  “Be Love, Seek Joy”   May 20, 2019 Trina GravesLeave a comment Nearing the end of 2014 I decided to visit the beach A visualization in my mind When answers I couldn’t reach I’d been going round in circles Not knowing which way to turn What should I focus on? Was my dominant concern James…