A Few Short Poems

The Australian Independent Media Network


A small collection.

For me poetry is the art of saying a lot with just a few words. Where one line can be a story in itself. An example is “Sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy” A lyric by the now deceased singer songwriter John Denver. If you just think about that line you can feel it, even make a story from it. Yes song lyrics are a form of poetry. People write in different styles and you can break grammatical rules but for me it is an abstract art where you allow the reader to think between the lines. Much the same as abstract art does.

Wisdom Senses

How long is a day in the darkness?
When compared with a lifetime of light
Why want for the love of another
If at first you cannot love yourself
What good is the sound of music?
If you cannot hear…

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