Tag: Birthdays

The Colour of Your Light – A Poem

This poem is for Alexandra for her Birthday! * At first, I thought that the room was covered in rainbows. It was only afterwards that I realized the rainbows were coming from you. You’ve always been this source of light, shining so brightly from…

The Light In Our Lives – A Poem

The first time I heard you sing, I could see light moving around you. It shifted and fluttered in tune to your voice and, as the song reached its crescendo, it erupted in a starburst around you, as if you had somehow captured the…

A Patchwork of Time – A Poem

As I approach my fortieth year, I have been studying my body for signs of change. I have been wondering: Have I lived enough? Have I strived on with courage? Have I embraced my life? I look down at everything that makes up my…

Beautiful Like the Sun – A Poem

* This poem is for Rachael on her Birthday. Lots of love and light to you today!   When I first met you, I was struck by the light that emanated from you. There was a thrum of joy that came from you, spilling…

Sorrow and Joy – A Poem

I knew it would be a day of opposites. In the morning, saying farewell to one life and in the evening, celebrating another. In the end, however, there was joy and sadness at both. The funeral celebrated a life long lived of a much…

%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this: