My poetry book, After the Rain, has had its first two reviews! 🙂 Here is Diane Denton’s review from Goodreads. ~ I’ve been following Martin Shone’s blog, taken pleasure, been reassured and inspired by his poetry for many years. I keep his first two collections close by and often pick them up to randomly open … More After the Rain book reviews
Here’s a recording of me reading me 🙂 Five poems from After the Rain.
My book, After the Rain, is now available at Barnes & Noble, Lulu and Amazon for the price of £7.50. The book contains over 100 poems of Love, Nature, Humanity, Romance and Passion. Thank you for your continued support.
Oh delicate blossom Fragile wisp of spring A kiss from sun’s butterfly is enough for you For you are such a fine thing Oh delicate blossom Soft as ember’s ash Beware the heavy kiss of passion from the wake of sun’s sloughing For you are such a temporary thing Oh delicate blossom Gentle smile of … More Fragile wisp of spring
*** I have tree sap in my veins Rainwater in my tears My spirit plays with thunderous joy as the sunshine in my soul bleeds and as petals of love open and sway a fragrant caress comes my way I have tree sap in my veins Lightning in my heart My bones ache for the … More I have tree sap in my veins
tender shoots reach from the shadows as the blue sighs to become the green It is in those moments when solitude aches to be the sky slumbering hearts listen as the clouds smile It is in those moments when solitude aches to believe a scent of romance brushes the wild to drift and become a … More and maybe the flowers won’t bloom
Leaves shiver so as winter rips as they cling to life Birds peck frozen earth as winter rips as they cling to life Woody blood slows as winter rips as they cling to life Time is silent as winter rips as each moment … dies