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Spiritual Poems:

Abandoned Faith

A Time To

Awaiting Reunion **

Beyond Paper Doors


Brother Beekeeper *


The Door


Eternal Love

Faith Shall Yet Ascend

Faith – The Void Filler: Tanka **

Freedom Impart

The Good Wife **

Great Things Shall Come **

Guide on the Way

Highway to Heaven

Holy Islands: Haibun

Hope Will Rise Again

In All Things **


Jacob’s Ladder

Kingdoms Rise, Kingdoms Fall

Let There Be Light

Life’s Journey **

The Magi

The New Day

Notebook 2: The Lord’s Book

Over All that Flows

Praise to the Three in One

Prayer Among the Candles


Quiet Yard

The Righteous Shall Shine**

Sacred Places Above Below

Sufferings Just Can’t Compare **

Three in One

To Love You and Draw You Home

Treasure Rediscovered**

Treasure That You Bear

Turbulence **


The Wager

Weary But Renewed Each Day **

What Have You Seen?

When Life’s Road Is Rough


Other Verse:

A Few Things

A Grotto View: A Tanka

A Song in the Key of Tea (The Tea Song)

Ablaze in Glory

Ahab’s Mistress

All You Will Ever Need

As Twilight Comes**

At Dawn: A Haibun

Aunt Polly’s Fence


Autumn Has Come

Autumn’s Promise **/*

The Awakening

Awash in Stillness

Baby Sister

The Beau: A Inversed Nonet

Before The Light Fades

Believe: A Cinquain

The Belle: A Nonet

Beneath/Upon a Pond: Peace

Beware of Hospitality Betrayed

Beyond The Ruby Cliffs: Tanka

The Bluebells’ Welcome: A Haibun**

Bottles In Their Rows


Broken Children?

The Castle

Celebration of Life */**


Chance Meeting **

Cheese Please!

The Clouds of Childhood

Cotton Candy Words

The Crack of Dawn

Curse Unearthed?: A Tanka

Daisies in the Breeze

Defiant Islands of the Fjord



The Diet


Distant Dream*

The Doll



Evolution of Man


The Failure

Favourite **

Final Battle

Finding Calm

Fire On The Mountain*

Fire Song

First Date **

“Footsteps of the Mind”

For A Moment Golden

For the Love of It


Free Me*

The Gaul

Girl I Never Knew*

The Graduate: A Haibun

Great Outdoors

Guileless Spirit

Head Held Up: A Tanka of Hope *


Helpful Reminder */**

Her Request **

Hidden In A Garden


Honeysuckle Memories

Hong Kong

In the Eye of the Beholder

In The Face of Grief: Haibun **

In the Nick of Time


Into the Woods

An Invitation/An Opening

It’s Not Antipathy

January’s Sentinel

The “Joke”

Journey of the Amster-damned

Just a Splash


Let the Balefires Burn

Life’s Twisting Path*

Lives Etched

Love Lies Bleeding


Melt in Your Mouth

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Nature’s Splendor

Nest-ward Bound

Never Truly Apart

Nightfall: A Simple Cinquain

Nocturnal Moments

Noon: A Tanka

Not All Darkness Is Night

Not For Sale!

Notebook 1: My Notebook

Of A Female Voice Freely Given

Of Moors and More

On Remembrance

On Yarmouth Beach

Padre’s Rambling: A Haibun *

Peach *


Politics: A Tanka

Pomegranate Queen*

Power of Voice

Private Moments

Prometheus’ Gift


The Quiver

The Red Knight

Reflections on the Birkenau Sky *

The Rehearsal: A Haibun

River’s Journey

Roadside Wonder

Road Worthy*

The Rock

The Sail-Maker

Sense of Direction


Shooting Star: A Haibun (with double haiku)**

Shops: All in a Row

The Siblings of Dark and Light


Souq Song

Spring In The Heart: A Tanka **

The Stars Rejoice

Sunshine Garden

The Tailor*

The Tea Party

Tearful Celebration**

Terms and Conditions Apply

This Seat Has Been Taken

Thoughts Cast Adrift

Through The Seasons: A Monotetra

Ticking Away: A Haibun

Tired of Reasons

To Await A Coming Storm

To Play on Words

To Sell One’s Soul

To Serve

Trapped In My Ancient Fear

Travelling Hand in Hand**

Turning Point


Up A Creek: A Goose Song


Visiting the Past **

The Water Dragons

We Shall Be Waiting

Well of Loneliness**

What Smiles Hide**

When Monsters We Seek

When We Were Very Young

Where I Stand

The Widower: A Single Tear **

The Wild One: A Nonet

Winded Child

Winds of Change

Without Horizon*


* Contain religious or spiritual themes

** Poems for Dianne