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Spiritual Poems:

Abandoned Faith

A Time To

Awaiting Reunion **

Beyond Paper Doors


The Door


Eternal Love

Faith Shall Yet Ascend

Freedom Impart

Guide on the Way

Highway to Heaven

Holy Islands: Haibun

Hope Will Rise Again

Jacob’s Ladder

Kingdoms Rise, Kingdoms Fall

Let There Be Light

Life’s Journey **

The Magi

Notebook 2: The Lord’s Book

Over All that Flows

Praise to the Three in One

Prayer Among the Candles


Quiet Yard

Sacred Places Above Below

Three in One

Treasure That You Bear


The Wager

What Have You Seen?

When Life’s Road Is Rough


Other Verse:

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

Ablaze in Glory

Ahab’s Mistress

All You Will Ever Need

As Twilight Comes**

Aunt Polly’s Fence

Autumn Has Come

The Awakening

Awash in Stillness

Before The Light Fades

Believe: A Cinquain

Beneath/Upon a Pond: Peace

Beyond The Ruby Cliffs: Tanka

Bottles In Their Rows


Broken Children?

The Castle


Chance Meeting **

Cheese Please!

The Clouds of Childhood

Cotton Candy Words

Daisies in the Breeze

Defiant Islands of the Fjord



The Diet


Distant Dream*



Evolution of Man


The Failure

Final Battle

Finding Calm

Fire On The Mountain*

Fire Song

“Footsteps of the Mind”

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 *

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”

Just a Splash


Life’s Twisting Path*

Lives Etched

Love Lies Bleeding


Micro Poems 1

Micro Poems 2

Micro Poems 3

Micro Poems 4

Micro Poems 5

Micro Poems 6

Micro Poems 7

Micro Poems 8

Micro Poems 9

Micro Poems 10

Micro Poems 11

Micro Poems 12

Micro Poems 13

Micro Poems 14


Nature’s Splendor

Nest-ward Bound

Never Truly Apart

Nightfall: A Simple Cinquain

Nocturnal Moments

Not All Darkness Is Night

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 *


Pomegranate Queen*

Power of Voice

Private Moments

Prometheus’ Gift


The Red Knight

Reflections on the Birkenau Sky *

River’s Journey

Roadside Wonder

Road Worthy*

The Sail-Maker


Shops: All in a Row

The Siblings of Dark and Light


Souq Song

The Stars Rejoice

Sunshine Garden

The Tailor*

Tearful Celebration**

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This Seat Has Been Taken

Thoughts Cast Adrift

Tired of Reasons

To Await A Coming Storm

To Play on Words

To Sell One’s Soul

To Serve

Travelling Hand in Hand**

Turning Point

Up A Creek: A Goose Song


We Shall Be Waiting

Well of Loneliness**

What Smiles Hide**

When Monsters We Seek

When We Were Very Young

Where I Stand

The Wild One: A Nonet

Winds of Change

Without Horizon*


* Contain religious or spiritual themes

** Poems for Dianne