a song (for the spider)

Spider Orchid, Beechworth Historical Park - 21/10/2021 andwho are youto me onlya spider flower posturingwhile I pass Ican walk away youdon’t frighten me so settle downjustcalm yourself no need to standhigh no needto threaten I’ll leave you alonebutI won’tforget that youstood upwhen I wentwalking past bravespider flowerI salute youwith a photograph a lineof poem anda … Continue reading a song (for the spider)

the man who forgot (his nancy’s)

ohthat is a beautifullittle flower whatis it called she sighedquietly he always asked could neverremember it is a nancy an early nancy through late winterand into the springthey would often walkthrough the scrubby forest granite rocks scraggly trees littered undergrowth oftenthey would findthe assorted delicate orchids greenhoodsand leopards the spiders and they wouldadmire them discuss … Continue reading the man who forgot (his nancy’s)

gaze (inhale) sun from earth

Blossom on the plum tree, August 2020 the tree will bloomas alwaysit has done growing brilliancedrawn upfrom the ground calling my namecatchingmy eyes stop awhile . . . gaze on me I am the sunI amthe earth I am the springtimeinyour beating heart stay awhilegazeon me and I pause I gaze Istay a longer whilethan … Continue reading gaze (inhale) sun from earth

(PAD #052) breathe the breath

the magnoliahas come outto play posiesen promenade to catch my eyefromway over there drag me hereto inhalea breathof spring to drinkambrosia air the magnoliahas come out I reach a handto touchits skin ______________________________________________________________________________ Would you like to be notified about changes and developments in my writing world, new poetry collections and giveaways? Subscribe to my … Continue reading (PAD #052) breathe the breath

(PAD #017) a message

the reminder comesin a messagefrom the roses the scentis a transportationto other times other places an olfactory shapethat is a ghostof the senses an absencein the mind ______________________________________________________________________________ Would you like to be notified about changes and developments in my writing world, new poetry collections and giveaways? Subscribe to my monthly Newsletter here.

calling once – not waiting

hey! I said hey! I'm talking to you yes you hey do you want me to use my trumpet pa-pa-pa pa-pa-pa hey you there can you hear me pa-pa-pa I'm speaking I'm shouting are you there are you paying attention pa-pa-pa listen to me I will only call once this year I am only calling you … Continue reading calling once – not waiting

a jonquil song

hey hey it’s jonquil day sing spring (sing spring) hey hey it’s jonquil day sing spring (sing spring) hey hey hey hey (hey hey hey hey) hey hey hey (hey hey hey) hey hey hey it’s jonquil day sing spring (sing spring) it's jonquil day (.onquil day) spring (...ing) © Frank Prem, 2017 August 2017 … Continue reading a jonquil song