Category Archives: Poetry

Étranger

Lying, hidden Among the dunes, The eyes searching A barren view. The blowing sands Of the desert Honing each sense, Sharp to the bone.   Nothing to think Or dwell upon. Emotionless. Waiting, waiting. The call to arms: Cold, clinical, … Continue reading

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True Love?

I knew little of you, A close friend’s claim to fame. Wanted me to meet you, Looking for my acclaim.   As you entered the snug, You took my breath away. All’s fair in love and war, Isn’t that what … Continue reading

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She Said, He Said

She said You could have anybody He said I don’t want anybody I want you   © Mark Davoren 2018

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The Hunt

We heard the hounds Baying for blood But never did we see them   The call of the horn The beating of men But never did we see them   Wild-maned horses Flew with a vengeance But never did we … Continue reading

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Swan Lake

A lonely morning, Swimming in circles, Wondering where you are.   And then I see you. Lying on the grass, In all of your glory.   But you lie so still? Your head hangs, oddly. Loose yet rigid. Lifeless.   … Continue reading

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Butterfly

Flitter, flutter, butterfly Twinkling in the sun Like a semaphore you signal Your presence to everyone   Flitter, flutter, butterfly Supping at the flower A life so pure, you cannot know How I spy you from the bower   Flitter, … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Life

It’s softer than I thought, the fall from grace My lord, my lord, why have you forsaken me? The world in slow motion, moves across my eyes No background noise, nature now heard in all its glory Blue sky, passing … Continue reading

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