Same Old Happy New Year

The years roll by Faster and faster Hurtling past at breakneck speed Happy new year Blink once or twice And it’s happy new year again Another repetition of the same old thing The earth circles around the sun Our lives circle around themselves And the only thing that changes  Is the speed with which we…

The Colour Yellow

Yellow bright Golden moon on starry night Yellow tree Wattle sings to honey bee Yellow yield Of ripened corn and wheat in field Yellow glow Reflected light on water flow Yellow heat Of fire in hearth where loved ones meet Yellow earth From yellow sun that brings it birth

The longest night

At the turning of the year We who have travelled so far from the sun Turn towards his face again In the deep midwinter We light the lamps, feast and are merry We tell tales and sing songs To drive away the cold and dark It is solstice, the pause of the sun Waiting with…

God’s Paint Box

When I see a rainbow halo around the setting moon I like to think that God is playing with His paint box drawing circles of colours to delight His creation Like when I see long streaks of cloud on a sunny day He is finger painting across the sky When sun sets through cloud all…