ON THAT DAY

It is my deepest wish
That I will some day
Again find her peace
And in love stay

Among the friends
Who were always true
And in living knew
Of her loves play.

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LOVE

For Paul Klee

Forever,
So much forever is
Forgotten and cursed for all time
And so for all time obsessed
With defending the weakened
Are those who love, those fully resigned to love
Who live only for the sake of love.
Forever we must sing,
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SORRY FOR BEING ME

The damage and joy is already done!

Sweet majesty, who in the glorious sun resides,
Hold us true within your fullest bounty so reality can dawn.

Within your heart, when we together find rhythm,
And within your touch is a beyond-ness in the everyday.

Never far from the nothingness of her deep love
We live within our world of emotions, separating us in work.

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TIMELESS TRUTHS

I awake in the silence of her majesty
And see beyond the thoughts that drive me
Towards the life which we seek and,
In those moments of pure ecstasy,
Time stops and the whole world
Is as sharp and clear as the trees breath;
Life as the flowers scent is breathed
By the green grass of the meadow.

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POEMS OF ALBERTO CAEIRO – Volume 1

A free gift for National Poetry Day. My first collection of translations – from the amazing Poet who inspires me – Fernando Pessoa. “Acute as his own emotional life was, he nevertheless belongs essentially to the order of poets whose work is inspired, not merely for their own personality, but by the world of things and men outside them.” On Keats – highlighted in margins by Fernando Pessoa in a book in his Library.

Poems of Alberto Caeiro-Final (Click on me to download pdf)

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