Category Archives: A Poet’s Palm

Blade of the Bards


Distant echoes call out my name shadows of reputation silenced by intent and words mean nothing kindness cast out into the darkness with nowhere to go and no one to turn to but words are the blade sharpened on the … Continue reading

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Then and Now


A pebble in my hand when I need To feel safe with both my feet Upon the ground; when thoughts intercede A darker times come to meet The inner eye of instinct and sight And I see the past rush … Continue reading

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Modern Soliloquy


Texte: To be, or not to be: that is the question – William Shakespeare Darkness unfolds on a shallow breath And words swallow the tongue Into silence Cowering as an innocent child trapped In the corner between Anger and hate … Continue reading

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Cold Night


The hardest words come when we say goodbye The night seems colder as I watch you go For in my heart the hidden tears always cry Just moments before I kissed your soft sigh Holding you close in the street’s … Continue reading

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Born to Be Free


My pen reveals the truth as I confess The hidden secret held so long inside In words my being is no more denied But you must deal with it as you feel best I waited for the time to be just … Continue reading

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Austerity


Austerity the government say Is needed to build a better way Bailing out the banks No breaking of ranks Yet it is only the poor that will pay     ©JG Farmer 2015 Form: Limerick

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Not a Poem


Masculine rhythmic words Versified dimeter Dactylic challenges Gentleman poet. Double-dactylity Visiting pen again Writing is criminal Poetry it ain’t   ©JG Farmer 2015 Form: A Double Dactyl

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Midnight Wind


In the darkness ears listen to incoherent whispers swirling on the midnight wind thoughts congeal in pools of insomnia as words take on no meaning and always the taste of insanity remains on the tongue time is static yet ticks … Continue reading

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No Sad Songs


You told me not to grieve you didn’t want my tears do not sing mourning songs you said but sing of love instead I leave no flowers on your grave the rose declaring my love is inked upon my skin … Continue reading

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Sleep Sweet


Before you sleep let your limits fall reveal your deepest desire to my hands – submit your will to the pleasure you need let a kiss remind you you are mine give me your love and I will take your … Continue reading

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