Browsing All posts tagged under »Scotland Stories and Poetry«

Changing Tide

October 29, 2014

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I heard today how change sadly has come Under a golden harbour sun That much has been lost, sold away Whilst some have been left to decay Winter comes to close the summer season Along with shops and bars with sad reason The town now full of wraiths No-one out now to play Price wars […]

If Éire Be My Wife, Then Caledonia Be My Lover

October 25, 2014

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If Éire be my wife, then Caledonia be my lover A temptress of beauty like no other She leads me astray all over her curves From the mountains, the islands, the sea and surf A wildness comes over me when I embrace her An animal instinct long buried, now to serve She teaches me something […]

An Endless Knot

October 24, 2014

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Looking out of the window on a cold day The wind blowing away the last of summer Thoughts shut down where I lay Dreaming the life of another But I think my destiny lies elsewhere Alone with the Mountains and the Sea Being at one with the elements without care Nature becoming at one with […]

Sail Away

October 11, 2014

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The sun beats down on a quiet beach As gulls call and the sea does beseech A lone woman and her dog walk on by As the gulls continue their shrill cry A man watches in the calm alone At peace here but never at home Everything makes sense by the sea He feels renewed […]

The Isle of Lost Hearts

October 3, 2014

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The young man he leaves the city behind Off to search for something he hopes to find On a train he sets off for an early start To find the isle of lost hearts On the other side of the country a girl waits For her life to begin, starting to grate She wonders what […]

Oh For It To Be So

August 23, 2014

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Oh for big skies and soaring mountains Stretching to the stars and beyond And for endless seas that whisper of adventure The white horses snatching them away Of a small harbour town in the West Its music and people its beating heart And a dream to be something better To still the roaring in this […]

Stars

July 28, 2014

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Countless stars above Swirling Turning In an endless dance To the music of the Universe The tune as old As time These myriad of Ancient lights so far away Look upon us all Covering our skies A blanket of twinkling diamonds From below On our revolving rock Stands a castle proud By a loch with […]