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Can You?

 

Count the stars

the numerous twinkling diamonds

in the expansive

starry night sky?

Or fathom

the depth and width

of the deepest ocean?

Scale

the highest mountain

beyond reach

of the expert mountaineer?

Imagine creation

in all its mastery

far above human understanding

and yet

the magnificence

of all these

displayed in every perfect detail

and beauty to behold

the incomparable Creator!

 

 

Latin Fingers

Trio string group

strumming, serenading

sentimental melodies

of love and beauty

from south of the border

popular Latin favourites

blending in

two guitars and a mandolin

vocals of

three amigos

entertaining diners

Casual beach bistro

Stunning sunset ambiance

Vibrant island in the sun

Holiday mood

Fun and laughter

It’s only just begun

That’s Amore!

A Christmas Cantata

Singers, dancers

musicians

instruments

unique open air stage

on the beach

perform musical

in contemporary

dance and song.

~

This short cantata

moving story

of the plight

of a youth

in search of

his own identity

strict upbringing

lost in modern society.

~

The music and dance

conveying a message

of hope, peace and joy

The story unfolds

he meets three friends

one gave him hope

another led him to peace

and the third shared joy with him.

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The evening under the stars

silhouettes at sunset

waves breaking

audience

mesmerised

a special performance to remember

a friend in need

is a friend indeed

~

Joy to the world!

 

Amazing Love

Perfect Love reflects

abundance of Beauty

Grace and Wisdom

of Creator God.

Brocade Of Colours

Window of the sky

Opens rainbow of promise

Brocade of colours

A phenomenon of Creation.

How Great Thou Art!

 

The Art Of Silence

 

A beam of light

shines onto the stage

A solo artiste performs

mimes in dance

gestures expressive

The art of silence

Audience bursts into laughter.

~

The spotlight beamed

brighter than before

Suddenly – silence

The mood of the artiste

changed

the artiste mimed

in a dramatic way

The message

loud and clear.

~

Emotions stirred

Hearts touched

Everyone has the capacity

to appreciate one another

Try a little kindness

It goes a long way.

 

 

Music, Music, Music!

Beautiful, evoking

Enhancing

sensory experiences

warming feelings

lifting spirits

Hearts touched

pleasurable

moving

soothing minds

Inspiring emotions

for the love

of the Art!

Bright Sparkling Star

The heart-warming kindness

of friendship

is like the precious gift of love

like the bright sparkling star

in the dark night.

The Joy Of Words

Words well chosen

Set hearts aglow

Put smiles on faces.

Lyrics Of Praise

The beauty of creation

the seasons

sing of God’s

wonderful works

and deeds

giving praise

joyously celebrating

His everlasting love.

Greater Heights

Steep ascent

Rugged terrain

Insurmountable

Challenges

Overcoming

Persevering

Reach for the peak.

The Importance Of …

Sound reasoning

gateway to

focused thinking.

Song Of Harmony

Bird’s song exhilarating

Musical chord

Song of tenderness

Harmony of joy.

Heart Matters

 Relationships matter most

when hearts light up

and the bonding is special.

Rhythm Of The Isle

Rhythm of waves

mesmerising sounds

breaking against rocks

snow-white sand

fine and soft

coconut palms

gently swaying

distant sunset

mauve colours

twilight sky

as stars light the sparkle

in dreams of love.

Splendour Of The Musicals

Opulence, fanfare

Beautiful melodies

Dancers, actors

Drama of musicals

Orchestra in full swing.

 

Exciting, thrilling

Waltzes and popular music

Renowned conductor

Enthusiastic style.

~

Magnificent opera hall

Great acoustics

Fine drapery

Packed audience.

~

Magical atmosphere

Feelings and senses evoked

Splendid performance

An evening to remember.

 

 

Whispers Of Hope

A burst of sunshine

through the silver lining

sparkling waters

shades of green

whispers of hope.

Ethics And Morals

Professionalism, ethics

morals

in the workforce

today

are much in question

globally

be it in health

education

or legal sectors.

~

Reports on the

misconduct

of professionals

who have abused

violated the rights of others

instead of

practising to

serve and

conduct themselves morally

and with integrity

to benefit society.

~

The most vulnerable people

and gullible children

are taken advantage

of

so will grow up

misled

fearful

traumatised

affecting their emotions

and behaviour.

~

How can we

as a society

help?

~

Be sensitive to

their needs

changes in behaviour

take and make

time to listen

get appropriate

counsel

treatment.

~

A global perspective

a concern!

 

Virtue

Virtue reflects

inner beauty

kindness and humility

strength of character

heart of love.

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