Simply Poetry

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.

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Magnificent opera hall

Great acoustics

Fine drapery

Packed audience.

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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.

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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.

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How can we

as a society

help?

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Be sensitive to

their needs

changes in behaviour

take and make

time to listen

get appropriate

counsel

treatment.

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A global perspective

a concern!

 

Virtue

Virtue reflects

inner beauty

kindness and humility

strength of character

heart of love.

The Hills Are Alive!

Nestled in the hills

a quaint country town

home-made jams and conserves

relishes and honey

farm fresh produce.

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The thriving township

with wineries

cheese and dairy factories

sheep and cattle farming

verdant green pastures

in the valley.

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European villagers

operate bakeries

cafes and restaurants

charming cottages

homes and gardens

winding roads

meadows

pretty wildflowers

haystacks

cool meandering streams.

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A village that has much character

art and craft shops

picture galleries

cobblestone streets

music in the air

yodeling on the hills

what olde world charm!

Love’s Symphony

Glorious sunshine

smiling upon

dancing waters

thrilling beauty

nature’s lyrics

Creation’s joy.

The Precious Gem

How precious are

God’s thoughts

how vast is the

sum of them

if it could

be counted

it would be

more than

the grains

of sand

God’s thoughts

are precious

like the precious

diamond

the precious gem.

 

 

From Cinders To Beauty

‘Tis that time

a time and season

for regeneration and growth

reflecting

abundance of beauty.

Sweet Nightingales

 

Echoes of melodic voices

fill the concert hall

with joyful music

singing with much enthusiasm

children’s choir

well travelled

under the baton

of accomplished conductor.

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Beautiful songs

musicals, folk

classical, contemporary

wide repertoire

multilingual

angelic voices

blending well.

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Entertaining

performing with gusto

to the delight

of appreciative audience

applauding for an encore

mesmerising!

captivating hearts!

 

 

Words To Liberate

  Doors of freedom

open new beginnings

for

inspiring and challenging

opportunities.

   

Silence Of Morning Mist

 

Mist swirls

around mountains

sun’s morning light

disperses

a new beginning

bringing

fullness of life.

 

 

Spice Delight

 Garden on a hilltop

spices, herbs and blooms

a splash of colour

fragrance permeating the air

cinnamon, mint

rosemary and thyme

ginger, basil

and all things spice

delicate butterflies

fluttering from plant to plant

country ambience

panoramic ocean view

and a cool, refreshing

mint mojito for you! 

Beautiful Morning

 

The melody of birds chirping

as they flit from tree to tree

sunlight streaming through the rain

rainbow spans the sky

cool and invigorating fresh air.

 

 

A Glow Of Light

 

The soft glow

of the setting

sun

never ending ebb

of the tide

gently making

waves

ripple

twinkle

across the blue sea

a soothing

breeze

cools the air

as evening light

fades into

the night

of starlit sky

bliss of solitude.

 

 

Majestic Hibiscus

Brilliant flaming red

tropical flower

of sun and rain

the bunga raya

national flower

of Malaysia

symbolising courage

life and growth

celebrating this

Independence Day.

 

 

 

 

Finesse

Tact and skill

in handling

challenging tasks

diplomacy in

sensitive issues

relationships

prevent conflicts

build understanding.

~

In difficult situations

mediation

time and space

settle

deeper disputes

help both groups

reach workable solutions.

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Today’s world

fragile relationships

tragically many

disillusioned

crying out

alone

resort to vice

life threatening ways

to escape pain

rejection

hurt

stigma.

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We can all make a difference!

 

Fascinating

 

Exquisite

Inspiring

Profound

Altogether lovely

Joy inexpressible

To cherish.

 

 

Immeasurable

Quality time

listening

assuring

comforting

incomparable.

 

Ray Of Sunshine

The beauty of life

is that it brings

on seasons of opportunities

like the changing

colours of nature.

Open Space

Parasailing

across the ocean

bird’s eye view

colourful parachute

towed by speedboat

light breeze

an adventurous challenge.

~

Crystal clear sea

myriads of fish

wide open beach

sandy stretches

swaying palms

waves breaking

against rocks.

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Sun setting

brilliant orange

distant mountains

in the horizon

vast space

captivating experience

evoking senses

giving a new dimension

to life.

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