My second book, 'KALEIDOSCOPE', is available on Amazon UK, US and Worldwide. Kindle and paperback editions.
UK link: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0CB4XVNPB
US link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CB4XVNPB
Kaleidoscope is a collection of poems reflecting a wide range of human emotions and experiences. Grouped by colours of the rainbow, the themes range from anger and passion, joy and peace, to hope and mystery. Just as the view through a kaleidoscope changes when the dial is turned, our perspective on life varies according to our viewpoint...
As all the colours in the spectrum combine to make white light, and all the instruments in an orchestra combine to play a symphony— all of life’s experiences make up who we are. Frustrations, happiness, disappointments and joy, anger, sadness, hope and love create the colours which, woven together, tell our life story. I’ve come to see that the dark times are just as valid as the light ones. Like the minor chords which form part of the accompaniment to even pieces written in major keys, it is in...
Acknowledge the darkness but do not dwell on it — months or years from now with the clarity of hindsight, you will see how it combines with every colour of the rainbow to create an image of great beauty. Constantly changing; dynamic and vibrant, YOUR life is a masterpiece. Do you see it yet?
It seemed like an inauspicious evening— I had no idea what was to come; that I would make a friend for life, that you would become part of the family and that very soon, we couldn't imagine life without you.
None of us knew how much we needed you. Nobody was planning to love each other, but it happened anyway.
Pinch, punch, first of the month, and no returns, they said. However, I'd got my second wind and gave them the third degree.
May the fourth be with them and protect them from the revenge of the fifth. At sixes and sevens, while one over the eighth, they went down like ninepins. I wouldn't touch them with a ten-foot pole, although this one goes up to eleven!