Biography of Colleen Courtney
Reading, writing, learning, long drives, car singing, lake swimming, the ocean, my daughter, my three 'c's-crystals, cards, coffee, seahorses, all animals-especially furry forest critters, The Cure, The Smiths, Morrissey, Smashing Pumpkins, spiritualism, mysticism.
Colleen Courtney Poems
Dream Within A Dream
I opened the door in answer to a knock And seeing who stood there Gave me quite a shock For there stood a fairy
Love Without Sex
You do not need to be joined physically. Body to body, sex to sex to become as one.
The Witch's Grave
In a little town Down a lonely back road There sits a small cemetery From outside the gates
A Forest Walk
As I traipse through a pine forest, I inhale sharply the resinous scent of sap.
I Caught A Glimpse
I caught a glimpse of you today Walking down my street Skateboard under your arm Long blond hair flopping over your eyes
Autumn leaves come tumbling down Same as my tears Falling to the ground Released unfettered
As the wind howls outside It knocks at the windowpanes It whistles through the doors But yet silently
I'm not the girl I used to be That girl has gone away. Where did she go? I do not know, She simply went astray.
A Bear Named 'B'
He came into your life It was twenty years today Little did we know back then The tremendous role that he would play
Twenty New Little Angels
Twenty sweet children Age six and age seven Have arisen to God And now live in Heaven.
Eros... The cherub of love Drawing back on his bow And letting fly his
Lions, tigers and elephants Deer, rabbits, squirrels ALL animals Big and small
H = harmful E = efficacious R = raffish O = obstinate
Where Am I?
How did we get here...from there? How does life start out so wonderfully but yet go so incredibly badly? How do you take a child,
I'm not the girl I used to be
That girl has gone away.
Where did she go? I do not know,
She simply went astray.
Her life once full of happiness
Of bright and sunny days,
An optimistic outlook
So hopeful, glad and gay.
But now so full of sadness