Biography of NurViktoria Ellen
Nur has lived and worked in various countries across Europe, in a wide range of jobs. She speaks several languages and writes fiction (novels and short stories) as well as poetry in German and English.
NurViktoria Ellen's Works:
A Place To Be (Novel; 1999)
Telling Tides - a Cornish Novel (2003)
Tracking Sanity (Poetry Collection)
All The Way Down From Here (Poems)
NurViktoria Ellen Poems
Mother Nature Steals
It’s front page news: Mother Nature steals sand by the lorry-load from a Cornish beach:
Entering A New Ice Age
Since I moved in with you winter comes earlier each year with goodnight kisses as crisp and clear as crystals, and smiles, frozen stiff and blue.
TROUBLES The trouble with orchids is they don’t last so long
SIREN SONG As you sit on top of the world overlooking Mount’s Bay, sun-swept and worshipping
EMIGRANTS With tales of an unexpected country where spirit is individual still
When we are together Do we cast shadows or are we but spheres without reflection without footprints?
Walk Like A Man
WALK LIKE A MAN You say you love me to excess, but you don’t walk on air
REQUIEM She died on Sunday while the Sun was eclipsed in Northern China and I was contemplating suicide
Now - Or Never
NOW – OR NEVER This time poetry won’t do. To get rid of this passion
Beware The Muses' Kissing
BEWARE THE MUSES’ KISSING When, after aeons of neglect, the muses get in touch, their kiss To resurrect is a curse as much as bliss.
Greek Offerings I know just how those Greeks must feel - When I went down and out and asked for no more than a cup of tea
Country Living Dead in the heart of the countryside
PEAK SOUL Suddenly the price for my soul has sky-rocketed far beyond my innocent expectations
I know just how those Greeks must feel -
When I went down and out
and asked for no more than a cup of tea
to lift my spirits from disgrace
you opened your cheque book
and with a frown and great foresight acquired majority shares in my life.
When I was without means and lost