Suzette Richards

Rookie - 108 Points [Su] (Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA)

Suzette Richards Poems

41. The Swirling Mist 7/8/2012
42. Then Understand 3/4/2013
43. To A Nunnery, Go 6/3/2014
44. Ubuntu 1/7/2013
45. When The Final Bell Tolls 7/13/2014
46. Where Do Birds Go When They Die 3/17/2014
47. Where The Moment Lies 7/26/2013
48. Where Your Spirit Roams Freely 7/17/2014
49. Writing On The Wall 7/15/2012
Best Poem of Suzette Richards

Golden Autumn

The soft sunlight bathes
the last of the flowers.
The gentle sea breeze
kisses the branches,
releasing the sensual
scent of the lavender bush.

I'm drinking in the
moment - savouring it.
It spills over into
pleasant past memories:
People whom I've known
and warmly loved.

I reach out to an illusion
of strong emotions conjured
by the senses. Knowing it
will be lost as soon as
I try to capture it again.
Standing still now. Satisfied.

Autumn is slowing me down
to an enforced slower pace.
It is nature's way to ...

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Like an albatross,
Past clings like dross.
Round my bent neck
it hangs in check
by my golden cross.

Standards from long ago;
culture difficult to forego -
I strive to survive

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