Suzette Richards

Rookie - 360 Points [Su] (Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA)

Suzette Richards Poems

41. The Face Of Love 8/18/2012
42. The Fairest Cape 5/28/2012
43. The Fish Eagle 8/23/2012
44. The Foundlings 6/30/2013
45. The Song Thrush 5/5/2013
46. The South African Constitution 4/29/2016
47. The Swirling Mist 7/8/2012
48. Then Understand 3/4/2013
49. Time 10/26/2017
50. To A Nunnery, Go 6/3/2014
51. Ubuntu 1/7/2013
52. When The Final Bell Tolls 7/13/2014
53. Where Do Birds Go When They Die 3/17/2014
54. Where The Moment Lies 7/26/2013
55. Where Your Spirit Roams Freely 7/17/2014
56. Writing On The Wall 7/15/2012

Comments about Suzette Richards

  • Rick Elpers (5/29/2012 6:31:00 PM)

    I just read your poem Do Not Put Asunder. I really like it. Thanks, Rick Elpers. Ps. I'd be curious to wonder what you think of my poems.

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  • Nilanjan Chatterjee (4/19/2012 7:35:00 PM)

    Golden Autumn is a Lovely piece.
    Liked particularly the last line.

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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Sand Castles

Building sandcastles on the beach,
they remain for now out of reach
of ever encroaching waves,
which noisily wash into caves
like a most unwelcome leach.

The tides will wash it away –
Eden will passionately sway
to the rhythm of seasonal wind.

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