Haiku: ‘London’

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City of changes
Melding of hope and nightmare
Pasts drawn in future

Copyright Francis Barker 2020

*Find out more about this amazing, yet daunting place.

The “Council of Ancestors” theory of Stonehenge. (Reblog)

Stonehenge was the epitome of a belief system that spanned millennia. To understand the monument we have to look at it through prehistoric eyes. (…

The “Council of Ancestors” theory of Stonehenge.

Haiku: ‘Dead’

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I should be at school
But the teachers are all dead
Harsh reality

Copyright Francis Barker 2020

*Dystopian fiction book…

Going for the One (1977) (Reblog)

This was a change of direction for Yes, and the last great album by the classic group lineup. Rick Wakeman had returned to the band after being gone …

Going for the One (1977)

Haiku: ‘Dare’

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Dare to dream of peace
Dare dream of lasting justice
Dream reality

Copyright Francis Barker 2020who dares to dream?

‘Rain’ a Poem

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Contemplate the rain, this fleeting season,
changes I can do nothing about.
Sitting, watching, listening; the hanging drops
on vacant washing lines and leaves,
all testimony to nature,
that the laws of men may come and go,
yet eternal truths stand starkly before us:
Our choice to ignore.
The harder I try the less I get in return.
But the gentle rush of rain brings it back,
the raucous calls of crows
sitting in out in shedding trees;
the clutter of my mind
stands between what is me
and my self.

Copyright Francis Barker 2020

‘reclusive, — Jojo Al-waealy (Reblog)

I’m with the shadow, with the brightest stars in the verse as I seek my symphony in the unknown. I’m the beam of sunlight, the one and only yours truly afterglow. As the story begins to fall I surrender my heart for you to grow, Although; “I Haven’t met the end of the story to […]

‘reclusive, — Jojo Al-waealy

*Reblogged by Francis Barker, who loves poetry…

Haiku: ‘Expect Me’

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I am a network
When you seek me I vanish
You should expect me

Copyright Francis Barker 2020

*More dystopia…

Haiku: Looking South

Ripples like wet skin

Midday spangles looking south

Waders distant calls

Haiku and copyright Francis Barker 2020

Maple Leaves – A Poem (Reblog)

Singing morning songs of deciduous tree ether, Maple leaves in crimson saris sprinkle fall sugar, Their rosy scarves twirl like red fidget spinners …

Maple Leaves – A Poem

*Lovely poem.

Haiku: ‘Inner Truths’

Man and nature meld

Horizons expanding minds

Truths beheld inside

Haiku and photo copyright Francis Barker 2020 Creator…