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Monday, 31 March 2014

Beauteous Books

Sing to me, oh book of poetic verse
Make me your scholar of poetry
Tantalise me with your stanzas
Perplex me with your odes and laments
Caress my soul with your rich tapestry of words

Oh speak to me, sacred manuscript of old
Whisper to me your truths
Tell of your forebodings
Divulge to me your wisdom
From which I may glean and learn

Narrate to me, fictitious novel
Channel me through your twists of plot
Evoke in me, sentimental attachment to characters
Entice me with every page
Allow me to live an alternate fate

Guide me and inform me, journal of knowledge
Explain and disclose facts, of which I'm unaware 
Dispel myth, and account to me historical realities
Change my perception of the world 
Educate me, so I may nurture an informed opinion

Allure my inner wanton... passionate read of vice
Enable me to delve into the realms of erotic fantasy
Quench my desire to be aroused
Distract me from my wasteland of carnal urges
Rekindle the embers of scorching trysts past

Entertain me, bestseller, with laughter and autobiographical quirks
Foster a sense of intimacy between us
Walk me through your life and challenges 
Share with me your deepest fears and times of elation
Allow me to know someone... I otherwise may not have met

Make a storyteller of me, archaic fable of youth
Envelop my offspring in wonders I once knew
Lead them to fairy-tale abodes that I did once frequent
Awaken imagination through vocabulary rich with rhyme
Soothe them to dreamful sleep, steeped in make-believe galore 

Without the joy of books, my life would have been stale and bereft
Awe, lost within the dredge of the mundane
Experiences never witnessed or understood
Emotions never encouraged or realised
Thoughts never discovered or attuned
 

© Debbie Razey 2014




Sunday, 30 March 2014

Free Spirit (Fibonacci Poem)

 
Free Spirit

Wild
Free
To roam
Wanderer
New Age traveller
Unconstrained soul, heart and mind
The wanderlust of a boundless, untethered spirit
 
Debbie Razey 2014
 
#Fibonacci
 
 


 

Nature's Water (Fibonacci Poem)

 
Nature's Water

Still
Ebb
Ripple
Translucent
Cascading torrent
Babbling brook, meandering free
Reflections within a tranquil watery abyss 
 
Debbie Razey 2014
 
#Fibonacci
 
 
 

Musicality (Fibonacci Poem)

Music

Sound
Hear
Music
Listen now
Dancing notes play tune
Rhythm, timbre, melody and key
Set adrift within universal language of love
Debbie Razey 2014
#Fibonacci

Mother Nature's Gift (Fibonacci Poem)


Mother Nature's Gift

World
Earth
Water
Sky, land, sea
Beaches, rivers, hills
Mountainous! Caves, ponds, cliffs and trees
Awe and wonder! Mother Nature's blessed gift to all


Debbie Razey 2014

#Fibonacci










Façade (Fibonacci Poem)

Façade

Ache
Void
Lonely
Heartbroken
Bereft of hope; Love
Fate has not been a friend to her
Dreams, caged deep within her heart! Facade fixed and adorned!


Debbie Razey 2014

#Fibonacci


A Day Ends (Fibonacci Poem)

A Day Ends

Moon
Smudged
Dull Glow
Radiates
Night serenity
Air invigorates as day wanes
Lost forever, a day that she will not see again


Debbie Razey 2014

#Fibonacci







Surrender (Fibonacci Poem)

 
Surrender

Trust
Faith
Control
Surrendered
Inhibitions ceased
Infinite submission practiced
A pliable muse to govern with fine artistry
 
Debbie Razey 2014
 
#Fibonacci
 


 

life A’s Tapestries

The rich tapestry of life is appliquéd with music and laughter
Beautified by love, fulfilment, solace and belonging
Darned with alcohol or our vice of preference
Torn through anguish, grief, jealousy, hate and despair

Illuminated with vivid threads of hope, dreams, poetry and wonder
Patched with loyalty and dedication of friends and family
Decorated with vanity and our propensity for ego-driven pursuits
Embellished through hindsight, desire and wishful thinking
Embroidered with depictions of heartbreak, rapture and memories

The Warp; it is the sin and regret hidden discreetly beneath the weft
The Weft; it is the moment of achievement and pride for all to see
These interlaced threads pass back and forth as doth fate through time
The artistry; exhibiting emblems of trust, kindness and peace
Delicately woven in are allegories open to the voyeur's interpretation
When completed it is adorned upon the walls of endless time
A magnificent record of existence for all there to perceive


© Debbie Razey 2014 - Violet Moon Poetry 


Words (Fibonacci Poem)

Words
Words
Flow
Through pen
Aimlessly
Upon wanton page
Endless, obscure, ramblings set free
Falling from her troubled mind into the great abyss
 
Debbie Razey 2014
 
#Fibonacci
 
 
 

The Perfect Disguise (Fibonacci Poem)

The Perfect Disguise

Lust
Need
Rapture
Desire burns
She needs to be touched
Hedonism rules her fantasies
The lost, shy girl; demeanour is the perfect disguise!


Debbie Razey 2014

#Fibonacci








What lies beneath and behind enduring love?

What lies beneath and behind enduring love?

A rock that can be manipulated and sculpted but does not chip
A tree bough that supports life and can bend but does not break
A diet that sustains but also provides nutrients needed to thrive
A well that never dries up but needs to be replenished
A signpost that gives a choice but still guides you home
A contradiction, a promise, a secret, a surprise!
A drink that intoxicates but also quenches thirst
A child in its naivety, providing wisdom in its actions
A song that resonates, marks a memory and becomes a friend
A pair of old, worn, comfy slippers; welcomed as the day ends
An addiction that either makes or breaks you!
An act of forgiveness, acceptance, trust, appreciation and respect
Love is all of these things and more
However without it, of one thing I'm sure.
Life would have been only an experience and not truly felt by my soul!

Debbie Razey 2014









 

Forest (Fibonacci Poem)

Forest

Let's
get
lost, deep
in our own
imagination.
Beneath cascading forest light
Where elves and pixies do play; let's regress to childhood


Debbie Razey 2014

#Fibonacci





Wanton (Fibonacci Poem)

Wanton

Eyes
blaze
Lip bit
Tousled hair
cascades on her breasts
Fingertips delve into his beauty
Her inner thighs hum with shameless anticipation


Debbie Razey 2014

#Fibonacci


Nourish (Fibonacci Poem)

 
Nourish

Breast
Mouth
Suckle
Babe in arms
Most precious cargo
Nourish, protect, love and caress
Eye to eye, soul to soul; forever bonded in time
 
Debbie Razey 2014



 
 

Tresses (Fibonacci Poem)

 
 Tresses

Numb
ears
Shiver
Howling wind
Frost bite fingertips
Buffeted cheeks; icicle nose
Her raven tresses heedlessly tango with the wind
 
Debbie Razey 2014
 
#Fibonacci
 
 
 
 

Droplets

She sits awkwardly huddled in a corner of a back street, run down, ramshackled cafe
Hiding from the world that she finds so intolerably unfair and so deeply cruel
Disheveled and damp from her encounter with the sky... that just would not wait

Her gaze wanders wistfully and becomes transfixed upon the dirty windows where the rain droplets descend
Using her headphones in order to retreat further, she tunes into the music where she wishes to escape
Immediately she is baffled and hypnotised by how the melody makes the rain drops fervently dance
Pirouetting, cascading, tumbling gracefully towards one another where they briefly have a dalliance and merge;
dividing, multiplying, creating reflective tracks... patterns within the grime that lingers there

Within her is stirred an ugly intense emotion from which she is captive and wishes to be set free
The droplets fall slowly, effortlessly; if only like them, she too could flow without fear
The aroma of the sweet coffee fills the air; she closes her eyes to be alone with her thoughts
The melody intensifies, hairs bristle on her neck; infact she swears she can hear the cello cry...
the slender, sensual bow torturing the cello with its relentless, rhythmic sweet caress

Her heart begins to palpitate and, of her breathing, she becomes paranoid and acutely conscious
The music engulfs her and smothers her, leaving her spluttering and gasping for breath
She must leave here, she cannot stay... there is no solace to be found for her here

Unfed, she flees the cafe and rejoins the rain and its welcomed cold, stark reality check
Her pace quickens; she knows not from what she is running or indeed running to
Wind through her hair, moisture on her cheeks, she is invigorated... she is once again alive

Her stomach untwists and her thoughts rewind, to a place that she once considered home
His eyes burn in her brain and she searches for him hopelessly in the crowds, delusional and in vain
Her head aches; her mind, it spins... how could he, why, what else could she have done?
Was this always to be her fate; her destiny to walk these lonely, unforgiving streets alone?

His ghost haunts her heart, steals the pleasure from each day; even sours and spoils the food that she tastes
She is lost, yet wants never to be found, as to forget him would be unbearable... the greatest
 tragedy of all
She hears herself cry out his name but it's futile... as the wind and the music carry her cry gently away


© Debbie Razey 2014







At One (Fibonacci Poem)

At One

At
one
with trees
Energy
Wisdom seeps like sap
Archaic spirals of time spent
Expelling air to breathe and bearing fruit to nourish
Debbie Razey 2014
#Fibonacci



Desire (Fibonacci Poem)

 
Desire

Pulls
her
towards
his lust; need
She yearns and he aches
Slowly their two forms become one
Entwined, lost within each other's intoxication
 
Debbie Razey 2014
 

 
 


Small (Fibonacci Poem)

We are all but spiders; the tweets/posts our weave within the web! :)

Small

One,

small,
tiny
spider spins.
Insignificant
in the realms of the universe?
Not if the web is woven with empathy, hope; love
 
Debbie Razey 2014
 


Cadence (Fibonacci Poem)

Cadence

Beat
Groove
Rhythm
Bassline Riff
Hypnotic; goose bumps
Effervescent, infectious beat
Its motion, vibrating through my body like a train


Debbie Razey 2014

#Fibonacci








A Journey in Literacy

 
A Journey in Literacy

When we travelled in metaphors;
we got lost in the irony

So we followed the map of allegory
and deciphered the route of an anagram

Then we refuelled with amplification
but the prices were hyperbole

Next we accelerated through alliteration;
saving time skipping through asyndeton

Only to break down after the first stanza;
so we then hitched a ride with an Archetype
 
 Debbie Green Razey 2014
 
 
 


Carry On (Fibonacci Poem)


Carry On
 
On
edge
Struggle
Tightrope; fear
Walking on eggshells
Dodging oncoming obstacles
Avoiding the inevitable calamity


Debbie Razey 2014



Numb

If only I knew how I felt but yet I say "relieved"
Who knows, who cares, but all I could do was leave
Maybe it's all in God's big design
Pawns fashioned into us, mankind
Coincidence, fate, karma or convenient excuse
Why is it that only pain acts as my clarification muse?

Times have passed and times will come
All I can do is journey on
Through the highs, the lows and across the plains
Erasing and suppressing the emotion that has stained
Just as you think you've got it right
Along comes more arduous and sleepless nights

© Debbie Razey 2014

An '80s Mother's Cure (Fibonacci Poem)

An '80s Mother's Cure

Ill
sick,
poorly;
feel like death?
In need of comfort?
Soup, Lucozade, blanket and TLC.
You'll be - 'as fit a fiddle', 'right as rain'; just you see!
 
Debbie Razey 2014
 
#Fibonacci
 
 

 


 

Cherish (Fibonacci Poem)

Cherish

Youth
For
granted,
never take
anything of worth.
Once gone, never revisited
Beauty, innocence, fertility, wonder and awe

Debbie Razey 2014

Drawing by Eric Harrisonk


Chronic Pain (Fibonacci Poem)

Chronic Pain

Sears
Throbs
Cripples
Isolates
Mentally torments
Wavers for no one; no respite
Holds the inflicted hostage within his own body
 
Debbie Razey 2014

#Fibonacci
 
 

The Test

The Test

If my soul was bare
or I bared to you my soul
Would you clothe me in your sweet protection?

If my body was given
or I gave to you my body
Would you reciprocate and cherish with affection?

If my heart was broken
or I broke my heart to you
Would you mend and fix the dissection?

If my mind was worried
or I told you my worries
Would you help me, giving your contemplation?

If my self was lost
or I was to lose my self in you
Would you guide and teach me navigation?

Could you; can you be trusted not to mock?
Would you; will you forever be my rock?


Debbie Razey 2014

Break Out! (Fibonacci Poem)

Break Out!

Suit
Tie
Dress code
Uniform
Hard hat, overalls
Take off; shroud of conformity
Fly free as a bird; in your true untainted splendour


Debbie Razey 2014

#Fibonacci




Futility

Futility

Time gently falls and empties within our own individual hourglass of life
Its sand penetrates sharply, our exposed war wounds of love as deep as a knife
The sun never fails to rise and the breeze temporarily soothes the pain
The ocean waves mesmerise with warnings of that, which we know we should refrain
The dawn birds bring us welcomed solace with their melodic, innocent, heartfelt song
Oh how do we continually manage to misconstrue the obvious and get things so wrong?
Debbie Razey 2014

Beware, Sirens Call! (Fibonacci Poem)

 
Beware, Sirens Call!

Sea
Nymph
Goddess
Sensual
allure; hypnotic!
Beneath the iridescent waves,
Sirens call; watery dalliance with death awaits
 
Debbie Razey 2014
 
#Fibonacci
 
 

 
 
 

Wonder (Fibonacci poem)

To
see
again
as a child
Moonbeams and Rainbows
Snowflakes, fire, waterfalls, the sea
Sunsets, bubbles, butterflies; all wondrous, all free!


© Debbie Razey 2014

#Fibonacci






Absurdities

Fluorescent lighting has been blamed
Effervescent young that won't be tamed
Adolescents have been named and shamed

Features of modern day life that we need to tackle
Teachers feeling that their job is merely to herd cattle
Preachers appear to be losing the 'choose good' battle

Diets have been scrutinised, limited, changed and disregarded
Giants of media are quick to point their fingers; surmising where it started
Riots against police, the government and global powers have been targeted

Where eventually will this chaos, hate, intolerance, 'blame culture' absurdity end
Care and consideration are what's needed; truly being a neighbour, comrade, friend
Fair laws, 'playing fields', are required; love, peace, empathy, compassion... in order to mend


© Debbie Razey 2014

Listen! (Fibonacci Poem)

Listen!

'Out
of
the mouths
of babes' - quote
Why don't we listen
to their pure opinions and thoughts;
untainted by ego, money, status and knowledge


Debbie Razey 2014

#Fibonacci




Frustrated (Fibonacci poem)

Frustrated

She 
craves
his touch
from afar
His swagger dazzles
Promise of satin sheet nights, tease
His physique beckons; she's left frustrated and aroused  

Debbie Razey 2014

#Fibonacci



Saturday, 29 March 2014

Mother (Fibonacci poem)

We
have
only
ever one
Who gave to us life
Carried us within her body
Grew, protected and delivered us; saw our first breath

Debbie Razey 2014

#Fibonacci 


Friday, 28 March 2014

Chemo (fibonnaci poem)

Chemo

Sharp
Scratch
Poison
transfuses,
courses through blood, veins
Toxic medicine;  ironic!
Paradox of treatment versus contamination. 

Debbie Razey 2014

#Fibonacci




Nature Calling (Fibonacci)

Nature Calling 

Let's
take
a trip,
far from here
amidst skies anew
Where the air is fresh and sea; blue
Let's drink in nature's untainted, majestic treasures

Debbie Razey  2014

#fibonacci




Overwhelmed


Tears
flow 
Cascade
Drowning in
melancholy gloom
Seems no escape; accept my fate
Sunk beyond a depth of return; my heart, it is doomed!

© Debbie Razey 2014 - Violet Moon Poetry 

#fibonacci 





Thursday, 27 March 2014

Entombed (Cinquain)

Entombed
 
Entombed
ourselves in walls 
of safe - security
Blocking out the majestic sky 
Crazy! 

Debbie Razey 2014

#Cinquain 




The Struggle

Struggle! Is that the word that epitomises how I feel? 
A head, filled with a promise of a future, left to reel.
Hindsight, only highlights missed opportunities and time wasted
Success and achievement, a fruit which I still have not tasted
Ungrateful for all I do have, weighs heavy in my heart
Yearning for something better, but where do I start? 
Peace of mind, fulfilment and pride in the sense that I was here.
My babes in arms deserve better and, as their parent, for them I fear
Nurture, inspire, love and cherish are what I wish most to accomplish now
Through graft, worry and disillusion; I am confused as to how
Trapped, struggling and almost defeated, through trying to provide.
Hope the essence of what I strive to achieve for my family, will not prove to divide
 
© Debbie Razey 2014






Wednesday, 26 March 2014

The Act! (Fibonacci)

The Act! 

Mask
of
painted 
cheer and joy
Beneath lurks the pain
Etched through sadness and worry's knife 
Concealed with trickery, a veneer; sad eyes blatant

Debbie Razey 2014

#Fibonacci 



The Harlequin

He came to her like a harlequin but acutely attractive despite the flamboyant guise
His playful teasing a welcomed distraction from her lonely and tortured demise
His words and sentiments lifted her self-imagery with his sweet patter and gentle tone
He dulled the pain, and tamed her fear, opening her up to a world that she had once known
But apart from the compliments, stolen moments, chaotic but pleasing innuendos and banter
She knew it could never be; a figment of fantasy, as security and love he could not grant her


He was promised and bound to another as was she; the future was planned and expected
The winds of attraction danced tauntingly between them, whispers of ecstasy and pleasure detected
The dalliance that could never be was only ever to be imagined within her troubled consciousness
These illusions and desires she must eradicate, deny, condemn and imprison concealing her brokenness 


© Debbie Razey 2014


Same (Fibonacci)

Same

Black
White
Equal
We are one
Love beneath the skin
Humankind is but one species 
Protect, nurture, empathise with your fellow Brethren

Debbie Razey 2014

#fibonacci

Music Transcends!

Music Transcends!

The bleak lights penetrate the soul of an empty club
The sound check looms eerily in the smog through an over used Sub
The base growls its low tones, the guitar pierces the light
The tune begins abruptly causing the onlooker a fright
The drums entrance the listener as the singer begins to croon
The promise of what is to come infiltrates their minds like cotton in a loom
The audience silences and awaits with anticipation and baited breath
The gig commences, cascading into an enigma of calm and intoxicates by stealth
It touches, caresses, transcends the people who have paid to listen
Beads of perspiration and the light of joy within the eyes of the performers glistens
Is this what it feels like and is perceived to have made it?
The band can only wish and pray to realise this actually and sustain it! 

 Debbie Razey 2014



A Day Ends (Fibonacci)

A Day Ends 

Moon
Smudged
Dull Glow
Radiates
Night serenity  
Air invigorates as day wanes
Lost forever; a day that she will not see again

Debbie Razey 2014

#fibonacci






Fibonacci (Fibonacci)

Fibonacci 

Truth
Code
Spiral
Repeated
Numbers in sequence
Blueprint within all, everything
Ancient Geometry unveiled, explained to us all

© Debbie Razey 2014


#Fibonacci 


The Chameleon

To all, you become the one whom they convince themselves they so absolutely or desperately need.
The one whom they lust for, with wanton, deepest desire and unquenchable masochistic greed
The one who understands, empathises; the most kindred soul and the only one who is like-minded.
The player, the patter merchant, the one whose manifest declared is so perfect and beyond splendid.
You change, you alter, you penetrate deep into their sub-conscious realms and then their souls
Once they're smitten and reverently hypnotised, you begin to further puppeteer, orchestrate and effortlessly cajole.
Your personality dedicates itself to mirror theirs; reflecting their hopes, dreams, fantasies and fears.
Painting a canvas of lies that will bewitch and romanticise with the seduction of fake sincerity and tears.
Your alluring façade, so beautifully illustrated, is a triumph, a masterpiece and a success indeed!
However, through conjure, you have inadvertently robbed yourself of a true existence which is a vital need



 © Debbie Razey 2014


Tragedy (Fibonacci)

Tragedy

Death
Grief
Taken
All too soon
Bud picked too early
Flower robbed of the chance to bloom
Fragrance lingers still! Beauty forever etched in time! 

Debbie Razey 2014


#fibonacci


Facade (Fibonacci)

Facade 

Ache
Void
Lonely
Heartbroken
Bereft of hope; love
Fate has not been a friend to her
Dreams, caged deep within her heart! Facade fixed and adorned!

Debbie Razey 2014


#Fibonacci




Jim Morrison (Fibonacci)

Jim Morrison 

Sex
God
Poet
Adonis
Rock Singer; Siren
Free Spirit; Musical Prophet
Idol, lover, addict, 60s 'Peace and Love' child and 27 

Debbie Razey 2014

#fibonacci 






Time

Time

To a child time is an enigma,
something to learn and be understood.
The moon and sun rising - a Phenomenon.
A vital lesson synonymous with parenthood.

To adolescents, time is a dictator;
controlling their whimsical desires and dreams.
Their hedonistic follies turning them into vindicators;
demanding more time for freedom and the end of regimes.

To adults in their prime, time is a routine;
a ritual undertaken without any contemplative thought.
Speed is what's required; they are not expected to glean.
Convenience and time-saving devices are frequently sought

To senior citizens, time is precious; 
must not be squandered and should be relished at all cost.
For death is coming closer and of their end they are anxious
Their regrets weigh heavy as their times of youth are lost

So should we be saving, killing or defying time?
Or luxuriating, revelling and basking in the sublime?

Debbie Razey 2014



Megaliths



The stones; they loom dominantly against the night's murky sky, awash with a purple stain.
Such a megalith or henge is of an age gone by, of a generation lost but yet they endure and remain
Shrouded in mystery, steeped in the undisclosed, cloaked in legend, in ancient myths of old. 
From mouth to mouth throughout the dawns of time; their legacy, is now a story untold

Oh why did our ancestors build such triumphs; these magnificent structures of wonder and awe?
Our minds hypothesise, deliberate; search futilely for archeological clues and aspire to learn more.
I sense a magnetic pull towards them; my spirit, my soul commanded as if within them I do belong
Betwixt the stones, the wind moans her sweet melody and hypnotises with familiar, alluring song

In times of crisis I feel compelled to make a pilgrimage, so as to find some needed solace there
Their calming, gentle energy invigorates my sense of well-being and with me their peace they share
The sovereignty of these majestic landmarks still evades comprehension and civilisations through time
We can only know what we observe; how beautifully they channel light, running accordant to lay lines

Even though we have unearthed the scattered remnants of our forefathers and their illustrious artefacts
Despite us and what we've dug, burned, plundered; these sites still stand, largely, bewilderingly intact
Perhaps we are missing the point; they were not built for what we perceive as a practical function.
Maybe, instead, their essence remains untainted, pure, mystical and beyond our presumption

I believe this is how it was meant to be; so through them we can acknowledge their celestial grace
To be inspired and enlightened by their divine reverie, within such a philosophical place.


© Debbie Razey 2014