Christine Anne Shaw : Writing

Confessional

Confessional

A Poem by Christine Anne Shaw


i address my dead lovesand some of those living tooi confess my desireto hold on to youmemories are fine whenyou are sound of mindbut then there are o..
Birthday Flora

Birthday Flora

A Poem by Christine Anne Shaw


cast them aside they saidonce dressed in pearl perfectionthose roses are undoubtedly deadwhile tiger moon lilies look onbruised and bemusedno longer g..
Gable End

Gable End

A Poem by Christine Anne Shaw


long after leavingbrushwood of silver birchwill still tremble inmornings soft spring breezelengthy tresses will teasepre dawn air while whispersbring ..
Ad Infinitum

Ad Infinitum

A Poem by Christine Anne Shaw


(a love poem)
Dial It Down

Dial It Down

A Poem by Christine Anne Shaw


sea stacks standseparated from motherlandsurrounded by salt waterspray spitting venomlike lost childrenparted from parentswho fret in empty housescast..
A Rose For All Seasons

A Rose For All Seasons

A Poem by Christine Anne Shaw


(an anniversary offering)
After Dark

After Dark

A Poem by Christine Anne Shaw


forgotten in a chipped clay pothalf hidden by composted leavesbeneath bare branches where in marchmagnolias make purple bloomsthere where all is darkl..
Calls A Graveyard

Calls A Graveyard

A Poem by Christine Anne Shaw


far away in southern Devonas the crow flies to the seawhere white crested waves are rollingwhere green hills are rising gentlywhere thick red clay cak..
A Page Is Turned, Another Morn

A Page Is Turned, Another Morn

A Poem by Christine Anne Shaw


from bleakest night comes brightest daywhen rays of sun break through at dawnwhen song birds stir the saddest heartsa page is turned another morndear ..