INTERROBANG

Musings on life, the universe and an elephant named Flobo

Another brilliant poem by my friend Robert Hayes. Please let me know what you think.   OLD MAN A man’s reflection tells no lies Scars and wrinkles worn with pride His youth betrayed, a life now lived Left with nothing more to give. His wife’s long passed, his children grown All has past him, he …

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  A poignant poem dedicated to those who have served. Parade of the Fallen Slaughtered lambs Littered lands The children of the poor Like cannon fire, We admire The heroes that came before. Battle worn We see the dawn Another year has passed. Ranks unknown Medals shown Our bravery is set to task To mourn …

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The Architects In your ruins, you left your marks The chiselled stone, and celestial charts These cryptic ciphers, etched in stone These ancient text, of glyphs unknown Depicted are your spells and laws Instructions to the Portals door Celestial travel, for now eludes Within these texts, you left the clues To transcend the heavens, and …

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Some food for thought, not everyone is lucky enough to be surrounded by loved ones in a nice warm house this Christmas time. Sleeping rough Another night, the bitter cold Empty stomach, and things unknown As darkness falls, the noises start A snapping branch stops my heart This concrete mattress I call my bed A …

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I came across this poem by Robert Hayes and absolutely fell in love with it. The words conjured up memories of days spent inside, snuggled up in a doona with a good book as the rains fell. Let me know what you think.   Raindrops Awoken by its sweet perfume The smell of which fills …

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I would like to introduce you to Robert Hayes, a talented poet I have recently met. He has granted permission for me to share some of his work with you.   The Chamber (life on Death Row) I’ve had my day before the court Remorse now plagues my every thought Guilty the verdict they just …

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