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About caledoniapoems

All comments to any of my written pieces are welcome - good, bad and even the downright ugly. My aim is to improve with each piece and you can help me achieve this.

Yes – Scotland has a Future

On the 18th of September 2014, Our nation will hold it’s breath, For a Scotland made free, A final pardon from death. Yet it’s here in our hands, No need to inhale, If we unite as one Yes, How can … Continue reading

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To The Bard

He crossed the line, with words sublime, He dared to share his dreams, With thoughts of roses, and stuck up noses, And lives ripped and torn at the seams. Whether ballad or verse, or traditional address, His thoughts in Scots … Continue reading

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The Dream of Something New

Too many days are lost, On dreams of something new, Fleeting thoughts are born, That will never make it through. Wasted moments in time, Shards and shreds of hope, Tiny trinkets of trivia, That help you to cope. A glance; … Continue reading

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Can You?

Can you crush a heart that’s broken, One that’s twisted, torn in two? Can you bleed a lifeless soul, One that’s meant to be with you? Can you stifle all the love? Suffocate the caring mind? Drain the thoughts of … Continue reading

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The Sycamore and the Half Moon

There stands a lone Sycamore tree, Leaves swaying in the breeze, Beyond the snow topped mountains, Towering o’er with striking ease. The vast and luscious land, Spread out before my eyes, Pulls me ever nearer, As I watch the half … Continue reading

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Daring To Wish

Suddenly I see it, For what it really is, And suddenly I notice, That time has gone amiss. An age of recognition, Is reflected before me, And I see in my eyes, A sadness that’s torn me. A moment of … Continue reading

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The Solace and The Sunset

At the rivers edge I sit, As day turns into night, The solace and the sunset, Fill my soul with light. The water slowly winding, Around the mountainside, Silence fills the air, As the sun begins to hide. And as … Continue reading

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Sunset Mountain

The green of the hills, The blue of the skies, The pain in your heart, And that look in your eyes. Filled with such sorrow, Treading with care, Afraid of the emotions, That carry you there. Off to the mountains, … Continue reading

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Fear

Too afraid to say it, Too emotional to play it, To close to lose it, Too slow to use it. I care, I do, I swear, I do, I felt it too, Did you? The here and now, The why … Continue reading

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Shallow Kisses

It seems in dreams we wander, Through dark and shallow times, We face the night together, Casting off the ties that bind. In flukes it looks as though we’re winning, As we stumble and fumble through each day, Casually picking … Continue reading

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