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Joy L poem

Here are three short poems to start off 2016. I hope you enjoy reading them.

Joy L Crane


Non-feathered cranes crank and whirr –
more elegant counterparts long since flown…
The sea is but a glimmering azure sliver!
Wild, yellow Bermuda buttercups join their roots.
An aged olive tree’s
grey-green leaves gasp;
a sickly child pants;
ghosts of lovers
seek fresh playgrounds…
Others’ dreams rise into the cobalt-blue sky.


Joy L


Small, so small...
so similar to others of my ilk –
almost a feathered clone.
No human voice to articulate –
no hands to murder, or create,
YET I feel such boundless joy
as I fly through air like silk.

Joy L

 P E A C E

is as fragile
as filigree lace
and a butterfly’s wing.

should be indestructible

Meet The Author...
Joy Lennick
Who Am I?

Most important 'jobs:' wife and mother to three sons. Hooked on reading and writing from a young age (wrote a simple play in junior school: acted on the stage). Joined the library at seven and that was it; the love affair continues...

First worked as a junior secretary, then secretary. Favourite job: A publishing company, Kaye & Ward in the City of London.

Apart from the odd poem, letter and article in magazines, and one poem read on Bournemouth radio, had various poems published in anthologies and won a few prizes. Ran my own Poetry Club for a while. Published: Celtic Cameos & Other Poems.

Factual books published: Running Your Own Small Hotel, & Jobs in Baking & Confectionery (Kogan Page Ltd., London), Updated two other author's books. As Biographer:Hurricane Halsey (True adventure), Memoir: My Gentle War; Faction novel: The Catalyst. Several short stories published in WordPlay anthologies (one winning lst prize through 'Writing' magazine as the best writing circle anthology of 2012 in the UK). A Group Leader for Creative Writing for the U3A group in Torrevieja, Spain.
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