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The most recent of my poems I have placed first, and they have the date they were written and uploaded to the site. Hope you enjoy, or at least get something from them. Poetry is a personal matter I find, but can reveal more, something that resonates for you - for all, dare I dream.

( New Year, 2021 )

Bubbles

Force gone
Bubbles in
Bubbles bubbles
Everywhere

Family bubbles
Travel bubbles
Team talk
Bubbles

All work
All play
No work
Force today

Sweet dreams
Sour dough
Rise now
Morning song

Sing high
Sing grand
new songs
Of praise

To earth’s
Bubble to
Our feisty
Domain

Neil Felton - https://artis.co.nz

( New Year, 2021 )

All Roses

In heaven it is not all roses
and where there are roses
there surely are thorns
beautiful too and
devilishly crafted.

Neil Felton - https://artis.co.nz

( New Year, 2021 )

We struck a chord

Like to be
Remembered -
For someone to say
we struck a chord

Harmony
omnipotent
Relentless
Unassailable

Discord a
Mere pause
To waken
The senses

To nature’s
Allure
its artful
pretensions

Its hallowed
Path we
Tread to
Remember

For someone
To say
We struck
A chord

Neil Felton - https://artis.co.nz

( New Year, 2021 )

The Cynic

The cynic is sick
dishes in the sink
Lies brimming
with love

Dear
Sweetie pie
Sugar plum
Honey bun

Trying
Poetry
Wishing
well

lies
Bide the
lonely
Till ding

the punters
Purses
Shout
Open

Entree
treats
Mains to
Counter

Simple Simon
Am I
Looking up
Putting down

But cannot
Escape Love
To words
Or places

Dribble ball
Stroke cat
Mow the lawn
Tune the gat

Dishes in the sink
Wash and dry
See it home
Day is gold

Even I
Rye smile
Knew the old
and sold

life’s
Rhetoric
dreams
moments

No end
No beginning
Thread bare
Is Truth

All or
Nothing
The cake
Sings

Simple things
I like
Capricious
Delicious

Straight
Or bent
Head on
Fend

The cynic
hides
For all
To see

Lies brimming
With love
No more
do I see

Lies
I know not -
Telling words
Delete

Neil Felton - https://artis.co.nz


Ditties

( September, 2020 )

If I were a tom-tit
Wouldn’t worry
bout was or were
just whistle my sweet

If I were a tom-twit

If I were a tom-twit
Bemused I think
Of you and me
In a tree

If I were a tom-twit
In a tree
whistling
Would you

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( August, 2020 )

How long
can I stay
in sun’s
embrace

How long
before
I sleep.

How long
Before
Ambition’s
itch

drags a
lemon
from my head

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living the dream
working you see
away with the fairies
this artful dodger

-------------

She was a handsome flutterby
Rarely understood
He was a thoughtful mannequin
Made of precious wood


Neil Felton - https://artis.co.nz

( April, 2020 )

On the move

Flags, headstones
idols, kings
All gone
To museums

Turn away
Face
the bow
And paddle

Lean
wave
Flock
that way

Won’t stick
too slick
is art
On the move

Neil Felton - https://artis.co.nz

( April, 2020 )

Front Steps

I spy puss
The neighbour’s cat
On mission
across the street

To take
seat
Two steps
below

Casual
and cool
This cosmic
Mate

We sit
Both
Eyes
ahead

Zest
Of Sea
and
memories

Times
to savour
Dreams
to ponder

Sun
soaked
Head
inside

Leave cat
Draped
With familiar
Foot steps

Neil Felton - https://artis.co.nz

( April, 2020 )

Mother of Light

Magnanimous
Guardian
Star of
light

Held our
Hand
Spun us
Round

Warmed
brew
Grew
life

Lifted
Head
Gave
Sight

Named
Sunne
Mother
of light

Neil Felton - https://artis.co.nz



For all the people



Yenom
a novel
for all
the people

Artists
like lennon
No lies
Do listen

Consider
the script
as it
is written

Yenom
a novel
for all
the people

Neil Felton - https://artis.co.nz

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