Author Archives: Helen

About Helen

I'm drawn to blogging as a way to share ideas and consider what makes us who we are. Whether it's in our working life or our creativity, expression is a means to connect.

Pack Them Away

Pack them away At the end of day As the shadows crawl Over the bay As the depth of darkness Wanders through these halls Pack away the secrets Make sure to hide them all Pack them away Pack them inside … Continue reading

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Emergence

Out of smoke and fire they came. At first just as strange and unthreatening as seeing a face in the clouds, the creatures born of smoke and fire came. Friendly at first, their faces smiling, their words sweet, the terrible … Continue reading

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Play With Me

Come play with me the young girls say The night is young, come play, come play! We’ll travel oh so far away Till night everlasting vanquishes day Come dance with us upon the lawn Don’t be so timid, so lost, … Continue reading

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Cold Castle

He will invite you to his cold castle, so elegant, and so refined. You will be charmed by his words and his intense attention. You will feel for a time like you are adored, so warm in his gaze you … Continue reading

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They Come Back

If they come back They cannot be denied You be the bridegroom She’ll be the bride You make your vows They’ll never go Tell you such things You’d never know If they come back They take you in their arms … Continue reading

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The Happiest Tree

They call it the Happiest Tree. They say on some nights, around twilight, before the sun has completely dipped below the horizon, it glows there, up on the hill, and seems to smile down at you. I always thought that … Continue reading

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You

I see you Do you see me too? What do you think We’re going to do? Don’t you run Don’t you try to hide All these secrets I’m holding inside Walked for days Right to your door What do you … Continue reading

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Play

Johnny liked to play. He was a baseball star in high school, and he had big, big dreams of playing for his State, or even the country. Big, big dreams are risky. Better perhaps to have smaller aims and avoid … Continue reading

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Never Come and Go

Those who come Within these woods Hear the drum That no-one could Escape or run To hide away For those who come Will always stay Within the walls This house alone For all its sins Cannot atone Those who come … Continue reading

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Angel Of Light

They say I come as an angel of light, that I am beautiful. They Lie. I am ancient and my visage might once have been admired, but now it is feared. I am part angel, part animal, like you, but … Continue reading

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