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Clare M Ashton, Catholic poet, webmaster and Shrewsbury Vice President for Cursillo in England and Wales. Communications and Civil Engineer

New PDF Anthology Published

August 8, 2019 0

A new adventure! Today I’ve taken a step forward, and set up a shop to sell my new anthology as PDF I think everything’s OK, but please bear with me as I try and start this new venture The book is called A Cry in the Dark, and is available here Wish me luck!

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Falling Shadows

July 20, 2019 0

Shadows are fallingAnd you are callingCome now and restAt the end of the day As the sun’s brightnessGives way to moonlightAnd weary soulsWander to rest I hear you callingAs I am fallingInto the blestHaven of peace When my eyes won’t closeLost in my dreamingFretting about the morningRemind my heartacheYour love is there Cover my sleepWith…

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Here it comes again…

July 20, 2019 0

That crazy, mixed-up, confused sense of disatisfaction. It comes uninvited, slicing through my self-esteem like a knife through butter. Trying to describe it is like chasing the wind. I hate it, but when it’s there, I do the best writing I’ve ever done It’s always been here, we circle each other, eyeing ourselves warily, not…

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No Man an Island

July 19, 2019 0

The road is longand I’m not strongEnough to walk itAlone Damn this prideThis pain insideMakes me whimperMakes me rageYet the stageOf weepingStill evades Is it so muchTo askThat tears are given spaceTo be? Am I too proud,Content to bear woundsUnneeded, and uncalled forToo scaredTo admit defeat? Pride is maskedThe label of self-sufficiencyBiting into broken skinRubbing…

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Untitled – As Yet

July 18, 2019 0

I can’t decide what to call this one WhisperTake me awayFrom the dayFull of nothingnessTo a place of fullness Remind meThat I am so much moreThan the sum of my daysWorth more than the turning of the earthJourneying round the Sun WhisperIn the gentle breezeBid me welcomeIn the chuckle of the contented streamGurgling merrilyIn its…

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Silver Moon

July 17, 2019 0

How can IBelieveYou have abandoned meYou never haveBefore Why do Iget lost in the shadowsforgetting the sunwhen I enter the nightIt’s so easyWhen the silverOf the moonIs the owner of the light Simple thingsGrow dauntingLike the money spidertransformingInto a tarantulaWhen the sun goes down Help me rememberYou are ever thereThere is nothingAbout fear you don’t…

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Hiding Not the Answer

June 2, 2019 0

Firstly, let me say, I never normally post anything other than poetry, and maybe a nature comment This one is different, because I think this is important There seem to be so many posts in the following veins All popes post Vatican-II, in fact after Pius XII, are anti-popes Vatican II is a heresy Recieving…

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Empty My Heart

June 2, 2019 0

Come, empty this busyBroken,Proud, yet shattered heart Grant me the peaceFor which my soul yearnsFor the only answerTo my pleaIs foundIn you For we are allBrokenShatteredYet oneIn the mystical bodyOf Christ Our journey is differentYet we travel together,Let our livesMerge and meetIn healing For our handsDo Your willand our lipsProclaim Your praiseTo a broken world…

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Come, O Spirit

June 2, 2019 0

Come, O SpiritEnter our woundednessEmpty our prideOur fearAnd allThat keeps usFrom beingWho you made us to be For we are children of GodOur hearts and HisBeat in wonderful unityCalling outRevealing the storyOf creatorand created Loving,LivingBeing,Giving Empty our busynessLove our emptinessTeach us to desireOnly youFor without youWe can do nothingWe are nothing Yet, with the authorOf…

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