Juliana, Juliana, you are an example to humanity (POEM)

Juliana with her beloved “Yogi” the dog Juliana, Juliana, your heart and eyes shine bright, as your ginger-tinged hair lights up the darkest of nights, Juliana, Juliana, your desires are passionate and bold, and for some uncanny reason, you never grow old.  Juliana, Juliana, I am blessed to hold your hand,  of one fine damsel…

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The Girl with the red dress (POEM for my daughter)

The girl with the red dress, turned 16 today, I honestly don’t know whether to laugh, cry or say “hip, hip, hooray!” because with every cycle of the sun, my hair turns more grey,  and frankly, getting old and useless is not something I pray. However, to see my daughter shine and blossom like a…

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A poem for Vali — the Vegan Princess

Vali Fuller-Quinn I know a young maiden called Vali, whose creativity is rather Narly,  whether she is whipping up fine art, or creating a raw cherry tart,  she could do it all while jiving to Marley, Soft and kind, with a brilliant mind, and a heart like molten gold,  This vegan princess, speaks only of…

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A poem for the Maestro – Jayadeva (John) Richardson

Happy blessed day, to the most blessed man,  who inspires so many and can put you in a trance, using words of wisdom, cloaked in feelings of love, as they float very gently down from Vaikuntha above. He will counsel your heart — and set your soul free…  from the malice of Maya, and feelings…

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A Poem for Murari

Murari Krishna Das, I know a guy name Murari, that was always in a hurry, but who was reliable as fire is to heat, For he is a strong like a Ram, and English he does understand, and he does play to a classical beat. A prince of the violin, he was one to get…

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A poem for Manju

Manjumedha (“Manju”) with her husband, Subhadra (“Su”) There’s a lady we call ‘Manju’ — a devoted dasi of Visnu, and the faithful wife of a boy we call “Su.”  They’re a barrel of fun – and united as one, just like soy sauce and a nicely braised tofu. She’s a culinary queen — for there’s…

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A poem for Gaura Shakti

There is a girl I know called Gaurashakti, a lady so free-spirited and yet so full of bhakti. A hairdresser by day, with plenty to say, because if you mess with her, you’ll be F@#$%y. Nothing gets past this ginger-haired girl, not a twist, nor a twirl… but she’ll light up the room with her…

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A Poem for Grace

There’s an angel called Grace — so pretty in lace,  especially when she wears her felt hat, With her infectious smile, she drives all men wild, but it’s her dignity that’s a matter of fact. She’s not your ordinary girl, with a flutter and a swirl, no, this damsel stands alone, As a lover of…

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Tinkie’s Poem

There is a lady called Kristine Fuller-Quinn — known as “Tinkie” by her kith and kin — and anyone else who joins her clan. She is an angel in disguise — with deep green eyes so wise — one to rely on if you ever need a hand. O’ so fortunate we are — to…

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Cherry Venus Goddess Delights (POEM)

There was a young maiden called Keeta,  whose legendary kindness made you want to meet her.  She would melt you with her grin, as you knew she’d always win,  for it was impossible to ever defeat her! Whether researching herbal fusions, or dispelling all illusion,  her magical ways would lighten all hearts.  As she danced…

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