Royston's Poems

Here's the list of poems submitted by royston  —  There are currently 72 poems total — keep up the great work!

Simply Love her

Once more I gaze into your loving eyes as they sparkle like pools in paradise. Then as I give your lips a tender kiss we both enter into that world of bliss. I run my fingers slowly down your spine your lovely body pressing close to mine and can ...

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13 hours ago

Capturing the moment that changed my life

It was a precious moment; a moment so divine when you appeared into my life and your eyes first met mine. The world appeared to stand still caught up in such ecstasy and my heart was smitten by the girl standing next to me. What a difference y...

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3 days ago

Grow old with me

Grow old with me my lovely lass, I pray, and let us hold hands as we walk life’s way embracing together the passage of time for I’ll always be yours and you’ll be mine. You are the very darling of my heart and I feel so lost when we are apart. Ev...

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4 days ago

It’s not about the body

It’s not about this body that’s subject to decay. but it’s about the soul that will never fade away. This body’s getting older and does not function well and upon its limitations my mind began to dwell. Then to me, “Fear not,” I heard God’s Ho...

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6 days ago

The battle of Reading Rock - Part 10

The rubbish piles, stretched on for miles, where the enemy's tents had been as I packed away, on that final day, I surveyed this great battle scene It was as though, God used this to show, and took time to reveal to me what had taken place, in...

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7 days ago

Be thou mine as I am thine

Be thou mine as I am thine. Let our love forever shine and the beauty of your face in my heart shall take its place. There forever it shall be shining always before me.

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7 days ago

The battle of Reading Rock - Part 09

Then I saw him, he was coming, and I wondered about his intent watched him stagger, saw him swagger, ‘til he stood there at the tent. “Just who are you, that you can do, these things to me?” he cried “A servant of God, of Jesus the Lord,” I...

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8 days ago

My precious

How precious is my computer to me, it gives me fun and provides great company. Switched on it helps me to disappear and into another world to reappear. To go surfing the net in Cyberspace and have such fun in that virtual place. There are d...

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8 days ago

The battle of Reading Rock - Part 08

Before daybreak, I was wide awake, so I got up well before dawn I could not sleep, and had to peep, outside in the early hours of morn. All was so still, and behind the hill, a sky full of stars so clear the horizon met, where heaven set, a...

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10 days ago

Always a mother

Cutting the umbilical cord was so tearful and letting them go so difficult and fearful. Confusion and doubt came flooding into my soul, my future uncertain now that I’ve lost my role. My nest was empty because my fledglings had flown for they had...

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10 days ago

The battle of Reading Rock - Part 07

Drums were banging, and music clanging, throughout the day and the night Repeating constantly, it was affecting me, and I just did not feel alright. But June saved the day, and her flute did play, bringing peace and harmony now my mind was cal...

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14 days ago

My wife’s a good looker

My wife’s a good looker, she can spot anything. No matter if it’s well hidden she’ll find the thing. I look in the cupboard unable to see and she comes along and points it out to me. Then, out of nowhere it appears before my eyes. I am sure it ...

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14 days ago

Darling of my life

Greater love has no man than the love I have for you. For You’re such a lovely woman to love me as you do. I am still lost in wonder as I gaze upon your face and my heart grows more fonder at your beauty and your grace. Oh how can I re...

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15 days ago

The battle of Reading Rock - Part 05

The next morning, as day was dawning; Ahmed burst into our tent and his hands he lay, on Dave to pray, with such a menacing intent. Then he spoke and sung, in a raucous tongue, so hideous and so satanic an act so surreal, that it made Dave f...

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16 days ago

My Fledglings Have Flown

Many tears I shed as I watched them grow knowing that one day I’d have to let the go As they grew up so independent and free. But they will always be a part of me. Like little chicks gathered under my wing as together we used to dance and sing. I...

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16 days ago

The battle of Reading Rock - Part 04

Later on we prayed, as in bed we laid, and snuggled down for the night Then with a mighty rip, loud went the zip, and two faces came into sight. Thinking that we, would fail to see, or understand they tried to leave “The Lord will know, and to...

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17 days ago

The universal language of love

He spoke the universal language of love When He came to us from heaven above. Reached out in words and deeds of love to us this wonderful man of God we call Jesus. He willingly paid the ultimate price laying down His life in loves great sacrifice...

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17 days ago

The battle of Reading Rock - Part 03

Another flag flew high, over the blue sky, where the Japanese fortress lay As they drove their tank, through each festival rank, the fans scattered and ran away. Imparting fear, to all those near, folk panicked as they fled No one would dare, s...

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18 days ago

Two In One

I am a man with two lovers in my life. One is my mistress and the other my wife. The wonder of it all that makes it such fun. Is that both these women are combined in one. For this amazing woman is my best friend and God's will for us turned out ...

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18 days ago

The battle of Reading Rock - Part 02

There in full view, the banner flew, so God's love the fans might see But Festival fans, had other plans, and its' message did not agree. For on Sunday, they had their way, in the darkness of that morn With curse and frown, they ripped it dow...

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19 days ago

Love blossoms as it grows

When we were young we walked together hand in hand. Looked into each other's' eyes thinking love was grand. Life can't get any better than it is now we thought, as we walked along life's pathway, God's will we sought. There walking and talkin...

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19 days ago

The battle of Reading Rock - Part 01

“Before you go, I'll have you know, that the Lord has said to me Psalm 91, is just the one, so read it and you will see.” “I don't know why”, was my reply, “But Sara I'm sure you're right” And off I went, to pitch my tent, at Reading's Roc...

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20 days ago

Me, you and the wardrobe

I hid in the wardrobe thinking this will be great. But my timing was wrong and I left it too late. My plan of seduction had gone wildly adrift. For when you found me hiding there you were so miffed. Up and down the stairs you went looking ever...

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21 days ago

Out of step with Love

‘Didn’t Peter do well at school”, she said; again he felt that great feeling of dread. It didn’t even enter his mind to ask. He’d been too busy working on his task. “Did you see my sunflowers?”, she had cried. “No, I didn’t see them”, he had repl...

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22 days ago

I almost lost you yesterday

I almost lost you yesterday. My life all shattered and in disarray. God could have chosen death to part and brought such sadness to my heart. I took for granted the love we have, but yesterday reminded me my love of the frailty of this earthly li...

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23 days ago

Camelot

For one brief moment for you and me life was perfect and Camelot came to be. There love was shown in all its fervency and the poetry flowed fast and free. True feelings came to the surface unsuppressed as moments of deep passion were expressed. T...

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24 days ago

Love always forgives

Oh foolish man to test her love in this way. hurting her so and causing her such dismay. Her wonderful love so faithful and so true has been challenged by the deeds that you do. But her love was so deep, so great and so vast that it could all you...

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25 days ago

What kind of woman is this?

What kind of woman is this? That I'm so privileged to kiss. My precious gift from above who so freely gives me her love So wonderful and lovely is she. Praise God that He's given her to me. Just as Eve for Adam was sent so Dorothy for her ...

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26 days ago

Fond(ling) memories

I awoke at 4:00 again this morning. Rolled over to your side and began exploring. You had your back to me my love and I fitted my body to yours like a glove. Like two pieces of a puzzle made for each other we fitted so snug and perfectly int...

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27 days ago

Deep pools of love and mystery

I‘ve been gazing in your eyes recently, they're such deep pools of love and mystery. As I look deeper into your sparkling eyes I see back to the past and remember my surprise. When I first saw the girl who smote the heart of me and I said goo...

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28 days ago

The Gremlin

Pale faced she was looking so terrified. "There's a gremlin in the toilet she cried." I heard the roar of the Gruffalo there; the monster responsible for her scare. So I gingerly crept in to find out what the commotion was all about. S...

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28 days ago

Lulworth Cove

We decided to go to Lulworth Cove and got into the car and off mum drove. Granny, Granddad, Hannah, mummy and me all set off to spend the day by the sea. We talked and laughed and sped away, it was the beginning of a wonderful day. We parked the ...

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29 days ago

My daddy saved me

We laid out the picnic in the warm sun watching the children having such fun. Then tragedy stuck to our great surprise.. You fell in the river before our eyes. The river was high and its current fast, and you were struggling as you were swept pa...

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1 month ago

Repentance Road

The way of repentance is rough and walking its pathway is tough. But I have to travel its road carrying my sins heavy load. My mind‘s overwhelmed with torment and I wish to be able to repent. Plagued with guilt day and night, with my sin always...

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1 month ago

The unknown soldier

Unknown to us, yet known to God, as through World War One he trod. He'd never fought a war before and did not like the sights he saw. The shells and bullets flying by and the carnage that made him cry. He gave his all, his life he spent as onwar...

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1 month ago

Winter wonder

Trees like skeletons as sunlight shines through. Cobwebs sparkling with drops of frozen dew. Glistening white frost carpeting the grass, dazzling light reflecting from window glass. The deep contrast of the darkness and light as the winter’s sun ...

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1 month ago

Struggling in the desert of life

Struggling in the desert of life wondering why the way was so barren and my throat was so dry. The bright sun was beating down with heat so intense and I was wondering why my life made no sense. Stuck in the wasteland and trapped in that lonely p...

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1 month ago

Young People are:

Flowers yet unfurled. and the future of our world. Latent talents waiting to express youthful potential and creativeness. Diamonds to be unwrapped and Protégées untapped. Though sometimes treated with contempt they are dreams yet to be dreamt,...

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1 month ago

The Lottery of Life

His life had just not gone to plan, it should not have worked out this way. For he was a business man and invested his hard earned pay. But fortunes lot had now been cast It was the nightmare that he feared. Life's a bitch for luck does not...

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1 month ago

Loneliness

I struggled through that long wormhole to the other side into a very dark cavern that gaped so deep and wide. Fearfully I leant against the dank wall of that black hole and felt the coldness of loneliness flooding my soul. Overwhelmed by the soli...

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1 month ago

Come back to me my Love

My dear, how much I miss the sweetness of your kiss. Feeling your lips touch mine was so wonderfully divine. Oh, darling of my heart let us not stay apart, but let's wipe the slate clean and return to how we'd been. I don't know what to ...

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1 month ago

An ode to a Trilobite

Swimming in profusion in the Cambrian sea this lovely creature is so appealing to me. It's a fossil of variety and surprise with its simple three lobed shape and its compound eyes. On its primordial feet it scurried around the ocean floor hu...

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1 month ago

Creaky Bed

Two creaky crocks slept upon a creaky bed when 'Are you asleep my love?' One of them said. Then rolled over holding him in her embrace and he lay there gazing upon her lovely face. They were aroused and passion started to soar and that old b...

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1 month ago

4-poster bed

There was a large 4-poster bed where we stayed. So we had great fun together as we played, and wondered what it would be like to make love with a large silky canopy hanging above. Then we came back in the middle of the day to frolic around a...

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1 month ago

My 666 nightmare

The Internet would not work so I could not trade. I was unable to contact my Bank and was afraid. Then my credit card and Pin number were rejected, and to make matters worse my email was affected. It felt as though "Big Brother" had bee...

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1 month ago

Like a Bull in a china shop

Like a Bull in a china shop he crashed through testosterone raging frightening you. Why can't he just woo and gently wine and dine building the relationship, taking his time? No, he had to rush, doing it his way threatening your friendship, spoil...

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1 month ago

If Only Women Were...

If only women were not so admirable then I would not find them so desirable and I'd not be tempted to go astray whenever a pretty woman passed my way. If only women were not so beautiful then I'd behave and not be undutiful. Life would not be har...

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A Hair From Her Head

I will treasure this glorious white hair that fell from the head of my Muse so fair More stunning than Galadriel is she and the source of my loving poetry _my Erato (Narrative) The Poet first became aware of Erato when researching on the interne...

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When the butterflies come out to play

Whenever it’s a very hot and sunny summers’ day and all the lovely 'butterflies' come out to play. Then these genes I've inherited become the bane of my life and I have to control them to remain faithful to my wife. A pretty woman just walks by ...

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1 month ago

Footprints throughout time

Tramp, tramp, tramp. We watch them going and throughout time hear their voices flowing. See the phantom footprints through the mist. Remember those who are so dearly missed. We follow their footprints through war torn times midst the muddy trench...

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1 month ago

Skeleton

The skeleton lay there upon the sea bed. It was all on its own but had no head. Not liking the thought of being this way His mind wandered back to another day. A time when his body possessed a head; very much alive and was not yet dead. Wh...

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1 month ago

Alzheimer's

This is no way to live my life my dear, for I am so muddled and full of fear. Who is this person that's living with me? I cannot remember who I should be! My memories keep fading in and out and I don't know what you're talking about. Is my mum ...

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1 month ago

The Child of the Past

I see you crying and I feel your tears, the sorrow and anguish of so many years. Such senseless abuse and wanton ill treatment of someone so young and so innocent! Oh child of my past and source of my tears ever with me throughout all of my yea...

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1 month ago

Freedom

Freedom to give. Freedom to live. Freedom to question why. Freedom to walk. Freedom to talk. Freedom to live or to die. Freedom to sing. Freedom to swing. Freedom to just walk on by. Freedom to speak. Freedom to seek. Freedom to laugh or to cry...

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1 month ago

The saga of the speaking digital clock

I had a digital clock that helped me to see the time by projecting it on the ceiling for me. One night I woke up at 12.08 and could see the name of Rob my mate. So the following night I woke at 12.03 And waited, for I wanted 'Rob' to see And th...

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1 month ago

Close to my heart

Our eyes touch even though we are apart and I can feel the beating of your heart. 'Though separated by geographic space, close to my heart you always have a place.

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1 month ago

An Ode to Bond

It all began with a car chase zooming around all over the place. Then with the girl jumped into the boat all others sank but they kept afloat. Into the plane they both then went, got shot down but survived the descent. Lots of fights and so actio...

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1 month ago

Shane (A Childhood Memory)

Rooted in the ground defiant it stood stronger than steel though it was made of wood. It was stubborn and determined to stay but it had to go for it was in the way. Each night they would attack it together with an axe and spade, with horse and te...

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1 month ago

Confronting a ghost from the past

Oh no, it's time to read out loud again. I hate doing it and find it such a pain. I stutter and everyone can see reading aloud is anathema to me. "Allen" it's your turn the teacher said and with faltering voice the book is read. I feel...

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1 month ago

It was my turn to cook today

I hammered the steak ‘til it spread out wide shrinking back again in the pan as it fried. Along with the chips and red wine to please, I added the onions, mushrooms and peas. This was the secret to my meal's success but it left kitchen in rather a...

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1 month ago

I have never known love like this before.

I have never known love like this before. He loves, loves again and loves even more. Greater love has no man than this: that for my life Jesus surrendered His. His love reaches out from beyond the grave as He stretches out wide His arms to save....

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1 month ago

The Lord of the traffic lights

I had to stop because the light was red although I wanted to race on ahead. The Lord said that it was time to be still. Time to reflect and to discern His will. And there in the stillness by God's good grace sweet communion with Him had take...

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1 month ago

Memories of Yesteryear

My early days at nursery school running around and playing the fool. Getting meningitis and almost dying and then waking up in the hospital crying. Eating oranges with ice cream as well and scrumping for apples down in the dell. Playing “knock do...

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1 month ago

It should have been me

Lost in the crowd hoping God did not see, the part that I'd played in Christ's agony. For I'd cried "Hosanna, " then "Crucify." Then stood there at His trial and watched Him die. Joined sadistic soldiers and the fickle crowd ...

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1 month ago

Schizophrenic man

The good that I would I find I do not. My mind’s in turmoil and tied in a knot. For that which I would not, I find I do and it feels as though my mind’s split in two. Wavering and drifting between two ways yet determined to walk all of my da...

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1 month ago

Love Climbed The Hill

Love broke the bread Died in my stead and bore the cross for me Love took wrath's cup and drank it up. It's empty now for me. Love climbed the hill fulfilled God's will and suffered there for me. Love cried out loud before the crowd. Laid down ...

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1 month ago

Whatever it takes Lord

Whatever it takes Lord, Your will is best my spirit's in turmoil and I cannot rest. For sin permeates through me affecting my soul and I'm in need of cleansing to make me whole. Whatever it takes Lord, hold nothing back for I have slipped away be...

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1 month ago

Because of Jesus

Because of Jesus I go free Because He suffered there for me Because He stayed and did not run Because He said "Your will be done" My transgressions on Him were laid As lash by lash my debts He paid Blow by blow for each iniquity As they...

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2 months ago

The sound of silence

Not a single word was spoken neither was any music played. The silence remained unbroken and no audible sound was made. All the angels held back their breath their awesome silence could be heard. For it was the silence of death and no one dared t...

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2 months ago

Weep not for behold The Lion of the Tribe of Judah has prevailed

There in heaven John sobbed great tears and cried. Then, “Weep not” one of the elders replied: “The secrets of the scroll can be unveiled” “for the Lion of Judah has prevailed.” Before them stood a Lamb so clear and plain pierced and looking as t...

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2 months ago

A Picnic By The Riverside In Henley

It was a peaceful and mild autumnal day as the river Thames flowed upon its way. Colourful boats were moored rank upon rank as we picnicked there by the river bank. People were walking with their dogs on leads, as horse chestnut trees shed their...

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2 months ago

It is finished

Resounding throughout the universe transcending time and space Is the greatest shout of victory heard by the human race. From the lips of the Lord Jesus Christ came that tremendous cry. "It is finished" was His shout as He laid down ...

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2 months ago

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