Category Archives: Poet Laureate


People of Hope – Barry Bayton

People of Hope (inspired by the sculpture by Robin Kolb entitled “Patience”) By Barry Bayon I look out into the street from my window. It is late and the city is asleep, the cars parked, the sirens silent. It is … Continue reading

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Early Sunday Morning – Barry Bayon

Early Sunday Morning (inspired by a 1930 painting by Edward Hopper) By Barry Bayon Long shadows play across the sidewalk this early morning. The street is deserted, the shops are shut. The reddish granite buildings with the green storefronts, Are … Continue reading

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The Journey – May Grant

The Journey By May Grant We start a journey joined in image. Do you sense me, strong, behind you? The camera captures one still icon. Can you dance with me beside you? Veiled by you yet visible alone, do you … Continue reading

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Sally Strachan’s Garden – Ilse Kramer

Sally Strachan’s Garden By Ilse Kramer There is a field of daisies, So white, so without stain, So flawless, Nothing torn, all petals present. Only the centers are blond, Almost the color Of Princess Diana’s hair. I see clematis in various … Continue reading

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Haiku on Love – George Delany

Haiku on Love By George Delany So I’m just a set Of data points – tho’ heart and Soul belong to God   George Delany is an artist, designer and co-instigator behind many special projects at Central Church – including … Continue reading

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