Understanding Abstract Poetry. #Writing #Rhythms

So you want to write an abstract poem? Well, I was lucky enough to have a poem selected and published in an art and literature journal this month. The theme was abstract.  The art and literature journal was ArtAscent. Let’s begin with understanding abstraction. Anything abstract often exists in thought or having no particular concrete […]

Blooming Lily Over Water #Poems

Blooming Lily Over Water   Blooming Lily Over Water Full beauty, a morning child There to reveal, full gaped colour Above dark water, drink Nourished, under tender warmth Cease, the passing day To close, quiet. To Sleep. By Vacen Taylor

Why Not Try #Poetry… If You Dare

I have attempted to write poetry for years and years. And I do mean attempted. I’ve failed at many of those attempts. To be truthful I’ve never felt like I really succeeded at writing a great poem. Yet I continue to try. Some have been good, some readable and some deleted in frustration after hours […]


Click on the arrows to play the readings.     Alone [Audio clip: view full post to listen] I’m Writing [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Moon Man [Audio clip: view full post to listen] No Freedom No Heart [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Rainforest [Audio clip: view full post to listen] […]

The Unknown Lover

Your skin will be like fine leather easy to touch. Your voice will be hypnotising and yet familiar when you call my name. You will come like a cool breeze over the mountain and touch my face. Only then will I know the quality of patience as two souls unite. I will be fulfilled at […]

The Spiritual Desert

Spiritual Desert   A harsh space to learn lessons, a quiet place to hear whispers. His quest, this immense expanse,  like one hand cupping another, he wanders this living space. Oh the agonies it summons. Alone to ponder the world, a mind with infinite oppression, must purge his thoughts. Between the devil and the angels, […]