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Heather Royle commented on Heather Royle's blog post Human Writes - Death Row
"Hi Peter and Dean - I've not been on here recently so was very happy to see a poem I listed months ago receiving comments after such a long time. Love your comment Peter about 'blank stares'...so true, especially when the old ego gets…"
Oct 15, 2012
Peter Le Baige commented on Heather Royle's blog post Human Writes - Death Row
"Likewise, good Dean excavated this as well. As I've commented once before to a different posting, the fact your work mightn't have draw a comment when posted doesn't reflect in any way on its worth, although it's…"
Oct 14, 2012
Dean English commented on Heather Royle's blog post Human Writes - Death Row
"Hi, Heather, the last line of your poem ...'Hoping for the chance of one day really being heard.' says much to me about why I persist with poetry. And whether life as we see ourselves, is manifest from the Deep Mind expressing every…"
Oct 14, 2012
Heather Royle commented on mark thomas prisco's blog post Couplets
"Gives great food for thought and contemplation...I like it!"
Feb 16, 2012
Heather Royle posted a blog post

True Grit!

True Grit! Integrity is life’s ‘true grit’There for the taking Integrity is like our riverbedWhich we can ‘sell down the river’ Integrity is the first light of dayShining brightly to clear the fog Integrity is a wonderful rainbowRomanticising life’s harsh realities Integrity is a joyous shantyTo aid or abet our crooning Integrity is a babe’s first smileIts innocence personified Integrity is the souls ‘shining’Enabling its reincarnation Integrity is in you and meTo show to the world how to…See More
Feb 16, 2012
Heather Royle commented on Wanda's blog post Deja Vu
"Loved the read - very moving!"
Feb 16, 2012
Heather Royle commented on Rod Wintour's blog post I have Aspergers humour
"  Hi Rod This made me smile as I don't have Aspergers yet also consider a lot of the time that I am on another planet which this world revolves around! I love the simplicity of the statement so thanks for that."
Feb 8, 2012
Heather Royle replied to mark thomas prisco's discussion 7 poems - January
" Hi Mark _ I much appreciate being in your top 7 list for January! I am a very upbeat person but feeling very low when I wrote this as I had just said goodbye to my best friend from France after she and her husband had spent Christmas and…"
Feb 4, 2012
Heather Royle commented on Kayla Collingwood's blog post First
"  Enjoyed this poem Kayla and could almost see it being the anthem for an anorexia or eating disorder association."
Feb 1, 2012
Heather Royle commented on Kayla Collingwood's blog post Whirlpool World
"  Like this a lot and it makes a very emotive read!"
Feb 1, 2012
Heather Royle posted a blog post


 BLISSWith rhythmic pumpingYou live under my skinBecoming my life bloodPerpetuating my beingWhilst being integralYou and I as oneDependent on eachFor existence I breathe with onlyYou fuelling my lifeBy charismatic sourceLeading me gentlyTo the destinyOf true loveUnconditional harmonyKnowing no endRecognizing only nowLiving the momentMinute of minuteDay of daysEach one the other’s soothsayerFriend, lover and guideBest we lay downTogether at the templeOur shrine of eternal loveTo praise the…See More
Jan 30, 2012
Ailill commented on Heather Royle's blog post Melancholy in D major
"good versing of imagery in this piece.. "
Jan 13, 2012
Heather Royle commented on Dean English's blog post If Love And Rancour
"WOW - gave me goosebumps it's such a good read! Right from the first line and the use of the word 'rancour' to the very last line "all that you've put down you need your peace with", which is used several times to very…"
Jan 13, 2012
Heather Royle commented on Leanne Rattray's blog post Beyond the Walls
"Haha! Like this as I can so easily imagine myself looking in my pantry with the same thoughts - maybe why ever so often I have a clear out of old labels and sell by dates years rather than months out of date!"
Jan 13, 2012
Heather Royle commented on Peter Le Baige's blog post story of the shell
"This piece brought back fond memories of when I first held a shell to my ear at my fathers suggestion and how I was so intrigued as to how the sound they emitted was held captive! Lovely sentiment beautifully written."
Jan 13, 2012
Heather Royle posted a blog post

Melancholy in D major

Melancholy in D major Rolling hills out beyond- a whimsical vistawind ticklinglike piano keysthe leaves of treescompeting withbirds trillingone against the otheroctave and pitch perfectforcing the ear of the airto be borne far awayall but breakingthe pregnant silencesurrounding meensuring the whip handof melancholy brokenby sheer wondrous energydistracting this momentin time so engaginglyall other thoughtsbecome secondaryto natures powerhouseSee More
Jan 13, 2012

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True Grit!

True Grit!


Integrity is life’s ‘true grit’

There for the taking


Integrity is like our riverbed

Which we can ‘sell down the river’


Integrity is the first light of day

Shining brightly to clear the fog


Integrity is a wonderful rainbow

Romanticising life’s harsh realities


Integrity is a joyous shanty

To aid or abet our crooning


Integrity is a babe’s first…


Posted on February 16, 2012 at 23:45




With rhythmic pumping

You live under my skin…


Posted on January 30, 2012 at 15:44

Melancholy in D major

Melancholy in D major


Rolling hills out beyond

- a whimsical vista

wind tickling

like piano keys

the leaves of trees

competing with

birds trilling

one against the other

octave and pitch perfect

forcing the ear of the air

to be borne far away

all but breaking

the pregnant silence

surrounding me

ensuring the whip hand

of melancholy broken

by sheer wondrous…


Posted on January 13, 2012 at 0:14 — 1 Comment

The Moral of the Story of Santa!


The Moral of the Story of Santa!



Santa is coming

It’s true!

Yes he is coming and may visit me

And may even visit you

But have you been good enough?

Well we’ll see

For Santa sees…


Posted on December 11, 2011 at 12:53

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At 21:04 on October 16, 2011, Peter Le Baige said…
Thanks for the invitation Heather.

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