Chris Roe

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Chris Roe was born and still lives in Norfolk, England. He is 66 years of age and individual poems have been published in magazines and on websites around the world. In 2008 he self-published a collection of poems entitled “In Search of Silence,” which is available from his website at www.silentflightpublications.co.uk.

Soul

Be silent Be still, Awakened. Be the silence That struggles To be heard. Perceive Acknowledge, Be the wisdom. Love Be loved Be silence. Be this space, This inner sanctum, That is Your soul.

Old Man

By your side There is peace, A quiet place Of beauty and realisation, Where wisdom Seeks reason and understanding, Where myth is laid to rest By the reality of knowledge. By your...

Love

We meet again. The moment, Kind and generous, The beauty, Peaceful and serene. The spirit alive In all that is And not what could be. And all of this Born of love, In a...

Swan

Preening, Soft, virgin white feathers, Aware of my presence But not of my world.   Before me, another world, No analytic philosophy, No targets, budgets or schedules. No self-appraisal, Or attempt to be Something...

Spirit

Keeper of the morning light, Guardian of the flame, White knight of my soul. Given at the beginning, As a last defense, At the center of life. Never beaten or...

Eternal Journey

As the crimson flame of life Breaks slowly Above the horizon, The white, frosted meadows, With trees and hedgerows Of sculptured ice, Speak loudly Of your presence. Once more Upon this journey, As another...

Sanctuary

Shafts of light Through cathedral windows. Dappled shade Upon the leaves Beneath my feet. Bird song In the branches above. In the distance Hind and fawn Cross the forest track. The sweet fragrance of...