Category: Day2day poetry

The Day Awakens

The Day Awakens By Kevin L Fairbrother             A winking of the day to come Not a cloud in the waking sky In the chook yard feathers strum As a rooster sends out his cry The mocking bird makes…

Working Mans Dream

By Kevin L Fairbrother   It’s a working man I’ve been Now have freedom up my sleeve Stress and worry I leave behind Travel this country in my own time   The friends I meet the places I see Is the only reward due…

Friends

By Kevin L Fairbrother     True friends are hard to find ones that never put you down True friends are hard to keep If you sling mud at their feet   Friends may come and go Some tread on your toes Others make…

Welcome Swallow

The Welcome Swallow By Kevin L Fairbrother Every year just before the onset of Spring The Welcome Swallow visits our farm We have endured the harshness of Winter And the Swallow a welcome site for sure   For the Swallow hails warming weather Brings…

Life Choices

LIFE CHOICES By Kevin L Fairbrother He sat in his rocking chair, willing time to pass A stubby of beer in his hand and a fag in his mouth Rocking to the country music blaring in the background This man so alone, thinking about…

Eucalyptus Gunnii (cider gum)

The full Moon ablaze in the night sky Beams down on the dead and dying Cider Gums Their ghostly silhouettes, so white and stark Now just a reminder of the past … The Central Plateau, the High Country of Tasmania Is or was home…

Burning Daylight- What does it mean?

BURNING DAYLIGHT by Kevin L Fairbrother   Burning Daylight what ever does it mean Could be about your daily routine Or the hours you work from daylight to dusk Maybe it means how you use the daylight hours For your own satisfaction and well-being…