Tag: Poetry

Rise

RISE by Simon J. E. Drew Rise 1. On a dark and frosty meadow ‘Fore the dawning of the sun, Wild caribous are calling, For their day has just begun. 2. A cool breeze gently shifts the trees As mountain birds are waking.  A golden hue now pierces night As distant stars are fading. 3. […]

Pairidaēza Suite

PAIRIDAĒZA SUITE by Simon J. E. Drew Funded in part by the Sunshine Coast Council SEE ALL SUPPORTERS PAIRIDAĒZA SUITE by Simon J. E. Drew I. A Pneumatic Awakening “A ton of earth a man would dig To find an ounce of gold,” Wise words from Heraclitus — That Great Sage from days of old. […]

The Sun & I

See also: We, the Sun & I | Full Album and Poetry by Simon J. E. Drew When I rise in the darkness before the dawn, When I sit on a rock at the edge of a vast ocean that calls me,When I feel the sand washing away beneath my feet,When the crashing waves fill my heart […]

We

See also: We, the Sun & I | Full Album and Poetry by Simon J. E. Drew We look out, and we are looked upon.But always we. We see, and we are seen.But always we. We search, and we are searched.But always we.We find, and we are found.But always we.We listen, and we are listened to.But always […]

Our Home on the Sand

See also: Our Home on the Sand | Full Album by Simon J. E. Drew I am the eye that looksout on THE ONE.  I am the mother who loves.I am the child who is loved. I am the father who protects.I am they who are protected. I am the sun that risesand the stars […]

Pairidaēza Suite

See also: Pairidaēza Suite | Full Album & Poetry by Simon J. E. Drew The musician, like the poet, looks within and without, and tells the story of what he sees. The musician, like the seer, reveals unto the masses the secrets which were once hidden. The musician, like the philosopher, discovers the commonalities which […]

A Prophecy, Fulfilled

See also: Pairidaēza Suite | Full Album & Poetry by Simon J. E. Drew The Logos hath risen, The Word giveth light, It spreads out Its branchesBy day and by night. A blossoming wildflower Thy words hath become,And now, resurrected,They reach for the Sun. Such great understandingIs born of a seed,Not a shovel I’ve lifted,Yet, gold, I’ve received. […]

As Giants Sleep

See also: Pairidaēza Suite | Full Album & Poetry by Simon J. E. Drew Into darkness I settle As the ocean depths swell,Surrounded, yet cornered By creatures that dwell…  A terrible visionNow fills me with fear,For the fate of my people,Before me, appears…  What a horrid behemothMankind has become,For they’ve mocked what is perfect And, to evil, succumbed. […]

Tending to the Garden

See also: Pairidaēza Suite | Full Album & Poetry by Simon J. E. Drew Great is the bee whoTends well to his garden,He works all his life and yetNe’er does he harden. “What’s good for the beeMust be good for the hive,”That’s the motto he lives byThat keeps him alive. He knows what he doesAnd […]

To the Distant Hills

See also: Pairidaēza Suite | Full Album & Poetry by Simon J. E. Drew The conscious being explores the garden which he sees, and when he has reached the limits of his exploration, he journeys to the distant hills of his own soul, even that he may explore the garden which he does not see.