Join | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  Albert Russo, iTuchy (Carl) Palmieri, iA. Colin Wright, iDebby Rosenberg, iElizabeth Weeks-Rowe, iAllen Smith, iGlen Schulz, i

  Home > Poetry > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Graham Donnachaidh

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Poetry
· 114 Titles
· 323 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Dec, 2003

Graham Donnachaidh, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Popular Poetry (Poetry)
  1.  Life and a Love
  2.  Australian storm
  3.  in honor of
  4.  Blue Morpho
  5.  I'm So Happy
  6.  Water Baby
  7.  Learning Experence
  8.  For Emily
  9.  Free Spirit
  10.  I Wish I Could Tell You...
  11.  Love It or Leave It !
  12.  Traveler's Lament
  13.  Defeat
  14.  Your Own Nuclear Power
  15.  My Scars
  16.  His Queen
  17.  Woodsmoke and Possibility....
  18.  Morning Thoughts
  19.  Memorial Day
  20.  Springtime Breeze

by Graham Donnachaidh
Tuesday, January 27, 2004

Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Graham Donnachaidh
•  Appalachia
•  her cricking toe
•  will you wait for me,
•  A small happiness
•  betrayal
           >> View all 114

Have you ever been lost in a forest ?


Deep and green this silent place
of moss and crawling things
of rustlings in the undergrowth
of gurgling icy springs
the smells of earthly dampness strong
and cedar stinging sweet
decay and death enriching such,
the path beneath my feet.

This even’tyde finds me alone
far from my hearts desire
a-lost in this dark forest place
a-flounder in this mire
the thoughts of toads and bogles’ eyes
and whispers of lost dead
the hoot of judgement from the owl
ignores my pleas un-pled.

The miilky tendrils of the mist
enwrap my cold damp self
and shiver I, with horror blind
in this, realm of the elf,
for now the hour grows later still
and I so far from home
a-stumbling in this mossy maze
this sucking knee deep loam.

I cannot see the way ahead
the shades of night draw close
and oozing up around my thighs
dank stench of bog o’er flows
a-laughter mocking in it’s glee
from jack-o-lantern there
my whimper lost in helplessness,
the foolish in the snare.

Now all around me...twinkling lights
and naked faeiry folk
who dance on branches high above
this sreaming mortal joke
and kelpies now, tug on my arms
and pull me ever down
my struggles ...
now are...


Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!

Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!

Reviewed by C Smith (Reader) 2/5/2004
Most enchanting read.....

C Smith
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 1/28/2004
Graham..simply beautiful imagery here...the flow of the poetry is wonderful..great the "essence" of the poem..I see you are scottish...I am in love with scottish music...have put some on a few pages of my the bagpipes....this is the first time I am reading you....I liked the fairies part of this poem..I could almost see the sweet creatures....floria
Reviewed by Dan Summerfield (Reader) 1/28/2004
Wonderful imagery, G. Made me relive my forest memories and apprehensions, and remember there is an element of dark mystery there when night starts to fall.

Dan S.
Reviewed by Gaye Dale (Reader) 1/28/2004
But I confess, I wanted to throw you a rope and a compas and set a Beagle on those 'faeiries' because the picture was so beautiful before you stumbled into their mischief!
Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.