You Opened My Heart Today

You Opened My Heart Today   You opened my heart today Writing from your own heart Sharing truth from within Though painful the journey was You opened my heart today How did you do it? Shedding the pain and anger To speak in love You opened my heart today Your example of sharing beauty The […]


Fishmeal Thrashed in the darkness Head under water Wrestling the current Struggling for air Movement abating Last bubbles floating Coolness enveloping Peace infusing Body dissolving Waves carrying Depths approaching Sinking…singing… Dust meeting sand Mingling…tingling… Salt on the tongue Savouring Copyright 2016, Cheryl-Dean Thompson, All rights reserved.

Body and Cosmos

Body and Cosmos Gratitude for the microcosm and macrocosm of a graduating class (names have been removed) I welcome and thank all of you for being here today on this very special rite of passage and I invite you to share in a journey of gratitude.  This graduating class has a wonderful diversity that I would […]

Invitation to a Garden

Invitation to a Garden Poem dedicated, with heartfelt wishes, to a graduating class (names removed) A path appears where there was none before Created with a fire of love, dedication, trust and honour – thank you L A calla lily graces us at the side of the path Blessing us with a delicate and gentle scent […]

Welcome Earthquake

Welcome Earthquake Vibrations deep in the earth We feel you coming We feel your power Calling to you Bringing you together Bringing you home The eruption of energy Surprising the senses Surprising the minds Foundations gone Dust as soil Reverberating new life Copyright 2013, Cheryl-Dean Thompson, All rights reserved.

Fire Rose

Fire Rose flames rising in the east warmth radiating through the land pulsing heart of the earth fire seed resting in the dark day breaks with soft surrender melting into graceful flow waters lap and caress the body infusing the cells of all with each breath she vibrates with each sigh she rests massaging the […]


Echo I hear you Yet you are not there I feel you As I reach into emptiness I sense you As my heart opens I know you For you permeate everything I see you In the eyes of others I hold you Always I love you Forever Copyright 2012, Cheryl-Dean Thompson, All rights reserved.