Rimini

Rimini

Rimini by Joseph Charles MacKenzie https://mackenzielyricpoetry.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Rimini-by-Joseph-Charles-MacKenzie-1.wav I stand before the Adriatic sea, Unwreathed of confidence in things to be, Time’s wind-born song of spray and transient foam With...
Here Where the Winter Dies

Here Where the Winter Dies

Here Where the Winter Dies by Joseph Charles MacKenzie https://mackenzielyricpoetry.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Here-Where-the-Winter-Dies-by-Joseph-Charles-MacKenzie.wav Here where the winter dies, Our hearts are not forelorn, Bright heaven looks through these...
The Once-Lost Land

The Once-Lost Land

The Once-Lost Land The arm that threw the disc of day Across the sky we know must dim, The hand that strewed the Milky Way Where angels swim, From far beyond the farthest star, Composed the darkness that we are. His light it is that we call ours: The morning glories’...
Of Nature or of Art

Of Nature or of Art

Of Nature or of Art Be they of nature, or of art, All things recall thee to my heart, Or be they real or of the mind, Each thing according to its kind: The desert aster’s vivid hue, That boldly paints our arid land, It’s fragile strength that breaks through sand, All...
Love’s Inquest

Love’s Inquest

Love’s Inquest Shall we two hearts make inquest of our love, Of how we came to be, or whence, or why, Or make interrogation of the sky That bound us by a dictate from above?   Each hand of ours befits the other’s glove, And we, unmindful of these years that...