Come to Love

Come to Love

A Love that simply is…. I am deeply engaged in the process of bringing together a new volume of poems called ‘Courage to Love’, to accompany my major work and research on Love in Organisations – the Love at Work project – and this seems like a good time to give you a sneak preview.   This poem is called ‘Come to Love’ and it’s a little alternative in its...

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For Fathers

For Fathers

In February 2012 I was invited by the shopping channel QVC UK to be their resident poet and take part in a ‘Love Letters’ project to encourage people to write romantic, appreciative  verses and letters to their loved ones, expressing gratitude for their presence and the joy they bring to life. It was a wonderful experience, producing over 100 poems in two days, and this one...

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Masques & Roles

Masques & Roles

By Popular Demand: Flourish Through Challenging Times Christine Miller’s Celebrated ‘Masques & Roles’ Workshop Are you Living Your Own Life? Or Following a Life You Inherited? In these troubled times, as much of what has traditionally been upheld as important starts to fall away, many of us are questioning ourselves about what is really important in life. There can be no...

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London Snow

London Snow

Inspired by the blanket of snow covering London today (and most of the UK and Europe), the silence was what impressed on me most as I opened the door to my garden early this morning, and enjoyed the cold, crisp air and the whiteness.  It is magical, transformed into a slightly eerie, subdued space. This poem  is what emerged. London Snow Silence is not glistening gold, Nor even densely...

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Vines

Vines

I wrote this piece in South Western France, in the Aquitaine region near Bordeaux, in the heart of wine country, where we had a holiday home which was a wonderful converted mill, surrounded by vines and open farmland, and where the panoramic views over the countryside were spectacular. La Belle France is always a source of great inspiration for me, and I love spending time there. From:...

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Amber – Kindling the Spirit of Autumn

Amber – Kindling the Spirit of Autumn

‘Amber‘ is a poem written to capture the mellow sensual feel of autumn which I love, as the days grow shorter and the air becomes crisper, the leaves start to burnish and there is that distinct shift from summer’s lush green to orange and gold, deep red, amber and bronze. I am often inspired by a sense of new spirit, new beginnings in autumn, just as much as in...

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