Poet, Audrey Austin

Poet, Audrey Austin
This site is to honour my mother, poet, Eva Ruby Austin.

Saturday, January 11, 2014

FOR THE LOVE OF KI , a poem by Audrey Austin


I met him on a Friday

In the backyard of a friend

Those deep brown pools of love and need

Did common sense transcend.

By Wednesday I was baffled

Did not know what to do

His sloppy kiss and muddy feet

Across my floors; who knew?

Who knew that I could overlook

This gift of chaos in my life?

Black shining head upon my knee

Became my strength to deal with strife.

His love is unconditional

My love for him is real

Living with my Mastiff friend

Awakened me to feel.

To feel annoyance, yes, at times

While vacuuming the hair

But to feel this inner peace and joy

This love Ki freely shares

Is more than I have ever known

With him I’m not alone

For Ki I thank my God above

How blessed I am to know this love.

I am very pleased that my love poem was chosen to be part of Cobourg's Poetry Event

Pic Spaces

So, here are 10 of the poets who submitted poetry that was displayed on the outside of store windows in {piCs} "poets Downtown Cobourg" event on Saturday, February 15, 2014:

Ariel Gordon
Sean O'Gorman
Roz Bound
Sonja Benskin Mesher...
Jill Battson
Audrey Austin
Gordon Phinn
Anna Yin
Kirk Ramdath
Lisa Johnson


  1. Replies
    1. And your comment has made me smile. Thank you TL :-)

  2. Beautiful love poem. Mine were there too ! Seems to have been a lovely event from what I read on facebook. Congrats!

    1. Thank you, Reena ......... this event introduced us to each other and that is a good thing. Congratulations to you too :-)