The Door to Wisdom

What is wisdom? Is it only found in religion? Is it a spiritual or a physical quality? Some wisdom that I have gained has come as an after effect of experiencing challenges in life. Some wisdom has come from knowledge I have acquired through education, which has prevented me from making foolish decisions and choices.... Continue Reading →

A Love Letter from Mum

INTRO: A little advice from mum doesn't go astray, especially on Mother's Day. I wrote this poem when my daughters were young adults. They had both left home and were living independently now. I was travelling through Western Australia, thousands of kilometres away from them, in Brisbane, Queensland. I missed them very much. I sent... Continue Reading →

Sit and Engage over Coffee

A true friend Sits and engages in conversation Over a coffee for an hour, now and then. A verse from my poem "A True Friend in Time of Need' Beverley Joy of Simply Story Poetry BUY my poems and verses at click on image

I Long to Tell You

INTRO: I wrote this Christian poem after returning from a short mission trip to Bangladesh where I played a small role in helping the students translate their broken English into readable English text. I also taught the students some oldie but goodies Christian choruses like this one titled This is the day that the Lord... Continue Reading →

A True Friend in Time of Need

INTRO: I wrote this poem in 2014. It reflects on those awkward times in life when, those of us with quiet personalities, find it difficult breaking into established groups within a community, trying to make new friends when your heart is broken, and you don't feel strong and bold. I wrote this poem just after... Continue Reading →

Friendship Puzzle Pieces

Friendships are interesting pieces of the puzzle of life that piece together as we connect with people. A Verse from my poem 'Puzzling Pieces of Life'. Beverley Joy of Simply Story Poetry You can BUY my poems and verses at Click on image

Puzzling Pieces of Life

This is a collection of verses I have written over the years comparing life to making a jigsaw puzzle. Beverley Joy Puzzling Pieces of Life - Podcast Sometimes the pieces of life's puzzle Form unexpected solutions That surprise & puzzle even the best of us. Sometimes we try to force the pieces To fit together... Continue Reading →

Friends and Time

No matter the span of time between get-togethers, true friends fall into easy conversation like it was yesterday. A verse from my poem Friendship Beverley Joy of Simply Story Poetry


No clinging or neediness Played out between us Just an honest desire To share some time. From my poem 'Friendship'. Beverley Joy of Simply Story Poetry You can BUY my poems and verses at


"I wrote this poem after catching up with some close old friends that I had not seen for some time. No matter the span of time between get-togethers, close friends fall into conversation like it was yesterday that they were together." Beverley Joy PODCAST - Friendship Hello, how are you? It’s great to see you... Continue Reading →

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