Lighthouse Poems, Prayers, Texts and Graphics

 Below are numerous poems, prayers texts and graphics I have collected over the years – all with a lighthouse theme. The lighthouse as a guiding light for our lives as well as our ships seems to be prevalent throughout history. I am posting some now just for interest. If you have any contributions not listed […]

Poetry – The Lighthouse Keeper Wonders

This is too good not to reprint. The Lighthouse Keeper Wonders by Edgar Guest (Wikipedia article on Edgar Guest). This is one the better lighthouse poems. I sometimes wonder too – all those beautiful lighthouses destroyed because of automation. ******************************** The Lighthouse Keeper Wondersby Edgar Guest (1881 – 1959) The light I have tended for 40 yearsis […]

Are You Looking for Lighthouse-Related Items?

When I was browsing a crafty website called Completely Coastal which I reviewed earlier I came across an advertisement for Etsy. Searching for things lighthouse, I typed that into the Etsy page search box. The page in the picture below came up. It is page one (1) of two hundred eighteen (218) pages of lighthouse-related […]

Mise Tales Eight

For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One.   I love lighthouse wallpaper. I have never heard of Pinterest, but combine the two and you get something like the photo at the left. The Pinterest  name is derived from “pin your interests” – sort of a neat idea. Anyways, this is […]

Mise Tales Seven

If you do not know what Mise Tales are then please see Mise Tales One.   Lovely Desktop Lighthouse Wallpapers. Lots of photos. ************************ The Lighthouse by Mathew Welch Submitted: Saturday, November 25, 2006 Edited: Saturday, November 27, 2010 from the Poem Hunter Into the night like a cold staring eye It lights the way for the […]

The Lighthouse Keeper – A Day in the Life

In December 2011 I received a Guestbook entry from a Scottish ex-lighthouse keeper who said “I was made redundant from the service in 1992 and the last Keeper retired from the service in 1998 . . .” His name is Peter Hill and he has written a few poems about his life and also a […]

Lighthouse Quotations

I wasn’t going to do this page because there are not too many lighthouse quotations out there. The only two good ones I found were:  Lighthouses are more helpful than churches. – Benjamin Franklin   I can think of no other edifice constructed by man as altruistic as a lighthouse. They were built only to […]

Song – Lighthouse by Runrig (with videos)

A friend found this for me, and sent me the links. It is nice song, and the photos are so beautiful that I just had to share it. There are two versions with different photos. I have inserted the lyrics in between the two videos so they are available for both. The first video has […]