Category Archives: poetry

After Sonnet 91: Life Lessons #poetry

Seems as apt today as ever…. Some glory in their birth, some in their skill Some enjoy a pint, some prefer a pill Some are shallow, followers of fashion, Some see their art as the epitome of passion. Some pay … Continue reading

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My Life as a Shadow #poetry #poem #sonnet

Most people would say I’m a saddo If I told the truth of my employ Because hitched to your feet as a shadow Is hardly what sane people call joy.  I follow you wherever you wander A shape that is … Continue reading

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A Peace Of Advice #poems #poetry

Sometimes poetry comes in the form of good advice, and you wonder where from… Never pick your nose in public Or roll it in a ball And if you must pee outdoors, Just not against the wall. … Your zits … Continue reading

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Molluscs Frolicks #poem #poetry

  The constanza is a poem with a rhyming scheme of ABB, ACC, ADD etc. This poem describes a trial that sums up my world outdoors … If at any point my life seems drab and stale My head begins … Continue reading

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A little bit of sonnetry #poem

I’ve had a poem published. . Who knew it was a thing. If you’d like to click through then here’s the link…. http://wordsforthewild.co.uk/?page_id=1783

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First day Of Spring

So on the first day of spring, we had weather that was anything but… This ditty was one of Dad’s favourites SPRING HAS SPRUNG THE GRASS IS RIZ, I WONDER WHERE THE BIRDIE IS? THE BIRD IS ON THE WING! BUT … Continue reading

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The Old Road (with random pictures…) #dad’spoems

I thought, to be different I’d offer another of my father’s epic poems for you, interspersed with some pictures from Crystal Palace Park. There’s no obvious link, just I rather enjoy both. The Old Road (A Tale Of The New … Continue reading

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