Tag Archives: poem

P is for Poetry #atozchallenge

For the last two years I’ve joined in the #atozchallenge, namely to post every weekday in April using each letter of the alphabet in turn. In 2015 it was places I’d been to, in 2016 it was London themed. This … Continue reading

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The Setley Plain Gibbet By Desmond Le Pard #poem #poetry

I thought I might post one of my Dad’s longer, epic poems about the New Forest, this one about a spot near to where we lived between Sway and Brockenhurst that I passed every day on the train to school. … Continue reading

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Dubious About Dubai, concluding and flying home #Dubai

The chance to use the metro – I like all sorts of trains, well at least once – and visit the Dubai museum seemed a perfect combo. We – the Lawyer, the Beautician and I – were meeting for lunch … Continue reading

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Mondays are Right Bastards #writephoto

And so to Sue’s prompt – v. late as I am, a poem about time from this Monday Morning   The clock flips over. I stir, dragged from my Kapok smothered dreams. I struggle upright like the first primate, And … Continue reading

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December #poem #walking

We walked, Dog and me, through Dunwich Forest and Westleton Heath This poem sort of drifted into my head and fitted both my mood and the scenery December   Wherever we place our faith, in God or nature or another’s … Continue reading

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My Love Affair With Snow #poem #poetry

I thought I’d share a poem I wrote a while back, on one of those rare days when London is thrown into complete chaos by a dumping of snow; today is frost-crisp and enticing for dog and man to wrap … Continue reading

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In The Rain #poem #poetry

Jane’s Prompt is to use this picture and five words. Relentless rain, on my window pane Greets my waking. Hands still shaking I pour the coffee, brush sleep-grits off me Resist my bed, those books to be read. Cold water … Continue reading

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