Category Archives: darkness
Here’s a poem about my hometown- Coventry, England, in case you need to ask! A beautiful city in so many ways but let down by the Government – Oh yes it did!! Give this poem a Click, an I Click if … Continue reading
What is it that makes us write? Is it a surfeit of love or a dearth? ‘Some Kind of Love’ is a sonnet which adds to the debate and contains a slightly ambivalent finale!
This original poem explores the desire of all creatures to escape their essential nature and exist in a better form than the one they perceive – ‘A Seagull Thinks…’ – give it a look and see if you concur. As … Continue reading
In ‘Killarney Urban Myth 1’ we examine the truth and lies behind ghost stories. Is it just a mixture of fact and fiction – or is it something else which drives us, not only to create these stories, but to … Continue reading
This sonnet, ‘Letting Go’, was written about an incident which happened in Coventry in the late 1980s. The story behind the events was never told to me but a similar incident happened in London some years later and in this … Continue reading
This is an original short story about a man who learns that you really must be careful when you wish for something – you might just get exactly what you wish for. New Beginnings-a Parable? might just make you grateful … Continue reading
This is another original poem, the first of two which begin to explore different aspects of silence. Silence 1 suggests the sense of brutality which may exist in the gap between noises.
I know this is not Christmas but I’d like to share this heart warming story of Pixies and Dwarves and Goblins and a talking car- “Twichycock and The Christmas Ham”. It’s a Christmas Fairy Story for Adults really and as … Continue reading