Category Archives: death

A Seagull Thinks…

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

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Killarney Urban Myth 1

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

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Kings and Queens

‘Kings and Queens’ is an original poem which discusses the inter-related nature of positions which seem to be mutually exclusive.  Love is an issue, as is defence but the main point is really one raised by John Donne in the … Continue reading

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Letting Go – a sonnet

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

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Silence 1

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.

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Twichycock and the Christmas Ham – Part One

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

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Cycle – a Haiku

Here’s a pretty little Haiku – ‘Cycle’ – haiku’s are short, as we all know, so it won’t take you long to read!  Hope you enjoy it and feel free to leave feedback.  Share it too if it please you. … Continue reading

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A Clock in my Grandmother’s House

This original poem was inspired by a hand crafted clock I can remember from when I was growing up.  The clock is said to have stopped working the day my grandfather died.  I’m sure many families have similar stories to … Continue reading

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nothing

What is nothing?  How do we react when we encounter nothing? Are we soothed or do we feel the sting?

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Water

What do you see in the Water – and how do you react?

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