Category Archives: relationship

The Chapter

Him on a motor bike at 2pm   A small trickling meat of life Is suspended in a double walled cooler box And loaded on the back of a volunteer’s motor bike   He weaves through traffic Moving quickly Despite … Continue reading

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Some Kind of Love – a Sonnet

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!

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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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Silence 2

Silence 2 is a poem all about the wonderful ways we can communicate without words.  It’s a ‘boy meets girl, girl leaves boy, boy isn’t really that bothered much to the disappointment of girl’ kind of story.  I hope you … 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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You’re an Explosion

Original poem taken from a song I am currently writing.  It’s about that most wonderful of subjects, when a man loves a woman but finds it hard to let her know.  You’re an Explosion is a study in passing subtle … 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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Cars

“We crawled along,  ignoring signals green or red” – sounds a lot like how some of us go through life with another.  Have a read of ‘Cars’ and see what you think.

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There’s No Accounting for Love

If we could balance of accounts of the heart as easily as we tidy up our financial affairs life would be a lot easier – have a read of ‘There’s No Accounting for Love’ and see if you agree.

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