Category Archives: text

A Story Where Quite a lot Happens

In the few paragraphs that follow you will see that little happens – or maybe a lot occurs – just in a short space of time! Give it a read – it will take you all of 62 seconds. Try … Continue reading

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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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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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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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My Black Dog and Me

Another original piece of writing – My Black Dog and Me – a cheery little ditty about depression!  It’s actually part of a song I’ve written but it seems to work fairly well as a poem too.  Anyway, I hope … Continue reading

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Text is Like a Box of Chocolates

Text is like a box of chocolates in that you do not know what you will find next – or do you?  Do you hide in the words or reveal yourself?  Who wants to remain hidden anyway?

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