The Memory Corner

This is a picture of me walking into The Memory Corner, where I recall times past. When we could be in a room full of people and poets! I expect most of us took this for granted! This is me reading ‘The Call’ by Jessie Pope at A Commemoration of the Armistice Centenary of theContinue reading “The Memory Corner”

Poetry Window….

HELLO, POETRY LOVERS EVERYWHERE, THE POETRY WINDOW HAS RE-EMERGED, AND THROUGH THE GLASS I CAN SEE A WONDERFUL POEM BY PHIL WILLIAMS. PHIL HAS COME OUT THE OTHER SIDE OF A PRIVATE HELL, AND HERE HE IS WRITING POETRY LIKE A DREAM! KEEP WRITING, PHIL! NOW A REGULAR AT POETRY AT THE ADELAIDE, WE’RE LOOKINGContinue reading “Poetry Window….”

Dobby Claws her Way Into Haiku

HELLO, POETRY LOVERS. WHAT’S THAT, DOBBY? YOU’VE DONE SOME HAIKU? AND ILLUSTRRATED IT? FABULOUS! SHALL WE TAKE A LOOK?! A GREAT EFFORT, DOBBY. READ ON AND ENJOY……. Embraced by the dawn I wake up to the new day cat jumps on the bed A windy wash day underwear pegged and drying bird craps on theContinue reading “Dobby Claws her Way Into Haiku”

Interview!!

Welcome to the Show, everyone. (rapturous applause). I am thrilled to have the talented, enigmatic Barney Ashton-Bullock as our poetry guest this week. (audience get to their feet and applaud). Okay, now calm down everyone, let Barney take the weight of his feet. Welcome to the show, Barney. May I say I love those orangeContinue reading “Interview!!”

Something in the Poetry Basket…

Yes! We have some wonderful items in the Basket today. If you look closely in the background of this picture, you will see a certain feline creature having a lie down after bringing the basket over. Well, there were a lot of books there! The basket contains two lots of news – One is aboutContinue reading “Something in the Poetry Basket…”

Come In…..

Hello, Poetry Lovers everywhere. Once again, we have a stunning offering from the web’s Poet Laureate Mary Carr. Mary has been through some turbulent times, but still her work with the homeless has been bottomless. Good on you, Mary. Come In Come on in take the weight off your feet may the light shine throughContinue reading “Come In…..”

Interview!!

Welcome to our long awaited interview with the lovely Christine Eales, a strong and passionate lover of haiku and talented poet. (Rapturous applause) Now, I’ve given the poor woman a barrage of questions, and each one, Christine has answered brilliantly. Now sit back and enjoy the ride!! (A ripple of anticipation from the audience) TakeContinue reading “Interview!!”

Acrostic Corner..

This week, I discovered acrostic poetry. Quelle fun! Now, this is my first attempt, so er- be gentle….. Dobby Darling, come in from the rain             you lovely ball of fur One look at me with your penetrating             green eyes and I’m Bowled over, just putty in your             velvet paws But if youContinue reading “Acrostic Corner..”

Something in the Basket!

Good morning, Poetry lovers. No sign of Dobby, but there is something wonderful in the Poetry Basket! Yes! The wonderful Susan Evan’s debut collection Shift Happens will be reviewed over on our Poetry Basket Page. To bag(!) a signed author copy, follow this link http://susanevanspoet.bigcartel.com You can follow Susan Evan’s work on Facebook and InstagramContinue reading “Something in the Basket!”