The Clerihew

Hello Poetry Lovers Friday already! I thought I’d give us something to mull over over the weekend. Adelaide favourite and recently featured poet, Tony Josolyne has introduced me to this wonderful Clerihew poetry form. Thank you for that, Tony. I’ve sketched another picture of you here, with a Dick Tracy element This is Tony’s wonderfulContinue reading “The Clerihew”

Romantic Triolets

Hello Poetry Lovers Are we settling nicely into 2022 now? Or like me, you’re treading with caution? I’ve gone back to the world of the Triolet form, if only to feature this beautiful piece from the genuis talented poet Connaire Kensit Dobby and I are huge fans of Connaire’s work, and my heart was particularlyContinue reading “Romantic Triolets”

Return of the Poetry Basket

Hello Poetry Lovers Welcome back to our much missed Poetry Basket section. I am so excited as today we feature that wonderful and talented poet Barney Ashton-Bullock A trememdous favourite, and one of the first live poets I ever swooned over, Barney’s latest collection Bucolicism – Poems and Fragmenta is published by Strike Force EntertainmentContinue reading “Return of the Poetry Basket”

Happy (ish) New Year

Happy New Year, Poetry Lovers. Are we embracing 2022? Or shying away from it, fearing yet another blow from Lockdown? There seems to be tremendously mixed and tentative feelings about this very new year . So, to counteract this trepidation, I have posted two pieces on the New Year. The first you will see isContinue reading “Happy (ish) New Year”

Limerick Corner

Happy New Year, Poetry Lovers I am falling in love with limericks, so when the lovely poet Trisha Broomfield penned this great piece, I had to share it with you all. A great start to 2022. Thank you, Trisha, very witty and clever and most of all – cat related. An excellent mix. Do readContinue reading “Limerick Corner”

Bitter sweet Yuletide

Hello Poetry Lovers I thought I’d get one more seasonal piece in before Christmas Day. Inspired by Trisha and Sharron’s pieces, I thought I’d try and get the wonderful detail those talented poets do. I also thought I’d try this structure – what fun! Anyway, read on; Christmas always reminds me of ; The coalContinue reading “Bitter sweet Yuletide”

Seasons Greetings part II

Hello Poetry Lovers Christmas draws nearer, and I have another seasonal treat to show you. This is by the lovely and clever poet, Sharron Green I particularly liked this one because it emphasises the splendour of the season while bringing up relevant issues. I thought this was a very clever and engaging piece. Thank youContinue reading “Seasons Greetings part II”

Seasons Greetings

Hello Poetry Lovers I guess it’s time to get seasonal and still keep my obsession with food. However, this particular food we will all be obsessed about. Yes, a lovely poem from Trisha Broomfield about those traditional mince pies and the nostalgia and memories they evoke. Rosy yet painful at times. Lovely detailed poem, Trisha,Continue reading “Seasons Greetings”