HELLO, POETRY LOVERS. TODAY WE’RE GOING TO GO THROUGH THE POETRY DOOR AND WE’D LOVE YOU TO JOIN US. I HAVE FOUND A STUNNING POEM BY THE LOVELY AND TALENTED TRISHA BROOMFIELD. I’VE BEEN A GREAT ADMIRER OF HER WORK FOR SOME TIME, AND THIS ONE PARTICULARLY BLEW ME AWAY. AND YES, TRISHA REALLY DOESContinue reading “The Poetry Door….”
Gosh, Tom, that ending was so moving. Those memories of the war were still very painful for some in the Seventies. Now, you’re an experienced performer of poetry, what is the best live gig you have done so far? Yes, I was bracing myself for that! My worst one was back in 1996, at aContinue reading “Interview!!”
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”
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….”
WELL DONE TO THE LOVELY SHARRON GREEN FOR SUBMITTING THE PERFECT HAIKU TO THIS PICTURE OF DOBBY CASING THE JOINT. Tick-tock, it’s teatime! Is that dish of food all mine? Tap drips as I dine Sharron Green EXCELLENT, SHARRON. A NICE PRIZE FOR YOU IN THE POST…..
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”
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…”
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.
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..”