Didactic Corner

Hello Poetry Lovers Today we have a didactic poem. I love giving out instructions, even better if it can be in a poetry form. A very loose one admittedly. Now forgive me if I have directed it more to women PL’s than men. There are still things we can all identify with, especially the firstContinue reading “Didactic Corner”

Satin Secret

Hello Poetry Lovers For this post, I could not resist Sharron Green’s exquisite piece on something I’m confident we’re all guilty of. Also illustrating lacy underwear is so so alluring and reeks of glamour. Sharron’s poem is so clever and true, haven’t we all got a treasured yet very unused item like this?! Do readContinue reading “Satin Secret”

Interview

Hello Poetry Lovers Welcome back to our studio where today our esteemed guest is the wonderful poet Alan Gregory (Rapturous Applause) Thank you so much for coming on the show, Alan. I have to say, I adore your white suit. I expect you’re going up the disco with John Travolta later I certainly am, Heather.Continue reading “Interview”

New Year at the Slagg’s Cafe

Happy New Year, Poetry Lovers I have decided to celebrate this bittersweet occasion at the Slagg’s Cafe. New Years Eve seems so limp the week after Christmas. The Christmas tree flagging and forgotten, like the solitary remains of Christmas pud. So who better to bring cheer than the Slaggs?! Mrs Slagg has especially penned aContinue reading “New Year at the Slagg’s Cafe”

Winter Triolet

Hello Poetry Lovers Well, the countdown has truly begun and Christmas Day is in less than a week. I have a seasonal, if cynical triolet here. I wrote about all four seasons recently but I’ll just feature the most relevant one. There’ll be one more post before Christmas, so watch this space. Read on ifContinue reading “Winter Triolet”

Quality Street Poem ..

Hello Poetry Lovers Today we feature a vital part of Yuletide – the tin of sweets, and the most superior of them all, namely Quality Street. That tin by our sides that we tuck into while watching the King’s Christmas speech, and a crafty few before the turkey. Hands up who can truthfully say theyContinue reading “Quality Street Poem ..”

Alphabet Christmas

Hello Poetry Lovers How are your Christmas plans going? (What do you mean, is it Christmas?!). We rush about getting ready for what really is one day – Boxing Day now succumbed to early January sales – but do we really think about the day itself? Lovely and talented poet Trisha Broomfield certainly has andContinue reading “Alphabet Christmas”

Gift Gaffe

Hello Poetry Lovers Now you may think this is an unusual title but it really is a more commonplace term than you realise. Highlighting the most frustrating side of those Yuletide preparations, and clever poet Sharron Green has summed this up nicely in this beautiful piece. Amusing and painfully relevant to us this coming advent,Continue reading “Gift Gaffe”