More Beauty Spots….

Hello Poetry Lovers Welcome back to the Beauty Spot. Wonderful and clever poet Trisha Broomfield has risen to my challenge and presented us with a beautiful piece titled Make Up. This is so so poignant, and has such a strong subtext. Thank you so much, Trisha. Do read on Make Up Mum faced the worldContinue reading “More Beauty Spots….”

Beauty Spot

Hello Poetry Lovers Welcome to our beauty spot section. Adoring any form of cosmetic, I’ve tried to sum up a life-long hankering for something intangible. And I don’t think I’m the only one by any means. The word beauty promises something so elusive, anyway do read on….. Made Up  Mum went out the house withContinue reading “Beauty Spot”

More Nursery Rhymes with Dobby….

Hello Poetry Lovers Jetting off for a couple of days so I’ve left this site in Dobby’s capable paws. She has come up with more nursery rhyme variations. Do read on, and I’ll see you soon Diddle Diddle Dumpling my black cat went to bed on my best mat. One claw off and one clawContinue reading “More Nursery Rhymes with Dobby….”

Seguidilla part two

Hello Poetry Lovers I am very pleased to return to our Seguidilla section, part two. Lovely and talented poet Trisha Broomfield took up my challenge of a seguidilla and it’s a strong and wistful piece. Certainly one that will strike a chord. So thank you, Trisha, beautiful piece. Do read on ; Seguidilla In thatContinue reading “Seguidilla part two”

Nursery Rhymes part II

Welcome Poetry Lovers Dobby and I thought we’d continue our nursery rhyme theme with some more traditional pieces. Clever and wonderful poet, Trisha Broomfield, has come up with a hilarious rewrite of this classic. Do read on Ding Dong Dell Pussy’s in the well Who put her in She clambered down in search of gin.Continue reading “Nursery Rhymes part II”

Old Mother Hubbard

Hello Poetry Lovers Today, we’re going to explore that very traditional and well-known nursery rhyme Old Mother Hubbard Like most of us, I knew the iconic first verse, but I did not bargain for how long the rest of it actually was. The structuring was also quite difficult. Not to mention some very morbid versesContinue reading “Old Mother Hubbard”

Diminishing Verse Challenge

Hello Poetry Lovers We have a celebrity filled challenge today. First of all, we have a diminishing verse from the gorgeous and talented poet, Trisha Broomfield. Who goes head to head with Mrs Slagg and Dobby. What a lethal combination, and collaboration as the two of them composed their’s together. I didn’t think they couldContinue reading “Diminishing Verse Challenge”

Mrs Slagg’s Mini Class

Mrs Slagg, while impressed at Dobby’s diminishing verse, reckons she could go one better. In fact, she’s written a couple. Read on; Spat Me and Mr Slagg had a spat Over the new girl called Pat He thinks she’s where it’s at Stale Pie Mr Slagg said my pie was stale I gave him whatContinue reading “Mrs Slagg’s Mini Class”

The One Minute Poem….

Hello Poetry Lovers This week I was compelled to take on this one minute poem inspired by the lovely poet Sharron Green What with 60 syllables, 3 stanzas of 4 lines and rhyming, it certainly was not the walkover I took it to be. And I’ve penned my favourite subject sugar. Anyway, read on, theContinue reading “The One Minute Poem….”

The Cat Triolet

Hello Poetry Lovers Welcome back to our Triolet Corner. Lovely and talented poet, Trisha Broomfield has given us this wonderful piece titled ‘The Cat’. Beautifully done and right up mine and Mrs Slagg’s street. Trisha will be given a personal invitation from the lady herself to read this piece live at the Slagg’s Cafe. AContinue reading “The Cat Triolet”