The Poetry Shop

Welcome, Poetry Lovers, to our new poetry emporium. Opening up bang next door to the Slagg’s Cafe, you’ll find everything you want in here! Even Mrs Slagg’s given it the Thumbs Up As long as you buy one of her tea’s after, that is. This fine emporium offers a vast array of poetry forms forContinue reading “The Poetry Shop”

Poetry Handbag

Hello Poetry Lovers Welcome to the Poetry Handbag. These bags are such a part of our lives that I think they should be featured. They are as close to our hearts as our written poems, and their contents contain so much of us. The clever and wonderful poet, Trisha Broomfield, has penned a very poignantContinue reading “Poetry Handbag”

Ovi Capers

Hello Poetry Lovers I’ve been a bit behind this week. I’ve been so absorbed with the daily poetry tasks from the magical Poetixu Stucture Workshop led by the charming Dara Kalima, an amazing American poet and inspiration. So, this is my stab at an Ovi poem an ancient Indian form. Of course, it’s all aboutContinue reading “Ovi Capers”

The Kyrielle Affair

Hello Poetry Lovers Well, I’ve jumped in at the deep end again and tried a new form of poetry. This is day one of the amazing Poetixu Structure Workshop, and already my eyes have opened up. They offer wonderful courses to poets all over the world on Instagram. Thank you, Sharron Green, for getting meContinue reading “The Kyrielle Affair”

Dobby’s Poem….

Hello, Poetry Lovers well, the lovely poet Sharron Green has written a beautiful acrostic for a certain feline we know as Dobby. It’s a lovely thoughtful piece, thank you so much, Sharron. Do read on Dobby Daintiest lady, poised and petite Only accepts the best fish to eat Black satin fur that shines in theContinue reading “Dobby’s Poem….”

Back on the Train…

Hello Poetry Lovers No, I’m not back on the train yet but I wanted to return to this fascinating subject. The DeLorean has pulled up, so get in for late 1977 and see what my life was like when I worked for six months at High Holborn. (Forgive the perm! They really were the wayContinue reading “Back on the Train…”

Dolls House Villanelle

Hello PL’s Would you believe I took on a Villanelle this week. Something that’s always looked so extraordinarily complex and I actually conquered it – sort of! I mean Sestina’s – forget them! They’re the devil! So so hard, but a villanelle is kind of a softer cousin. The one that you could get awayContinue reading “Dolls House Villanelle”