Letter to my Daughter

Hello Poetry Lovers Today, I would love to share this moving and poignant piece from the wonderful poet, Trisha Broomfield who I had the pleasure of meeting up with last week at the Cranleigh Arts Centre. Not only did we have a lovely slab of orange polenta cake but so many memories of reading poetryContinue reading “Letter to my Daughter”

Belated Women’s Day

Hello Poetry Lovers Now this is a bit belated but I’ve penned a poem for International Women’s Day last Tuesday. Angrier than I thought it would be, I stuck with it anyway Especially as this is a frustration a lot of us have to bear. Anyway read on; Woman’s work…. Washing load done by halfContinue reading “Belated Women’s Day”

Beauty Spot…

Hello Poetry Lovers Well, today I’ve killed two birds with one stone (I must think of a better expression!). Not only have I revelled in my favourite subject of beauty, but I’ve also written my first duplex poem. I expect that phone to start ringing any moment. So, welcome to the Beauty Spot where weContinue reading “Beauty Spot…”

Archetypes..

Hello Poetry Lovers Well, your poetry detective has come up trumps once again. I’ve discovered the Didactic Poem. I also thought what a hoot it would be if I wrote one about the archetypes in the Tarot card pack. Until I discovered there were 78 of them! So, I’ve written about 7 – putting inContinue reading “Archetypes..”

Cat Zejel

Hello Poetry Lovers We’re back to the wonderful Zejel form. Lovely poet Trisha Broomfield (Here’s a glamorous picture of her ) has written a wonderful cat zejel. My two favourites rolled into one! A fun and clever piece, Trisha. Thank you so much, keep them coming do read on; Cat Zejel The cat is learningContinue reading “Cat Zejel”

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”

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”