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”

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 ..”

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”

Easter Parade

Hello Poetry Lovers Happy Easter, and how could I not include a lovely seasonal piece like this from the talented Sharron Green?! Although restrictions have loosened somewhat, we are still tentative towards going back to normality, and this poem is very relevant indeed. A corker, Sharron, thank you so much. Read on, readers…. This Easter’sContinue reading “Easter Parade”

Zejel III

Hello Poetry Lovers Welcome back to the wonderful Zejel poetry form. We now have another take on the Zejel by the talented poet, Sharron Green. I love this, so natural and beautifully descriptive and sums up the things a poet goes through. Especially in the small hours. Thank you so much, Sharron. Great piece. NowContinue reading “Zejel III”

Clerihew II

Hello Poetry Lovers I’m back with my current pash, the Clerihew. Now my dear talented friends have come up with wonderful ones. So, thank you Trisha Broomfield and Sharron Green. These are a clever delight. Now, do read on, we’ll start with the lovely Trisha’s; Trisha’s Clerihew I wish I’d known dear Samuel Pepys We’dContinue reading “Clerihew II”

Seasons Greetings part II

Hello Poetry Lovers Christmas draws nearer, and I have another seasonal treat to show you. This is by the lovely and clever poet, Sharron Green I particularly liked this one because it emphasises the splendour of the season while bringing up relevant issues. I thought this was a very clever and engaging piece. Thank youContinue reading “Seasons Greetings part II”

More Short forms….

Hello Poetry Lovers Here I am, back on food. I can’t leave it alone! I just wanted to feature some more fascinating short forms I learnt in Sharron Green’s class recently. As you can see, I have written a monorhyme – each line with 8 syllables, and the last word has to rhyme. I hadContinue reading “More Short forms….”

The Strambotto

Hello Poetry Lovers I thought I’d keep to the food theme this week, though this one isn’t as seasonal as the lovely Trisha’s in the last post. I recently took a course with the very talented and prolific Sharron Green on Short Forms in poetry, and thanks to her, I discovered the wonderful Strambotto –Continue reading “The Strambotto”

All Seasons

Hello Poetry Lovers Well, the weather may be balmy but I’m certainly turning out my drawers and sorting out my winter clothes. Isn’t it lovely when seasons turn? September to many of us is like a new start. That’s why I was inspired by Sharron Green’s beautiful poem below. It says so much about theContinue reading “All Seasons”