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”

It’s here at last…..

Hello Poetry Lovers Well, Summer has been a fashionable latecomer this year, but better late than never… The lovely clever poet, Sharron Green has penned this beautiful piece Suddenly Summer which captures so many images and senses that this season has (finally ) brought. Thank you so much, Sharron. Do read on… Suddenly Summer SuddenlyContinue reading “It’s here at last…..”

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….”

Surrey New Writer’s Festival…

Hello Poetry Lovers I am so excited about this event next weekend. Fabulous guests and masterclasses, plus taster sessions like Teaching Your Character to Talk, and An Introduction to Short Form Poetry. There is a talk by poet and playwright, Nikita Gill, among many other treats. All classy material. The lovely poet Sharron Green isContinue reading “Surrey New Writer’s Festival…”