Didactic Corner

Hello Poetry Lovers Today we have a didactic poem. I love giving out instructions, even better if it can be in a poetry form. A very loose one admittedly. Now forgive me if I have directed it more to women PL’s than men. There are still things we can all identify with, especially the firstContinue reading “Didactic Corner”

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”

Interview

Hello Poetry Lovers Welcome back to our studio where today our esteemed guest is the wonderful poet Alan Gregory (Rapturous Applause) Thank you so much for coming on the show, Alan. I have to say, I adore your white suit. I expect you’re going up the disco with John Travolta later I certainly am, Heather.Continue reading “Interview”

Winter Triolet

Hello Poetry Lovers Well, the countdown has truly begun and Christmas Day is in less than a week. I have a seasonal, if cynical triolet here. I wrote about all four seasons recently but I’ll just feature the most relevant one. There’ll be one more post before Christmas, so watch this space. Read on ifContinue reading “Winter Triolet”

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 ..”

Alphabet Christmas

Hello Poetry Lovers How are your Christmas plans going? (What do you mean, is it Christmas?!). We rush about getting ready for what really is one day – Boxing Day now succumbed to early January sales – but do we really think about the day itself? Lovely and talented poet Trisha Broomfield certainly has andContinue reading “Alphabet Christmas”

Christmas Corner….

Hello Poetry Lovers Yes, Christmas is around the corner and I have thrown myself fully into Yuletide. For a start, I have written a triolet on Christmas – the dark side of the season anyway. This can be a stagnant period of tension and many family rows occur over this season. I have tried toContinue reading “Christmas Corner….”

Happy Thanksgiving

Hello Poetry Lovers Happy Thanksgiving to you all. I know this is not really our celebration but I would like to acknowledge and illustrate the occasion. I’ve always been a bit infatuated with this celebration and love seeing images of the food Americans serve up. So much food groaning on a table, served with loveContinue reading “Happy Thanksgiving”