Triolet Corner

Hello Poetry Lovers Today I couldn’t resist going back to Triolet Corner, one of my favourite poetry forms. Thanks to the lovely Sharon Andrews aka @inksomnia_poetry, an admirably prolific poet and constant inspiration, who gave us this beautiful prompt. Sharon is many times published, and titles include A Heart Full of Haiku and and MoonContinue reading “Triolet Corner”

Interview

Hello Poetry Lovers Welcome back to our talk show, (thunderous applause, security stirs uneasily) and today we have the lovely Carla Scarano (Thunderous applause as Carla glides down the lighted stairs) Welcome to the show, Carla. So lovely to have you on here. I really dig that leather catsuit – very Julie Newmar. Now tellContinue reading “Interview”

Stilettos and Cider

Hello Poetry Lovers Today I’d like to feature my lovely and talented friend, Trisha Broomfield’s poem Stilettos and Cider. This was longlisted very recently in the Plough Poetry Prize 2022, and well deserved too. Would you believe Trisha didn’t even know until I told her! Thank God I did. Trisha has given permission for meContinue reading “Stilettos and Cider”

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”

The Skin Game

Hello Poetry Lovers Today, we have a beautiful touching poem from the lovely Trisha Broomfield that’s on such a personal subject and so much a part of us – our skin. I couldn’t resist sharing this moving piece (and illustrating it too!). After this poignant poem, there is a second one not nearly so (skin)Continue reading “The Skin Game”

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”