More Nursery Rhymes with Dobby….

Hello Poetry Lovers Jetting off for a couple of days so I’ve left this site in Dobby’s capable paws. She has come up with more nursery rhyme variations. Do read on, and I’ll see you soon Diddle Diddle Dumpling my black cat went to bed on my best mat. One claw off and one clawContinue reading “More Nursery Rhymes with Dobby….”

Seguidilla part two

Hello Poetry Lovers I am very pleased to return to our Seguidilla section, part two. Lovely and talented poet Trisha Broomfield took up my challenge of a seguidilla and it’s a strong and wistful piece. Certainly one that will strike a chord. So thank you, Trisha, beautiful piece. Do read on ; Seguidilla In thatContinue reading “Seguidilla part two”

Seguidilla

Hello Poetry Lovers Today we feature the Seguidilla, a Spanish poetic form with 7 lines. It goes in syllables of 7-5-7-5-5-7-5. I found this one hard work but had to share it with you, read on; Seguidilla I stir my homemade curry  Fenugreek and seeds  Its pungency cloaks the air And fills all my needs Continue reading “Seguidilla”

Milestones

Hello Poetry Lovers Today, we have an incredibly poignant piece from the talented poet, Trisha Broomfield. Very touching and personal that will strike a chord with all of us. Sadly, most of us have been through these milestones, tears and laughter. And pain. A very poignant piece, do read on; Milestones a conversation with myContinue reading “Milestones”

Nursery Rhymes part II

Welcome Poetry Lovers Dobby and I thought we’d continue our nursery rhyme theme with some more traditional pieces. Clever and wonderful poet, Trisha Broomfield, has come up with a hilarious rewrite of this classic. Do read on Ding Dong Dell Pussy’s in the well Who put her in She clambered down in search of gin.Continue reading “Nursery Rhymes part II”

Old Mother Hubbard

Hello Poetry Lovers Today, we’re going to explore that very traditional and well-known nursery rhyme Old Mother Hubbard Like most of us, I knew the iconic first verse, but I did not bargain for how long the rest of it actually was. The structuring was also quite difficult. Not to mention some very morbid versesContinue reading “Old Mother Hubbard”

Diminishing Verse Challenge

Hello Poetry Lovers We have a celebrity filled challenge today. First of all, we have a diminishing verse from the gorgeous and talented poet, Trisha Broomfield. Who goes head to head with Mrs Slagg and Dobby. What a lethal combination, and collaboration as the two of them composed their’s together. I didn’t think they couldContinue reading “Diminishing Verse Challenge”

The One Minute Poem….

Hello Poetry Lovers This week I was compelled to take on this one minute poem inspired by the lovely poet Sharron Green What with 60 syllables, 3 stanzas of 4 lines and rhyming, it certainly was not the walkover I took it to be. And I’ve penned my favourite subject sugar. Anyway, read on, theContinue reading “The One Minute Poem….”

The Cat Triolet

Hello Poetry Lovers Welcome back to our Triolet Corner. Lovely and talented poet, Trisha Broomfield has given us this wonderful piece titled ‘The Cat’. Beautifully done and right up mine and Mrs Slagg’s street. Trisha will be given a personal invitation from the lady herself to read this piece live at the Slagg’s Cafe. AContinue reading “The Cat Triolet”