Shorts, Skirts and Serious Trousers

Hello Poetry Lovers We visit the poetry wardrobe again in a nostalgic fashion (geddit!) The wonderful, clever and beautiful Trisha Broomfield sweeps us up with nostalgia and wistfulness in this amazing piece. Thank you, Trisha, these are such detailed words that will strike a chord in all of us. Even Mrs Slagg became misty-eyed. DoContinue reading “Shorts, Skirts and Serious Trousers”

Poetry Handbag

Hello Poetry Lovers Welcome to the Poetry Handbag. These bags are such a part of our lives that I think they should be featured. They are as close to our hearts as our written poems, and their contents contain so much of us. The clever and wonderful poet, Trisha Broomfield, has penned a very poignantContinue reading “Poetry Handbag”

Post Birthday ….

Hello PL’s Well, in response to my subtle hint in Trisha Broomfield’s birthday post, this clever poet has presented us with a real nostalgic delight. We’d better read this out quietly because Trisha, Mrs Slagg and Plastic Paul have a ‘bit of a head’ after the birthday celebrations last night. It all got a bitContinue reading “Post Birthday ….”

Birthday Celebration…..

A very happy birthday to the lovely poet and dear friend, Trisha Broomfield. Mrs Slagg and her establishment are proud to celebrate this special occasion. We hope you had a nice day, Trisha. Mrs Slagg has presented Trisha a cake – not stale enough for her standards but by the time you’ve got through oneContinue reading “Birthday Celebration…..”

Trains and Stations (II)

Hello Poetry Lovers I’d like to continue my feature on trains or at least the memory of boarding them. Didn’t we once take that for granted?! Lovely poet, Trisha Broomfield, has not only emphasised the experience of waiting for one of these things, but that how cold a station gets. The wind really blows rightContinue reading “Trains and Stations (II)”

Disco III

Hello Poetry Lovers, I’ve jumped right in the deep end and posted a third instalment about the golden age of Disco. This comes from wonderful poet Trisha Broomfield’s perspective, and a sharp and astute one it is too. One is reminded of different aspects of disco and how much violence and rivalry was a commonContinue reading “Disco III”

The Other Woman

Hello Poetry Lovers The clever and wonderful poet, Trisha Broomfield has inspired us once again with a marvelous piece The Other Woman, from her collection Husbands for Breakfast. It is poignant, painful, colourful and very true. A real human situation that if we oursleves have not gone through this, we know someone who has. ThankContinue reading “The Other Woman”

The Night Before Christmas

Hello Poetry Lovers I hope your Christmas was good. Swooned over this poem by clever poet Trisha Broomfield who captures the era of our Off Licence’s, many long gone. Unbelievably, we still have one in Twickenham, standing proud with its good quality ales and ciders amongst the Costa’s and Tesco Metro’s. However, most of usContinue reading “The Night Before Christmas”