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”

Yellow Socks…

Hello, PL’s. I would like to come back to our recent theme on laundry – or simply washing as most people refer to it. It’s a burden we carry and what better way to express that than through poetry (and sketches)?! The lovely and clever poet Trisha Broomfield has risen to my recent challenge ofContinue reading “Yellow Socks…”

Poetry Basket Review

Hello, Poetry Lovers Welcome back to the Poetry Basket Review. Now, you may have seen that I’ve featured the terrific poet, Trisha Broomfield a few times. So I think it’s a natural progression to actually review her latest collection When Peter Sellers Came to Tea. This is Trisha’s third book, and her previous collections areContinue reading “Poetry Basket Review”

Lockdown – the Good Side

Hello Poetry Lovers Now don’t faint! I am actually addressing a contemporary issue instead of looking back as usual. You can hardly avoid these current times and lockdown, but I’ve made a bloomin’ good attempt! For this issue, however, I will embrace it – or at least the wonderful poet Trisha Broomfield will. Fantastic LockdownContinue reading “Lockdown – the Good Side”

Halloween II

Hello, Poetry Lovers. My two lovely poet pals have accepted my challenge and came up with more wonderful Halloween pieces. And they’re fabulous! Here are pictures of that glamorous pair – Trisha Broomfield and Sharron Green. Read on……. And witches fly…….. by Trisha Broomfield 2020 They tell me it’s the night that witches fly, IContinue reading “Halloween II”

Bath Night…..

Hello, Poetry Lovers. Today we feature a stunning and nostalgic poem from the lovely and talented Trisha Broomfield. Badedas on Bath Night will hold many memories of that one night of the week. Once again we’ll inhale that classy Badedas. Still the best really, but it’s the Coal Tar soap that really brings back theContinue reading “Bath Night…..”

Silver Platform Boots

What a title eh? Yes, Poetry Lovers, it conjures up all sorts of memories and images for us! Our lovely and clever poet, Trisha Broomfield has penned us this wonderful poem with the alluring title above. I remember girls like this at parties, walking in like they owned the place. I also tried not toContinue reading “Silver Platform Boots”