Category Archives: Poetry

Heralding Spring

I was supposed to be in Chester discussing a Book Event, but an early text this morning postponed our meeting to a later date and instead I find myself at liberty to write and reflect. With my human rock, also … Continue reading

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The North Wind Doth Blow…

…and we shall all feel the temperature drop below 10°c.  Autumn, in it’s usual vestments, welcomes our attention: Damp smells of soggy leaves, first thing in the morning; Colourful fungi competing with the colours of the tree leaves; Darkness hemming … Continue reading

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Granny

Verse 19, Chapter 27 in the Book of Proverbs says “As water reflects the face so one’s life reflects the heart.” While we all have memories of how Granny lived her life that show what her heart was like, I … Continue reading

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The old Briefcase unfolds more

I’ve found a folder with some choice pieces of work from school when I was 12.  This piece of descriptive writing was from an exam and I kept it because I was pleased it earned me 38 marks out of … Continue reading

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The old Briefcase unfolds

Under our bed, is a big, retro, leather briefcase.   It is passed it’s season of fashion and trend, well worn and has a story to tell.  So if you see it, please don’t laugh!  It was my Papa’s.  I’m … Continue reading

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The Rapunzel Tower

Stuck in the frustrating Rapunzel tower Going round and round over the same ground Fighting the interactions of a fractious mind I find I’ve found lost resolve But cannot solve the mystery Can’t bring it to pass Can’t make it … Continue reading

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The Girl with the Bulldog Bone

Like a bulldog with a bone With a bone, she won’t let go Shaking and worrying it Jaw firmly clenched Clenched not quenched Taking the fire with both fists She won’t let go A promise is promise Did Mary feel … Continue reading

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