May 19, 2012

Saint Eric

For Ray and Sandy Naqvi celebrating St Eric’s day May 2012 Saint Eric A glimmer of light we see; Through the hazy mists of ages. ‘tis […]
May 19, 2012

The Scrounger

This unfortunately continues to happen…. The Scrounger Uninvited, the scrounger strolls up for lunch dinner or tea And simpering enquires if he may join the party. […]
May 19, 2012

Brush with Death

This poem still gives me the heeby-jeebies remembering the incident! Brush with Death ‘Are you ok?’ enquired the opposite guest With increasing dismay. The silent man […]
May 28, 2012

Financial Free Fall

The world is in serious financial free fall. So many companies going to the wall. Where were our economic expert army’s? Why were they blind, to […]
May 28, 2012


Assad rules his land, with blood soaked hands. Blood spattered is Cyprus and Russia Assad’s fans. They wipe themselves clean, on the worlds inert excuses. Helping […]
May 28, 2012

Large lady from Wales

Pity the sick pretty young woman from Wales Who’s weight was right off the scales. At around sixty stone, she was stuck in her home She […]
June 2, 2012

The ship

The Russian ship docked on our peaceful shores, Loaded with evil arms to do our neighbour terrible harm. The Cypriots refueled the vile vessel enabling it […]
June 2, 2012

The Palace of Westminster

Following new allegations of criminality eminating from the House of Lords, it reminded me of this poem that I wrote in 2010. What majesty of awesome […]
June 4, 2012

Diamond Jubilee

On Sunday, the third of June two thousand and twelve We see a magnificent floating flotilla; A thousand vessels on London’s river Snaking through the centre […]
July 3, 2012

Is it you standing before me? IS IT YOU

Is it you standing before me? IS IT YOU Like a ghost, an apparition of my mind I thought you were gone forever from my world […]
July 8, 2012

Oh to be able to write magnificently.

Oh to be able to write magnificently. To make me and others gasp in delight and wonderment At the sheer beauty of words, in sentences, Enshrined […]
July 8, 2012

The phone call

You began by saying you loved me; Letting me down, you thought gently. Yet again you couldn’t make our date You were sorry, you left it […]
July 11, 2012

A year to the day.

A year to the day. The dark pall of shame Persistently smothers our vision. Just before six am eleventh of July 2011 Seized weapons on rout […]
July 17, 2012

Limassol Beach

The throng of half naked humanity Hug the shore playing volley ball. Others coquettishly posing, preening, like peacocks. To acquire admiration, I’ll be bound. I dream […]
August 4, 2012


Ministers, you were voted in to protect the people; Death resulted, reports ignored , you were feeble. Why, when we leave the theatre of war We […]
August 4, 2012

Free Speech

We are all human beings free to fly Freedom of spirit to say and do must never be denied. In the last seven days: Three young […]
August 7, 2012


Today the wheels of curiosity Turn on Martian sand. A mobile laboratory is on hand, To find if life ever existed on that land. Did beings […]
August 28, 2012

Texas Killing

Yesterday, a man was murdered by the State; Twenty years ago he killed another, death was his fate. They put him to sleep by lethal injection. […]
September 22, 2012

The Band Came to Play

Last Sunday, The Royal corps of Signals, came to my home to play. So appreciative were they of the pool lunch and hospitality; They wanted to […]
November 22, 2012

Dish of Shame

You once flew with joy Skimming trees and fern. With your brothers you were free to fly In God’s blue skies, you so enjoyed The freedom […]