Poetry

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December 1, 2014

Christmas Bells. A song

Hear the joyous, peeling of the bells, ringing in Christmas cheer Remember loving, the bells demand, coded in happy chimes. Children are carol singing, breathing sweetness […]
June 2, 2014

Asylum Seekers

Listen to the pounding, of displaced persons feet. The world trembles to the beat, of invasion they won’t meet. It’s the destitute and fearful, who flee […]
September 30, 2015

Spring. Kensington Gardens

Mother Nature shakes the last snow flakes From her petticoats. Unlaces her winter gown giving warmth to the ground. The soil gives way to display bright […]
March 19, 2015

The Great Easter Egg Hunt

Honey Bunny and Benjie Bunny Dressed in their best Heard the summoning bell Hopped out of their hole, joined by mole, To the starting post they […]
June 2, 2014

The Path.

He will never entice me again, Down his path of sunshine leading to rain. That happy lane of laughter, where kissing leaves, Embrace sunbeams between the […]
April 15, 2019

The Brexit Musketeers

Four white, mediocre middle-aged men, With no notable achievements, having been made. Their names in history will undoubtedly fade Having brought the country down into the […]
August 23, 2014

My Cypriot Garden

How quiet and glorious is my garden. The flowers and fauna thrive in sunshine and a little water. The succulents thorny, in their gravel bed spread […]
November 22, 2012

Conflict

God said thou shall not kill Who are we to break His will Who are we to take mans dignity Forcing him to live in penury? […]
November 2, 2014

Child Sexual Abuse

With sickness in my heart I read with horror The violation of children, left feeling bereft of their honour, Used as an object, not as a […]
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 […]
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 […]
January 17, 2015

Christmas Eve night.

The barn owl opened his wise old eyes This night was the night, the best night of the year. He would see his friend, Father Christmas […]
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 […]
March 7, 2013

How Come

How come some men are incredibly surly? A pleasant remark met with  acute acidity A smile you ask, the response, not hostile surely? But yes, he […]
October 26, 2015

Sorry

If only you could have said sorry; I’m still hoping one day you will; You should have told me you wanted another, One who suited you […]
December 12, 2012

The Demons

We are the evil demons of the world, Death and disaster at the world we hurl. Dispatched by the devil, to maim and kill; Billions of […]
October 18, 2014

Ebola

A vile virulent virus invades the bodies of the innocent; Men women and children dying in the subcontinent. The World Health Organisation admit their failure to […]
October 26, 2015

We

We, the sweetest tiniest of words, in our vocabulary, Beauty and strength; what cargo to carry! I am with you, together as one, our souls marry; […]
October 31, 2013

Karen and Richard

Expectantly we waited at the entrance of the church Excited and happy for bride and groom both. For at last the day had finally arrived As […]
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 […]