poetry in english

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

My first attempt at writing a lyric

To my delight the poem ‘Change’ has become a song, sent to me by Chris Poulson who composed the music and sung the piece. Click the […]
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 2, 2012


Because I love you, I must go away Far from your eyes your arms where I once lay. Your melodious voice, your touch so soft. You […]
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 […]
July 28, 2012

How Sweet is Today

How sweet is today Now that you have walked away Out of my life out of my world. How sweet is today. How pure the air […]
July 28, 2012


I’m so happy , I’m seeing you tonight Can’t believe our evening ‘s in sight Suddenly, our day is here I ‘ve waited so long, for […]
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 […]