Youthfulness v Age

Twenties feels shy No self confidence, didn’t pull the guys Body language, tended to say, dont talk, go away Thirties feels better, career confidence, go getter Maybe still a little self conscious, in the social whirl but gets better Body language more open ,comprehensive, come talk, am groving Forties, lives life, career rocketing Good social … More Youthfulness v Age


Serendipitous soliloquy Does this tirade scan iambically I pace the floor shouting my declaimation Trying to rid myself of my consternation You swore you loved me, chased and wooed me I began to trust became your devotee How could I become sucked in to this morass I feel a sad rejected lass My ego has … More Soliloquy

The Beast from the East

England has unusually heavy snow falls Written in the Triolet form The beast from the East Snow beautiful, white, pristine falls Blankets the landscape causes chaos Gales from Siberia whoosh, life stalls Snow beautiful, white, pristine falls Drifts on roads, traffic stuck,life mauls All night in cars and vans pathos Snow beautiful, white, pristine falls … More The Beast from the East

The book that is me

I wish you could read the book, that is me The chapters are muddled, loose-leaf and free I feel self-fulfilled most of the time Or brimming with emotion, often undefined Passionate, energetic, a lover of learning Apathetic and lazy, my negatives churning I want to put everything right, with the world To make a difference … More The book that is me

Forever Alone

It’s time for me to say goodbye Tomorrow the communication unit Will be switched off forever…. Doomed to fly alone through space and time She’s old news forgotten by many Stuck in a dark hole Unable to communicate hopes and fears Only able to share some of her precious secrets Intrepid adventurer, cast into the … More Forever Alone

Padlocked love

Padlocked Love So many padlocks Locked with love Each locked compartment Bursting at the seams Once upon a time the symbol of fidelity Lovers clipped them to a rail Threw away the key Thousands of padlocks Sitting in a row A sign of relationships Waiting time to grow Years pass by and the world begins … More Padlocked love

Ravening beast?

What is love is it a ravening beast Is it mainly lust on a body to feast Does that longing and awe Have to gnaw at the soul Does it titilate the senses Make us insane What is love is it a ravening beast Is it joy exquisite and misery ceased Where is the balance … More Ravening beast?

Love is

Love is the joy, Love is the motivator, Love is the buzz, Love is the decoy, Love is the lance stabbing the unwary, Love is a dance, Love can be bitter, Love can be sweet, Love can destroy, Love can be a laser cauterising the heart, Love can be pain tearing worlds apart, Love can … More Love is