Serendipitous soliloquy  Does this tirade scan iambically I pace the floor while shouting my declaimation  Trying to rid myself of my consternation You swore you loved me, You chased and wooed me I began to trust and became your devotee How could I become sucked in to this morass I am feeling such an ass … More

Why rhyme

Words crawl across the page Full of ideas, need to engage Stories, prose or rhyme Has to be rhyme, when , little time Rhythms and rhymes feels so easy Feel so right, work so cleanly Poetry purists will say how cheesy Expell their breath, very wheezy An idea to express,  reaction to provoke  A hope … More Why rhyme

Alternative way

If you are feeling at a low ebb Despondent unable to cope, with lifes web Heartbroken, unappreciated Clothed but feeling stark naked When you want to give up,stop, look for hope Regroup, retrench and for a moment,be a castle in a moat Find your essence, the centre of your being Retreat into your inner eye, … More Alternative way

Ups and Downs

What is it with life  it has ups and downs Pleasure and pain  Joy and heartbreak do the rounds Would that our lives  could, just be pleasure No pain or woe  for us to measure. Why is it, things  go so wrong? Bad things happen  not like in songs How do I deal  with the … More Ups and Downs

New passion

Newly met Learning yet Thunder rumbles Lightening strikes Nerve endings raw Pouring down wild and wet Getting  ready getting set Unexpected newly directed Thoroughly affected Passion takes hold unrestrained Nothing about this can be tamed Mind pictures set the flames Until the lust peaks and wanes

Lay your head

Lay your head on my heart Feel the beats stop and start Our mind pictures blending the feelings we are tending feel the warmth of my skin it must be win win Reach out to me Feel the beats stop and start describe your feelings in this time we are stealing a time free to … More Lay your head

Poetic Voice

Poetic voice. Poetic voice is something that I am thinking about at the moment and I would love to get others views. Here’s a piece setting out some nuts and bolts about poetic voice that you may agree or disagree with do tell me. I am also struggling with some questions that I would love … More Poetic Voice

Sharing Time

Sharing time with you Makes me happy        Respite from reality A secret space       Touch and embrace Feelings of vitality Wrap close around me Like tendrils of morning mist                           Clinging, hard to resist Sharing time with you … More Sharing Time


Night turns  too quickly to early morn As I follow the spark of an idea And the tick of the clock fails to warn  The fall of the second hand, seems to scorn As I write oblivious to reason Night turns too quickly to early morn  I am driven to create ideas unborn To be … More Time

Ticking Clock

Late nights turn quickly to early morning As I recognise the spark of an idea Whilst the ticking clock issues no warning   Space between the second hand is falling Recognising potential could be the reason Late nights turn quickly to early morning   I will have recognised a new dawning of ideas, to be … More Ticking Clock