Category Archives: Thinkings and poems

Tips for poets

https://www.writersdigest.com/writing-articles/20-best-tips-poets   Extracts 1. The second thing I’d say is you must read old stuff. Dante, Herrick, Donne, Pope, Dickinson…Gertrude Stein, William Carlos Williams, Marianne Moore. Read voraciously! And read aloud.” – Aaron Belz, author of Glitter Bomb” 2. “Always be writing … Continue reading

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Mary’s obsession

Copyright Mary went  out shopping as usual on Saturday.She didn’t need much but liked to watch people  passing the Coffee Shop window and give a rating to their  appearance though the number of women in transparent beige leggings was rather  … Continue reading

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Where is Oxford,on the Tomes?

Where is Ipswich, what is true Where is Norwich, deja vu Cambridge juggles counterpoise Here’s the  train, is it full Will there be a cord to pull Is it diesel, is it steam? It’s atomic in its beams I can … Continue reading

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What we find may not be what we sought

. I have filled my mind with dreams and thoughts I have drawn conclusions that seem real. What’s of value’s not by effort bought. As Ted Hughes said, his fishing was the sport Which brought both meditation and a meal. … Continue reading

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And we find it,shall we say,satisfactory

I see a haze of hair on your head like the softness of just opening leaf buds in spring. The chemo is over,and you wait relieved and letting that take you for a while before you start to face the … Continue reading

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If this is summer, let the winter come

If this is summer, let the winter come My  tears  run dry, my soul  is cold and damp Where is  the High Noon of the summer sun If this is summer, let the winter come What evil  traps us, as … Continue reading

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Resurrection?

Photo Copyright “5 per cent of the people in the study died or were treated for suicide.” How? Independent Newspaper 15 June 2019

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They’ll steal what you don’t own

Have no possessions,  give  your stuff away But don’t go outside naked  when in= town It’s not religion, just simplicity Happy  are those people  free to play Who may be sunk in dreams or study brown Have no possessions,  gave  … Continue reading

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Shall I my life of evil start?

When true love’s gone and doom hangs over head When life runs  like a river to the sea Then shall I take new lovers to my bed And with their carnal touch consoled be? When my love lies and  breaks … Continue reading

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