Category Archives: Poetry

Thursday photo prompt: Still #writephoto – Wonder of You

There’s a feeling in the air, Like a verse from Keats, The magnificence of nature Shining its best, The beauty embracing me. How do I hold this image Forever in my heart? Just like you, I need its constancy Knowing … Continue reading

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What do you see # 17- February 17, 2020 – My Old Teddy

Image: Lisa Fotios- Pixabay   I’ve seen so much I could write a book. Secrets I hold, lies I’ve been told. One generation to the next I’ve been held, cuddled and thrown, A comfort one day, a punching bag the … Continue reading

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The Weekly Terrible Poetry Contest 2/8-2/14 – My First Love!

Sue Dorn was more than a thorn, Across the playground she demanded My stare, my mouth hanging open My best gormless look A magnet to every boy, Like bees round a honey pot Like maggots hanging on her every smile. … Continue reading

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Eugi’s Weekly Challenge – Love – February 10, 2020

“Write me a letter Tell me how you feel.” I want to say I love you But is that enough? What part of me is within those words? Several drafts lay upon the floor Each attempt laced with frustration As … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #260 – Tremor – 30th January – And He Feels It.

He wakes with the first light And he feels it. At breakfast, porridge and blueberries And he feels it. During his morning commute He feels it. At the office, head down bum up He feels it. During lunch, as he … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #300 – ‘Right’ Places.

Photo Credit – https://www.deviantart.com/aa-xxx/art/his-legacy-23483872 Cool That was the image she portrayed. A living cliché. She sought out every behaviour To enhance the image, she had of herself. Watched porn to learn to be a lover, Was devoted to fashion Copied … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #299 – A Love You Deserve.

Image: – Araki Photograph Studio I know you are there The door, solid iron, Impenetrable, firmly shut, locked To keep out the undesirables Including me, I have come to realise. It’s all about protection, isn’t it? For I know that … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #297 – Talk to Me.

Image: WallpaperFlare.com   You could have changed you know Been a better person One to be proud of If only you’d talked to me. It wasn’t for want of trying, was it? But you are so pig-headed Stubborn and arrogant … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #295 – ‘Dig my roots back in’.

It was a relief to see you walk back home Contrasted with the sadness of your leaving You travelled the globe You fell You hurt You celebrated Discovery was your thing. But you were exhausted when I found you “I … Continue reading

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What do you see # 8 – Adversity

Adversity, It has the impetus to urge you on You find resilience you didn’t know you possessed. It happened when she fell in the street, Found her feet entangled in her friend’s coat Before she knew it She was down … Continue reading

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