Category Archives: Poems

The occasion of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

I have been asked to write and perform at two events celebrating this occasion. It is, and was, very easy to be ultra cynical, particularly from a child of the Silver Jubilee, the Sex Pistols and the “stuff the Jubilee” … Continue reading

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Devotional poems

Inspiration in rhyme 1.Etheric healing Healing of the body, as well as the soul That is Dom ignacios’ dedicated goal Flowing through portals from dimension to dimension Etheric and physical healing his avowed intention Tap into his power, use his … Continue reading

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Children’s Poems

children like a Story, repetition, rhyme,and animals Cyril The Seagull Cyril the seagull swoops and loops He dives and he dips, Cyril the seagull likes other people’s chips Boating lake  in Roath Park, Cardiff Riding a giant swan Paddles slapping … Continue reading

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Poems 2022

Let there be Let there be clouds Let there be rain Let there be sunshine Let there be hail Let there be wind In your sails Let there be smiles Let there be jokes Let there be laughter Let there … Continue reading

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Found Titles

Book Titles found poem Pride and prejudice in cold blood To kill a mockingbird and one hundred years of solitude The brave new world of the wide Sargasso sea The great Gatsby, the go between The grapes of wrath, 1984 … Continue reading

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My Town

My town, is like your town A few bewildered denizens of the past Hover outside the concrete carcasses of the old ways New Gods are worshipped, Kelloggs, Andrex and Dettol Gucci, Prada and Burberry, Now corpses in fading thoroughfares Toppled … Continue reading

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Poems 2020

In the Beach Hut Me on the inside Everything on the outside Time lies neatly folded Like an old cloak In the corner White pebbles the size of Loaves of bread Rest beyond freshly rinsed Twice daily Peeled paint flutters … Continue reading

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How Steep is Steep?

    Laser dots Ten metres apart Were the start Of when it happened Baldwin Street Dunedin Was flattened By the Men of Harlech Whose angle was more acute On the Welsh route At Forde Pen Llech Thirty five degrees … Continue reading

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Poems 2019

“And Its No Nay Never” An elegy upon the expiry of Opportunity , the veteran Mars explorer, 2003 – 2019 It is lonely One hundred and fifty three Million miles away Your friends at Toyota and Amazon But memories Yet … Continue reading

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Poems 2018

I am pleased that I have two poems included in the St Giles Hospice Charity Poem collection:   On the theme “makes life worthwhile” Much Ado About Nothing Fresh, crisp, laundered sheets, at the end of a tiring day. A … Continue reading

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