The Runaway Train

Carrying on the back track Yet another train of lies Are Shunted northwards The runaway mouth ran over the hill and he blew it. Again. Unfortunately, the last I heard he was going still… Yet another empty promise for the North. The abandonment of HC2. Second in my new occasional series ‘End of Days’ whereContinue reading “The Runaway Train”

Elastoplast for the Past

Slipping behind again with my blogs again. Where does the time go🤔 When I first started my blogs up, the plan was to post a few times a week. So much for plans🙄 I’d have been better off doing a diary (as I write in that every day. Anyway… here’s a short poem I wroteContinue reading “Elastoplast for the Past”

An April Trinity of Haiku’s

So many things happen in the month of April, beginning with today which is April Fools Day. Greetings!  King of Fools Tricking the Spring as he steps Quickly – with bells on. Then there’s the Easter festival – derived from the ancient fertility goddess Eostre. Read about The Fools Day Out in another post overContinue reading “An April Trinity of Haiku’s”

Dark Queen

I wrote this poem a while ago.  I’d like to say that the inspiration fro this came from some sort of gothic queen I had been reading about, but it didn’t.  The kind of person I envisage is one who waits, listens, sees an opportunity and uses situations to their own advantage.  She sits quietlyContinue reading “Dark Queen”

‘The Road to Domestos (with or without mop bucket)’ part 1

‘Something shifted today Something I thought I’d lost But had simply gone astray I found that I had gotten over The pale goodbyes – those white cliffs of Dover Something shifted today. I can’t go on hating And actually participating With this wall of resounding pain. No gain. Lynda M Roberts 2020 This poem wasContinue reading “‘The Road to Domestos (with or without mop bucket)’ part 1”

Poem: Kissing the Air

 Given the current pandemic climate and the use of social distancing, even this social gesture is now prohibited. It just goes to show that you don’t know what you’ve lost until it’s gone. Bear in mind this post was written in 2011. This poem was written about this habit we have aquired of air kissingContinue reading “Poem: Kissing the Air”