The Barbary Knife

Do not know where this poem came from. I must have been shivering me timbers off somewhere after being caught in a squall😄. I’ve never been to the Barbary coast in my life, my ancestors, a few being sailors, probably did though. I have got a fascination with the sea and ships so maybe theContinue reading “The Barbary Knife”

Ps. Pm…

Part of my series ‘End of Days’. Each new day feels like exactly that, the end of life as we once knew it. With endless atrocities deceitful lies, corruption and scandal after scandal ever unfolding, we are indeed living in dark times. So many ‘gates’ of evil opening, all leading to a desolate landscape. ‘Partygate’Continue reading “Ps. Pm…”

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”

‘Vincent could have told you’ A Poetry Challenge

Just Click the Van Gogh image to take you to  some of the comments made about the poems Everyone has heard ‘Starry Starry Night‘ By Don Mclean,  the beautiful song about Vincent Van Gogh.  There is a line in it which says:_ But I could have told you, Vincent, This world was never meant forContinue reading “‘Vincent could have told you’ A Poetry Challenge”

Poem ‘Where the Root ends’

I wrote this free verse poem some time ago and came across it agin today.  So inspired by the William Butler Yeats poem that I have posted on echostains, and shamefaced about not posting anything on here for a while (but I am going to post a book review tomorrow) – here is the poem.  TheContinue reading “Poem ‘Where the Root ends’”

Haiku: Three for March

It’s the first day of Spring!  Here’s something I wrote when Spring had sprung a few years ago 🙂 There is a lot of Haiku poetry around.  Yes I know it’s been around for thousands of years – but I’ve only just started really appreciating it!  To think, is to do in my book.  So IContinue reading “Haiku: Three for March”