Poems
The Front Line
On June 25, 2020 | 0 Comments |

The alarm sounds The whistles rippling through the dawn You wake and remember And, as ...

Trying
On August 9, 2018 | 0 Comments |

Despite my depression being pretty much under control for the last twenty years or so, ...

In the blink of an eye
On March 11, 2018 | 0 Comments |

A day A gift accepted Unacknowledged A bright spring day A blue sky A birthday ...

Monsters
On January 16, 2018 | 0 Comments |

I wrote this many years ago for two of my own little monsters.   This ...

Poetry as a Controlled Substance
On September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments |

Just a bit of fun, although on closer inspection...   1     Follow the instructions to ...

Holiday
On August 28, 2017 | 0 Comments |

A reminder of all those beach holidays from long ago, when we were allowed to ...

Seagulls
On August 21, 2017 | 0 Comments |

down in the street human life is jerkily revolving on it’s poignant pivot of dreams ...

Last Night
On July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments |

I guess we’ve all been there, at least once…     Last night you were ...

OnlyDrowning
On July 10, 2017 | 0 Comments |

This poem was written during an amazing two weeks in Cornwall in 1975, climbing, surf ...

Friends
On July 3, 2017 | 0 Comments |

Friends are often the most precious and important people in your life. And if you ...

Packing Him Off
On June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments |

This poem highlights what is, to my mind, the somewhat hypocritical nature of Christian funerals. ...

Sexy Bitch
On June 19, 2017 | 0 Comments |

Met this one in a nightclub many years ago. Still can't seem to get her ...

Together ’63
On June 12, 2017 | 0 Comments |

For anyone over a certain age, this poem might spark off some nostalgic memories.   ...

Dog Day
On June 8, 2017 | 0 Comments |

Dog came Cocked his leg and Pissed on my day Dog came Chased away laughter ...

Stupourmarket
On May 29, 2017 | 0 Comments |

This was written well over twenty years ago. Sadly, not a lot has changed.   ...

Love on the Beach
On May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments |

Another bit of fun. Sorry, Sandra, wherever you are.     I used to love ...

Adult Rating
On April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments |

Hopefully, this is self explanatory. For parents everywhere.     Don’t you just hate adults? ...

The Day of the Gnome
On April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments |

(or, “If you’ve never done it, try it once”) This poem was written in honour ...

To Let
On April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments |

A bit of fun with words.     Let every Avocado pear up with every ...

Going Out on a Limb
On April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments |

I am having ankle surgery today, the latest in a sequence of operations on the ...