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My poetry & prose



Early Blackbird

She sits on the edge Of the raised bed Only a handspan away Challenging cat and human alike To chase, to speak To stare in awe at her audacity Her brown feathers preened And gleaming in the sunlight Streaking through... Continue Reading →

Christmas Sells!

Christmas tills loudly ring Calling louder than the pealing of church bells Ka-ching! Christmas cheer Is in short supply In the aisles I fear As people push and pull And shout and mutter In hordes descending For the food that... Continue Reading →

Day 2 #NaPoWriMo2019

The rain fell swiftly this morning Does the rain wait for me? Can it tell the time? And this afternoon again it came Is someone up there gunning for me? To drench me at home time? Do the clouds hover,... Continue Reading →

A Syllabic Disaster #NaPoWriMo2018 13

Google You were no help I could not understand This syllabic verse idea I have given up now I will not try Goodbye


Anticipation Anti-cipation? Aunty sigh patient Lol

#OctPoWriMo #11 – Hissing and Spitting

Hissing and Spitting! Yikes! But I have changed my mind This dancing's not for me How can I find my muse I just tramped on her in my clumpy shoes! She's not speaking to me now A glare is all... Continue Reading →

#NaPoWriMo2017 #24 – Single use poem

Ha!   A conversation I had yesterday It really cheered me up A silly little comment, a throwaway Soup's hard to beat. Unless you use a whisk!

I’m Late, I’m Late!

Sleep, sleep, where'er you are On the head of a pin Or feather bed with downy pillow Til suddenly jarred Awake you are! With cat's subtle purr And head-butting Alarm is past! And panic on! Work is waiting No time... Continue Reading →

#NaPoWriMo2017 #19 – bad poem

Caterwaul, angry mug I listen not to you beg and whicker I’m engroused in my poem So go away nasty thang Demanding mundane stuff Like food and cleaning stinky litter My lofty mind is set on higher things Than running... Continue Reading →

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