Throwback Friday, on “Go Dog Go Cafe”, Vaults and Bookcases

Here’s a poem I originally wrote in 2012, and since then I’ve slightly modified the wording a few times, but they were only minor changes. Vaults and Bookcases A cool Sunday morning, wearing old brown slippers and warm bedclothes. Looking through my window, and hearing crows singing, I suppose. Sitting here on borrowed chairs, at … Continue reading Throwback Friday, on “Go Dog Go Cafe”, Vaults and Bookcases

They Were Singing My Song

Weekly Prompt: This weeks Word Prompt; Germs   There’s festering germs in my brain The hallucination seems real Last night I went to a funeral The funeral was mine   Attending the wake In the forest beside the lake I was a mental mess Walking around, dressed in my finest A plastic name-tag tied to my … Continue reading They Were Singing My Song

I Am Not A Child, I Am An Adult, I Can Help

As a poet I’ve been on a writing campaign for the suffering children throughout the world, and I’ve developed a special interest in the awful situation of the misplaced, separated and lost refugee children in Texas, and with the help of Niki Flow, I’m a supporter and contributor of the “Texas Civil Rights Project”, and … Continue reading I Am Not A Child, I Am An Adult, I Can Help

EIF Childhood Poetry Challenge: The Results!

Congratulations, Ivor! The results are in! Judge Nick Reeves, had a hard job arriving at his decision. But decide he did, and so I hand over to Nick to bring you the results of the final EIF Poetry Challenge of 2020: Season’s greetings one and all! It has been an honour (and a challenge!) to be able to … Continue reading EIF Childhood Poetry Challenge: The Results!

A Choir of Cicadas

My featured image above is my response to the second drawing of “The Colouring With B Challenge”, ( ) and as always for me, whenever I’m doing a project, my music’s playing loudly in the background, and together with my colourful drawing, I was inspired to write this poem. Again, a special thank you to … Continue reading A Choir of Cicadas

I handed Her My Card

I Handed Her My Card   I had lunch at the office That is, the Box Office Cafe My favourite local eatery I enjoyed a tasty Vietnamese salad Then I took some photos on my camera-phone Trying to capture the venues’ rustic atmosphere Leafy plants in pots and hanging baskets And there’s abstract paintings on … Continue reading I handed Her My Card