Poetry Blogs (Stuart Vanner)
Jason on Tanka (5 hours ago)
As Covid rules start to be lifted,
Lives once more shall soon be shifted.
In parks and gardens we are now free
To be with people we have longed to see.
While we may meet in groups of up to six,
We are also now allowed to mix
With two households, though of any size.
For our patience this is the latest prize.
As well as this we can now play all sports,
Perhaps on the field in the courts...
Thursday 1st April 2021 6:14 pm
There once lived a man who became so disfigured,
A freak is how he was generally considered.
His name -Joseph Merrick or as The Elephant Man.
His life became awful as his problems began.
He was known a monster and was greatly mistreated;
With jeers and with taunts he must have been greeted,
But if there is another thing about him that's known,
He was well-read and clever and not entirely ...
Tuesday 23rd March 2021 8:18 am
As we start to relax the lockdown rules,
All children now return to school.
While most parents welcome this change,
To some children this may seem strange.
While older children must wear a mask,
To social distance must be quite a task.
And as for safety much has been invested,
Twice a week they'll be Covid tested.
Some may like school if they are smart,
And some are glad sports and cl...
Sunday 7th March 2021 7:19 pm
We now have a cause for celebration
We shall defeat Covid by vaccination.
Against this virus we all must fight.
To be immune is now our right.
There are different types of vaccine.
And it's the biggest project that we've seen.
They are distributed throughout the nation,
And for all the workers give appreciation.
When I was first there I became afraid,
But looking back I'm glad I stayed.
Monday 22nd February 2021 1:46 pm
All people now seem to crave success,
Though this road may be one of stress.
And so many try to be perfect,
Knowing success brings respect.
We all appear to be in competition
To get more money and more recognition.
So why do some have an endless need
To fulfil a constant greed?
So away with envy and with hate,
For we now have bigger things upon our plate.
The world now ne...
Friday 5th February 2021 11:01 am
Sometimes we yearn for company.
Sometimes we must be alone.
We may like to vent our problems,
Or fix them on our own.
And if we are handed puzzles
How do we find solutions?
Should we do it by ourselves,
Or with help and contributions?
And when we feel sad or down
We often just ruminate,
But should we take comfort in others
To get us back to feeling great?
Though when we're feeli...
Thursday 14th January 2021 8:26 am
As we welcome in 2021,
We are pleased that last year has now gone.
So what now shall this new year bring?
Will we once again laugh and smile and sing?
Of this virus can we soon be rid?
As we abhor the dreadful things it did.
And it is now time to cling to hope,
As last year many found it hard to cope.
What has this new year got in store?
We shall not yield to Covid any more.
So will ...
Friday 1st January 2021 8:33 am