Poetry Blogs (life lessons)
Learning won't stop
After uni, college or school
You may reach the top
Yet still feel a fool
For each day
Brings new teachers
In many a disguise
In the end
You'll be wise
We're all learning
Just not in a class
We find out
The best things
From our days
As they pass
Sunday 26th January 2020 10:41 am
because my muse
abandoned me again.
Maybe to teach me
about leaning on him,
instead of mining inspiration
from deep within.
is perhaps the greatest sin.
It is a game no one wins.
So, back to the blank page I go.
Just me and my pen.
Friday 11th October 2019 3:40 pm
When I was 7 years old, I went with my mother to visit her friend. I heard a dog bark when we knocked on the door. I love doggies! "Where's your doggie?" I asked. "I put him out back. He's an old police dog and isn't used to kids."
"Stay away from him," my mother warned.
Despite her warning, I went in search of the doggie and found him chained to a stake in the ground, head down, dark eyes...
Friday 12th April 2019 4:37 am
There you are with your BA (Hons) in English Literature,
5 years of studying poetry and prose.
Yes, you’re a real academic, all those years
in lectures and seminars. Got you a decent career
and a real nice income. Not like me
who did it the other way. Taught myself
to write, been published many times.
See what you think of my poems and my book.
Sunday 8th December 2013 2:10 am