Poetry Blog by Tom (thoughts)

thoughts (Remove filter)

Tags from last 12 months

love (10) writing (7) life (5) poetry (4) city (3) lost love (3) reflections (2) poems (2) memories (2) dreams (2) muse (2) youth (2) lust (2) belonging (2)
traveling (2) happiness (2) peace (2) beauty (2) creativity (2) inspiration (2) insomnia (2) moving on (2) london (2) artists (2) painting (1) Crookes (1) anxiety (1) world (1) uk (1) realisation (1) unrequited love (1) plans (1) problems (1) hatching (1) family poem (1) toys (1) hope (1) the past (1) the one that got away (1) laughter (1) death (1) bleak (1) daylight (1) ride (1) old friend (1) sharing work (1) flame (1) artist (1) cafe (1) living right (1) America (1) solitude (1) sickness (1) eyes opening (1) skating (1) grief (1) family (1) teenage sentiment (1) countryside (1) thankfully (1) starting again (1) friends (1) thanks (1) first love (1) nostalgia (1) making the most of life (1) teenage (1) old flame (1) parents (1) separation (1) memory (1) honesty (1) publishing (1) politics (1) longing (1) denial (1) magic (1) breaking up the family (1) sentimentality (1) coldness (1) proposals (1) maturing (1) posting (1) songs (1) talk (1) friendship (1) end of relationship (1) an arrangement (1) loneliness (1) infatuation (1) addictions (1) news (1) silence (1) ice skating (1) lovers (1) contentment (1) desire (1) Yorkshire (1) sentimental (1) marriage (1) autumn (1) decade (1) therapy (1) music (1) son (1) William Blake (1) loss (1) hobbies (1) nosey (1) despondency (1) words (1) addiction (1) respect (1) modern life (1) quiet (1) Christmas (1) confession (1) shadows (1) reflection (1) tea (1) sleeplessness (1) debt (1) micro (1) growing (1) moon (1) ten years (1) expectation (1) talking (1) leonard Cohen (1) selfish (1) summer dresses (1) letter (1) distractions (1) desk (1) breakup (1) thoughts (1) truth (1) naivety (1) democracy (1) lost voices (1) lms (1) looking back (1) writeoutloud (1) beginnings (1) poem (1) Sheffield (1) breathing (1) old poem (1) macro (1) us (1) sparks (1) wol (1) sadness (1) Joni Mitchell (1) father (1) lost loves (1) leaving town (1) purpose (1) humour (1) process (1) tragedy (1) light (1) cold (1) inspirational (1) backseat (1) thinking back (1)

Recent Comments

Don Matthews on Across The Fields At Dusk (14 days ago)

Tom on Books of Blake (Sat, 8 Feb 2020 10:12 pm)

Kate G on Books of Blake (Sat, 8 Feb 2020 12:56 pm)

Tom on Books of Blake (Sat, 8 Feb 2020 12:15 pm)

Don Matthews on Books of Blake (Fri, 7 Feb 2020 02:53 am)

Tom on Books of Blake (Thu, 6 Feb 2020 09:13 pm)

Mika on Books of Blake (Thu, 6 Feb 2020 06:26 pm)

keith jeffries on Books of Blake (Thu, 6 Feb 2020 03:28 pm)

Don Matthews on Tourist Trap (Wed, 5 Feb 2020 10:01 pm)

Tom on Tourist Trap (Wed, 5 Feb 2020 08:27 pm)

The Way I Write

The way I write;
I brainstorm twenty titles
words or phrases 
that sound good to me
that subconsciously already feel like parts of me
then 
I refine them
and refine them
pile them up around my feet
And 
when I’m in the mood to write
I either start writing
(with aim or aimlessly)
until I get stuck
then grab a title
work it in the lock
release the poem that was hidden
(o, and it fee...

Read and leave comments (3)

friendspoemspoetryprocessthoughtswordswriting

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Find out more Hide this message