We read, study and learn to write poetry from a young age. As mentioned on my blog, I love to write, novels mainly, however, there is a special place in my heart for poetry. Recently I've been thinking about the way in which I use poetry. I don't write it all the time, in fact … Continue reading On writing poetry
Two weetabix for breakfast, two sugars in my tea, It is just the simplest things that you've passed down to me. Some food before netball and a jumper when I'm done, Do your best no matter what, it won't matter if you won. School is so important, you would always say to me, In the … Continue reading Poetry – In Loving Memory
In this life things won't stay the same, we'll carry on, we'll play the game, we'll take the punches when they hit, we'll get cut down, we'll take their shit. But when night eventually turns to day and all the stars they fade away, the sun will burst through clouds of grey and we will … Continue reading A little bit of poetry
So today is the first official Dylan Thomas day here in Wales. On world poetry day I shared with you my favourite poem of his 'The Hand that Signed the Paper' So, to celebrate today I will share with you my second favourite poem by Dylan Thomas and perhaps one of his most recognisable... 'Do … Continue reading Happy Dylan Thomas day!
We feel the weight of your burden, we strain to lift your load, we are told it’s for our benefit but we’re left out in the cold. We struggle for survival, we fight to have our say, we are told they hear our voices but we’re left here to decay. We will strive to rise … Continue reading A little bit of Poetry
They walked together side by side their footprints in the snow, then the path began to narrow and the one begins to slow. The other picked up speed, running to the light. But the other stayed behind and watched her run out of sight. The girl burst into spring, watching the blossoms grow, cutting the … Continue reading A little bit of Poetry