The Wonder of Words

These words are in my blood Boiling up from within me unbidden And now they won’t stop Like one of those geysers forever spurting Except mine spurts words instead of water They seethe under my skin I swear you would see them there Like something out of Alien The shape of half formed poems pushingContinue reading “The Wonder of Words”

Poetry in Music – Hallelujah

This gives me goosebumps, and makes me cry, and has started a bit of a love affair with Leonard Cohen. I am sad that I only just found him! All the other versions of this song that came afterwards have now paled into insignificance for me. Thanks to Susan for posting this on FB. AndContinue reading “Poetry in Music – Hallelujah”

Poetry in Music – Handwritten

Loving this song – especially this bit: Here in the dark, I cherish the moonlight I’m in love with the way you’re in love with the night And it travels from heart to limb to pen The Gaslight Anthem – Handwritten from heart to limb to pen Sums up poetry really doesn’t it? The GaslightContinue reading “Poetry in Music – Handwritten”


Sometimes I feel Like an arty farty fraud Looking wonderingly at The shapes of leaves The way the light hits The arch of a stem The emotions evoked by a flower The thrill of contrast of bee against pink petals All with this new photographer’s eye I don’t even know the right words for ArtContinue reading “Imposter”