Life's Ups And Downs
A collection of poems,prosetry,short stories and flash pieces. Some sad,some happy but most true to life.
One I entered for a comp' not so long back, It had to have the last line I thought I heard you calling. Needless to say it didn't win but I like it anyway.
This was published in Bluechromes Anthology The Review Of Contempory Poets in which Andrew Motion had a poem.
A childhood memory. No words were ever spoken, only a line of a song as he peddled away...
This is a true story, it happened to me in the fifties. I've written the situation from my perspective then, and from how a young girl of today would probably handle the same set of circumstances.
In life there is always at least one seemingly important thing left unresolved...
This poem actually won me £100 in 2005 for the shared 4th prize in Forward Press's 100 best poets of the year, 2005 competition.
Everyone should identify with this in one way or another. I just hope David Killick isn't a writer and contributes here! :)
This is the first in a trilogy of poems about my days in the TB San' 1956
Good to be back. Been ill. This is just a moment, an impression caught while in hospital
Not much inspiration at the moment so I'm posting an old one, Well,it does have one cherry in it! (:
She would imagine something dark waiting to leap out at her...
After almost a year of recurring illnes and hospitalizations I'm feeling like writing again. my first tentative steps back. A Tetractys and a Triolet
A Paradel/Paradelle is a complicated poetic form. Google for explanation