If you live in the UK or are a lover of poetry, you will be very familiar with the name Robert Burns. Born on 25th January 1759 in the village of Alloway, Scotland, Burns is now regarded as the national poet of Scotland and a pioneer of the Romantic Movement within literature. Throughout his upbringing … Continue reading Happy Birthday Robert Burns – Burns Night
I fear there's no escape, from an inconsequencial fate, From the tears held back, from the hands that suffocate. I'm frustrated, that year after year, Has led me nowhere, And my dreams are left somewhere that I can't remember. I wait. I wait, And I see no change, Any view of a future, so far … Continue reading Something.
It had been years since I had left home . . . Having a love for roaming alone, Walking along the cobblestones, An "old soul" reminiscing about long ago. The bow window and the park below, With trees of yellow, red and gold, The literature carved into the stone, The view of the chateau at … Continue reading Step Outside
Here's some strange little limericks . . . because today sucked. One of our paths is time and it winds as far as the eye can see, With no end in sight, but we walk forward steadily, We know that one day, The path will fade away, But our journey will continue, in a loved … Continue reading Walking Through Life
I want to . . . Lie under the stars with you and get lost in the night sky, Make music together, creating one song with our unique sounds, Read to you - experience the same story with our own imaginations, Walk up mountains hand in hand, whilst leaving individual footprints in the ground.
A sleepless night after a stressful night at work and a 5am start is not how I wanted October to start . . . but if I can kick today's butt, I can beast the month! Take it away Michael Rosen . . .
The wind has roared for days, The rain has endlessly fallen, The night sky coated with ash, As the stars have been in hiding, But tonight the wind has stopped, And the sky has cleared for the stars, For the tenth year since you left, They smile upon me, You alone are the only … Continue reading The One I Love
Describe the days of the week as if they were people Monday has good intent, but zero motivation, Tuesday is always anxious with disappointment and frustration, Wednesday "the hump day", just isn't as fun as it sounds, Thursday is just waiting for Friday to come around, Friday comes and brings the beers, it's going to … Continue reading Writing Prompt #14
You were the first thing on my mind every day. You were the centre of my world. Every one of my actions revolved around you. Every one of my thoughts was interrupted by you. I thought I had learned the true importance of love. Give love, don't demand love. I gave and gave until I … Continue reading Writing prompt 22 – Do your best to forget me because I won’t hesitate to forget you.
I went to the valley where the sky is darkest, Briefly escaping the manmade miracle and the burdens it carries in its hands, To lie in the grass surrounded by black, To stare into the unknown and wait for natures fireworks to begin, To feel a purpose with every flash of light that shoots across … Continue reading Perseids