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“Don’t be pushed by your problems, be led by your dreams.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emmerson (1803-1882); Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist


Hate, Obsession, Lust.

Evocatively mirrored
Prototypal sin
Reduces to ashes
The innocent desires within,
Incinerate and cauterise
Deeply the wounds
Of lust, obsession and lies,
So once more we forget… 142 more words


When the Humming Bird Hums (Draft 1)

I Can Hear The Humming Bird (Draft 1)

A little ordinary bird told me
the humming bird can hear
the flower sing the tune of the petal… 56 more words

Douglas Gilbert


I peel the pages of
like an onion.
Transparent and

The first boy was cute.
Blond hair,
blue eyes.
We played
We were eleven. 277 more words

Lesson Planning For Summer Term? Inviting A Performance Poet To Your School?

A poet in your school? Why not? The right poet (I mean me! but there are lots of us) can offer an exciting start to your school day (I include guitar and just enough joining in during my morning assembly performances). 160 more words


Happy Birthday Shakespeare!

Singing Sonnets

Embracing Love

Fear of Betrayal

Afraid of every Iago

Pity to every Othello 

Tragedy of Hamlet

And Macbeth

Tells you more.

Such life you portrayed… 17 more words


F.I.E.R.C.E Woman of the Week: True Poetess (April 23 – April 29)

I am fierce because I aim to empower women by embracing the natural characteristics of ivy and creating a global mentoring program for teenage girls that will allow them to travel the world before attending college.

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FIERCE Woman Of The Week