Why I Write

Why I Write I began to write in my teenage years Because I had frustration. I had fears. The inner turmoil of a teenage mind, Going through trials and tribulations- Trapped in ties that bind. I had darkness in my thoughts, So Id write down words Like little snap shots. As the ink would hit…

Computer Virus

Computer Virus Writing up my essay, Keys tap tap tap. Must update your software. Malware doesn’t stop. We’ve detected a virus, Do you want to block? No I’ve got a deadline! Please will you just work? Sometimes I think it has a soul, Because it acts like such a A hole! Click click here, Scroll…

For Chontelle, My Cousin

For Chontelle, My Cousin I can see you grow, Through my computer screen. I can text, talk and take time, To connect to you. I can see your children growing up, Reaching milestones every day. I can share your happy moments, Comfort you when you’re sad. I can remember our childhood letters, We were pen…

iCan, iPad

iCan, iPad When my hands began to hurt, My grip became too lose. I thought Id have to give up, The thing I love to do. Id collected many books. Each unique, To write my words. I loved the way it felt, My ink as free as the birds. But then I couldn’t write, The…

The Little Wall in the Park

The Little Wall in the Park That little wall in the park, has always there. Framing the top of the hill. Where did it come from? Was it a man made creation? Sculpted by nature? To include twists and turns. Teardrop holes, To peak through. Or is it a natural creation? Risen from earth and…

Christmas Haikus

Christmas Haikus Misty frost settles Footprints etched in crisp white snow Snowflakes softly float By Katie Haigh copyright@K.Haigh It’s icy touch nears Wrap up warm with scarf and gloves Winter time is here By Katie Haigh copyright@K.Haigh Little pink cheeks blush Anticipation fizzing Santa is coming By Katie Haigh copyright@K.Haigh

Christmas is Here

Christmas is Here In the build up to Christmas There’s chaos all around Madness on black Friday Cyber Monday sights go down Everyone’s rushing In and out shops Spending all their money That they simply haven’t got But then there’s the nice side of the season Snuggled up warm by fairy light Sipping on hot…

In Memory of Pat

In Memory of Pat You were the light In our Scribblers group With your tales You’d make us laugh Your words could fill Our eyes with tears Or make us think ‘oh wow’ You really were one of a kind With a kind and loving heart You’d give to others all you had And that…

Fly Bye

Fly Bye I’m considered a nuisance, A pain and a pest. I buzz through life, I get little rest. Everyone’s got it in for me. My days are life and death. It’s like running a gauntlet. Will I take my final breath? Firstly there’s the spider, With her sneaky sticky web. She’ll capture me inside,…

Confessions of a Tawny Owl

Confessions of a Tawny Owl We are volunteers. What we do we do for free. We don’t get paid a single penny, For the time we give. We do not get stored away, With the brownie bits. We have to do a lot of work, To prepare for our weekly meets. We do have our…

A Broken Bride and A Worried Groom: a four piece poem

A Broken Bride and A Worried Groom: a four piece poem A Broken Bride. How did I get here? How did this happen? Sat on a sun lounger, With my ivy gown, Spread out around me. My tears dripping down my cheeks. The salty taste of a broken heart. I must look a right state,…

A Tribute to Julia McClay

A friend of mine lost her battle with cancer, a week today. It was a huge shock. She was only on her second round of chemo and the doctors had said it was going so well she no longer needed a bone marrow transplant so everything was going smoothly but then she got an infection…