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WELL AND TRULY DONNE!

WELL AND TRULY DONNE!   The previous blog to this humble collection accompanied two short poems penned for 2 of my grandkids, added to the lists. Hopefully I’ll sing together with them one day not too far away . That would be a bit of bliss! Breagha and Alba and...

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6 THINGS WE COULD WRITE ABOUT

Can we be prompted to write about anything?   I’ve read that there is nothing that can’t be written through the medium of poetry that won’t reveal truths, meaning, ideas and provoke passionate thought. Passion isn’t always about love, it’s often about anger....

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WHITHSTUPSTSHLUP

Hello darling grandchildren on this 5th May 2021. If one day you read this, I’m reminding you that this date is a fairly large scale moment in the democratic timeline across the United Kingdom in one ‘democratic election’ event or another. In Scotland we are being...

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Greetings friends

Greetings friends,   This round I’m adding 3 poems on the light side, written at short notice for occasions, a while back. Moniack Mhor Burns night, a night with strangers but fine people ; Neverendum, of course the referendum on Scottish Independence (it’s THE...

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Worth thinking about a stop over?

In working with groups of people in communities, institutions, casually convened common interest groups, colleague groups - (what is a group? - classic discussion!) - I always, or at least as far as was possible would look to fit in a residential experience. - This...

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Giving/taking/assuming/needing/begging permission.

PERMISSION A dictator collected all people And speaking to them ''Listen to me, I know The one who laugh, Laugh to my chair! The one who cry, Cry for my position! So that I decide; Both of laughing and crying Are prohibited without our permission'' (from Kurdish)...

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FOOD FOR THE KIDS

Greetings m’friend , if you have stumbled across this simple, yet possibly challenging idea , certainly for myself and potentially for a while, my grandchildren.   My plan is to gather my poetic efforts together in one place and leave available for my...

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