Category: poetry

living with M.E poetry

Run out of steam?

 Illness can derail many of us. Perhaps you are somebody who is firing on all cylinders? I hope so. Or you may have periods in the day when you are ‘up and at ’em’ and others where you slump wearily and are desperate for the next caffeine fix or – even just …
life and faith poetry

Time to celebrate?

Welcome to the party. It’s time to celebrate! Don’t worry – I’ve saved you a piece of cake. What am I celebrating – do I hear you say? The reasons are manifold. This is definitely the season to celebrate human endeavour and achievement with the Olympics and Paralympics, both of which …
life and faith poetry

Broken hearts..broken lives

Welcome. You are invited to consider something important with me today. If we look at the image here it is a recognisable symbol of a broken heart and probably a broken dream to accompany it. Familiar to many. Most of us try to hide our pain, our brokenness, as best …
life and faith poetry

Moving on ..experiencing change

Change is coming and we need to be ready. Here in my ‘School of Thoughts’ I’m wondering if you’ve remembered to bring an apple for the teacher? Actually, any fruit will do. I’m not fussy. But I have a confession to make – I’m not really a teacher, either, although …
living with M.E poetry

How does your garden grow?

 Hi, Thanks for paying a visit to my plot – not the garden pictured here, I hasten to add, but rather my place of productivity and creativity as a poet/writer. In this summer season that speaks of growth, variety and fruitfulness in our surroundings, I would like to ask you a …