POEM ON WAR & PEACE

5.30am foreboding in furry slippers, signals¬†war and peace; a Government’s Good old cause; before Dawn on winter morn, Cars zoom past a once rural track, Headlights beam early-shift alarms Route to Amberley air-base,¬† where powerful hornets are taking-off on a mission.   My brain provoked to write a chapter Where ancient transport is your legs […]

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THE COST OF LIVING

Addicted to geneological research  I went with my husband to Europe for their Summer 2010 forming this poem after visits to  cemeteries where ancestors were buried.  Hardly enough to live on,  Nothing left to rot with; No sword or jewel of infinite Value – our commoners of England, Ireland, Scotland,  Are one of many paupers […]

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PERIOD PIECES

whats it like to be a woman politician, giving a speech and then your period comes – based on a true story………………………. WAR Like Boadicea you bloodied those Young men from your flood of Womanhood, as they stood prepared For battle. Naive to the Mystery of two forces at work As a Clay more, double-edged […]

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SIEV X

  THE GHOST BOAT IN OUR WAY   SIEV X: WHERE IS THE MONUMENT TO THE 353 LIVES LOST, DESPERATLEY DROWNING OCTOBER 19th 2001? SIEV X: WOMEN AND CHILDREN PLEAD ALL OVER THE WORLD FOR THE BOMBS AND BULLETS TO STOP, FORCING THEM TO FLEE. SIEV X: THEY COME TO HOWARD’S END WHOSE MONUMENT WILL […]

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Remember Emma Miller

REMEMBER EMMA MILLER She was a tiny Sheila, Mrs Miller, Yet fought her whole life for the Rights Of Man and of course the female folk too. Not shy to stand up for a womans sufferage To cast a vote, and live a life safe and secure Her humanism and solidarity to the Labor cause […]

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