Category Archives: Poetry

#BookReview Presents from the Past: Poetic Memories from Times Gone By – Elliot Stanton

Presents from the Past: Nostalgic and wistful – new humour-infused poetry anthology makes the perfect rose-tinted spectacle read. Elliot Stanton’s Presents from the Past takes a light-hearted and sentimental trip down memory lane as he shares fifty poems that have … Continue reading

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Living with the Black Dog #WorldPoetryDay

It is #WorldPoetryDay and I found this poem on my author blog. I originally shared it back in 2016, and a lot has changed in my life since then, but the words seem oddly appropriate given my current marital challenges. … Continue reading

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A Halloween Poem

It’s the spookiest week of the year and today I share with you a poem written by my 8-year-old daughter. She was inspired recently when I attended an online poetry class. Tell us what you think of it in the … Continue reading

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Poetry Round-up for Halloween

This month I am attending online poetry workshops with Wren and Ink, and I am thoroughly enjoying them! I have always been a fan of writing poetry, but I never properly studied poems written by other people, except occasionally at … Continue reading

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Samhain is the Season of the Witch

October is the month of the witch. Whilst many people are preparing for fun on the night of Halloween, with trick or treating, fancy dress and lots of chocolate and candy on the agenda, witches are already embracing the darker … Continue reading

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Litter, Litter by Jacob Hopkinson (age 11)

Litter, litter, over there Litter, litter, everywhere Litter, litter, people don’t care Litter, litter, damaging the air Litter, litter, damaging wheels Litter, litter, bad for animals’ meals. (This is actually happening) By Jacob Hopkinson (age 11) Jacob was inspired to … Continue reading

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Being at School – A Poem by Georgina Green (age 7)

When I am doing my work I see kids walking past the classroom When it is breaktime I see kids going in from their breaktime When it is lunchtime I see kids walking past with their lunchboxes When it is … Continue reading

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My 5 Senses – A Poem by Elliot Green (age 9)

When I wake up I hear birds chirping And engines roaring. When I get up I see children going to school And cars driving to work. When I walk to school I smell flowers And car exhaust fumes. When I … Continue reading

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Playing in the Park – A Poem by Georgina Green (age 7)

As I watch kids playing in the park I hear kids saying I don’t want to go home. You may want to ask Why am I not playing? Well I am sitting down Writing my lovely poem. Poem written by … Continue reading

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Children Playing – A Poem by Elliot Green (age 9)

As I sit there I see children playing And children running And screaming and shouting (No I don’t want to go home!) But why aren’t I playing, you may ask? Well I’m happy to sit here Writing this poem. And … Continue reading

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