Tag Archives: poetry

275. “Dum, dum, dum dum, dum, dum, dum dum….” (25 Apr. 18).

To any of you who may have been foolhardy enough to have held your breath after the last piece I posted, I hope you rest in peace, and know that I can’t make the same fool of you twice. After … Continue reading

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273. Edinburgh mornings 19: What a great day it’s been. (21 Apr. 18).

This “Edinburgh morning” actually concerns events from the afternoon on Saturday just past (21/04). I’ve fudged the timeline to fit the name of the series. I know it’s unforgivable. I claim artistic licence. There’s been a clutch of these come along … Continue reading

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206. Bambi. (22 Nov. 17).

This is a wee piece that came fairly quickly, with the rhythm of the first couple of lines just allowing the rest to tumble out. And I know, it’s Bambi, “Ahh! How could you?” “Actually, really easily thanks.” The only … Continue reading

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201.The Nancy Boo! Miseries: Poor Little Nancy. (12 Nov. 17).

It’s been a while since I was in here, let alone posted anything. And I’m not in for long now, I just had an urge to post something. Let’s see if I remember how it goes…. This little piece came … Continue reading

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120.Cold coffee. (6 May 2016).

I first posted this in March this year thinking it was finally finished. That it was done with at the 3rd attempt. Seems some things are made for fiddling with. Reading over a few pieces the other day I came … Continue reading

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126. Cold coffee. (26 March 2016).

It’s now almost three years since the first incarnation of this was full stopped, albeit unsatifactorily, and assigned the title “Untitled” and the number “3”. I think I’m finally satisfied with it at this 3rd attempt. Maybe it needed the … Continue reading

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109. Halloween’s got soul. Part 2. (27/10/2015).

Halloween gathers pace as Freddy, Drac’ and Frank look to being reacqainted.   109. Halloween’s got soul. Part 2. (27/10/2015).   Drac’ knew about Frank, And how he lacked the dark, But he liked the light in Frank, Because it … Continue reading

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108. Halloween’s got soul. (24/10/2015).

The main protaganist here made his first appearance in my writing late last year. He wasn’t my creation, I was just borrowing him. But Freddy rattled around my imagination for some weeks before I figured out what to do with … Continue reading

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51. The Beast in the glass. (Untitled 2). (12 April 15).

Nearly all the piece’s I’ve written I’ve numbered and dated to keep track of any progress. The original version of this was No.3 and dated at May ’13. This is the first real rewrite of any piece I remember doing. … Continue reading

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