Category Archives: Poetry

My attempts at poetry, plus a few verses from other authors which I particularly like.

Esther’s Challenge – Laugh-along-a-Limerick

Happy New Week to you all and welcome, once again, to Esther Chilton’s regular Monday challenge. Today, Esther’s one-word prompt is SMILE. So can you write a limerick using the word SMILE in it somewhere? On a personal level, I was delighted when Esther … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Laugh-along-a-Limerick

Happy New Week to you all and welcome, once again, to Esther Chilton’s regular Monday challenge. Today, Esther’s one-word prompt is BLISS. So can you write a limerick using the word BLISS in it somewhere? The prompt gives you the chance to take us to … Continue reading

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Esther’s Challenge – Laugh-along-a-Limerick

Happy New Week to you all and welcome to Esther Chilton’s regular Monday challenge. We hope that you had a great weekend. As Esther continues on her road to recovery from her shoulder surgery, I continue to host her limerick challenge. We … Continue reading

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Dad’s Ninetieth Birthday

A limerick for my Dad Happy Birthday Bony Tony,Always straight and never phoney.Two years departed,Still never outsmarted.Let’s party with pizza calzone.

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A Poem For Friday – Wearing Silk

Originally posted on estherchiltonblog:
Many of you know Lance Greenfield and I’m delighted to welcome him to my ‘A Poem for Friday’ slot. Before you read his sensual poem, here’s a little bit about him: Lance is the author of…

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Thursday Topical Verse Day

Thursdays bring you the chance to share a short verse on a topical subject. It could be a haiku or a limerick or a sonnet or a free form of your own choosing. Your aim is to entertain those who … Continue reading

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Wearing Silk

… the unbreakable bond of eternal friendship and love. Before I open my eyes, I see you. I feel you. I slip out of bed, Naked, yet enveloped by you. I slip on my running shorts, My shirt, my socks. … Continue reading

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Poetry for Sale

In the last two weeks, I have been for two interviews, both with the same company, in London. I very much hope that I have been successful, as I love their technology and I think that the company culture and … Continue reading

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#weekendcoffeeshare: Flutter Back

If we were having coffee, I wouldn’t be able to resist telling you how excited I am to have my poem, “Flutter Back” analysed in Alison Chisholm‘s Poetry Workshop in July’s edition of Writing Magazine. Until I attended Swanwick: The … Continue reading

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The Decamile of Life

###   See more of my poetry on my Titbits page   ### Celebrating the Life of Tony Greenfield From Chapeltown to Broomcroft Is a mere ten miles: A decamile, mas o menos. That’s not a long way, But it … Continue reading

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