Category Archives: Poetry

The Hidden View of Llanberis (haiku)

The slate of silver Reflects its dark side below Commands a presence Mj 290819

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Lazy Thursday Haiku

  The Wind Blows Pink A shadow observes The fallen cherry blossom A pink spattered path   Margi Jay 100518

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Man at Thorness Bay

Haiku Alone or lonely The Solent sweeps silently He stops, looks, for what? mj 011017  

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Lazy Thursday Haiku

Fathers Favourite Drooping lemon drops Behold the Laburnum tree Golden memories   Margi Jay 080617  

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Guildford Station

  Guildford Station     Among the click of ticket machines The convenience of M&S Smith’s papers, magazines Costa’s baristas Dealing with a queue Of thirsty commuters   I found this gem A disused water fountain 1887 Necessary at the … Continue reading

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Amatrice   The village is sleeping The earth is grumbling Walls are cracking Bricks are falling Sirens are wailing People are digging The silent are screaming The Pope is praying The watchers are weeping   Margi Jay        250816   … Continue reading

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Cute Colourful Creations

Day two of wanderings round Amsterdam Spotted a book market Language strange Yet – Classics, Art, History Message the same Colourful hand crafted note-books Gilly nowhere in sight Yet here, in the centre of this city Her creations Or seemed … Continue reading

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The Walkers Rest – Lazy Poet’s Thursday Haiku

Spring exudes its green Climb hills to scenes of delight The bench is welcome  

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Poor Pippa – day 3 – acrostic

(I am a few days behind with the poetry – i’ll just keep going, if that’s ok) Poor Pippa Indecisive Play ball or not to play ball Pondering Agonising over stitches   Pleasing canine Irreversibly charming Puppy – no more … Continue reading

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Cheeky Chappy

This is day two of #introtopoetry – practicing alliteration using a face   ‘Say cheese’ Cheeky Chappy complied Camera clicked Melting moments in Mummy’s heart    

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