Old Friends

Having spent the past number of days working around a few issues and resolving a few details, that kept me from writing and posting anything to the blog, I return with a sonnet dedicated to that good old friend. Most of us may know that one person who stood by you through all kinds of … Continue reading Old Friends

Sonnet to Start

When having a slow day and waiting to find that release that begins my journey to create another poetry writing session. Or such is what I tried to start with today as I sat to write. But having a slow time within my creative mindset was also my problem that I had to over come … Continue reading Sonnet to Start

Circles

Over the past number of days I struggled to finish a poem which I had started, in fact I struggled to finsih most of which I had started. Much like the weather here, rain falling was more of a distraction than any other time. Eventually after a couple of days of this mindset I pushed … Continue reading Circles

Season’s Dance

Over the past couple of days while going through topics etc for todays poem, I began to consider how the beginning of each season to my mind resembled a dance of seasons. We as people change even mindsets to move along with the seasons and what life has running for us. We as people are … Continue reading Season’s Dance

The Sea of Love

Once more I continue my journey of composing poetry in the form of sonnets. My desire is to find, amongst other reasons, a sonnet style and rhyming method that fits how I wish to write. It is my perfectionist self that seeks to learn and use styles and methods that best work for me. As … Continue reading The Sea of Love

Sides Differ

In continuing on my treck of working on sonnets I set to compose a sonnet that seeks to point the obvious bias and press, when it comes to Political sides, especially in the western world of politics. Also within a world that is all but plastered with Left wing political ideals. there is a tendency … Continue reading Sides Differ

Pipe Dreams Crash

In recent days I had a desire to revisit the art of creating sonnets, OR in the least improving my ability in relation to writing sonnets. There may be some who may not agree with how such sonnets are formed, BUT I move to learn as I write, thus todays poem is a Sonnet and … Continue reading Pipe Dreams Crash

Sonnet of Home

I have been playing about with a certain thought for quiet a long time, that is to compose something worthy that speaks of my home town and still find it worth reading. For those who know, Irish names are more than a mouth full as we say, Certain words will find difficulty in finding rhyme … Continue reading Sonnet of Home

Summer Rains

Over the past couple of days we have experienced rains that some wished would not make an appearance at this point. But standing aside at a quiet lonely spot listening to the sounds that ring, brought me to a little poem that almost composed itself in a strange way. Sitting here at my desk I … Continue reading Summer Rains

I Write Because

Recent conversations were asking that question , Why do you write poetry? Or Why are you so keen on poetry? That combined with the usual narrative of "Poetry is dead" OR "Poetry is boring and in the past" etc.. I have heard those very things said in a variety of forms. Yet my reply is … Continue reading I Write Because