Andy Brookes

Gold Star - 32,645 Points (11 May 1954 / Macclesfield)

Andy Brookes Poems

721. Super Trooper 12/7/2014
722. Companionable Silence 12/7/2014
723. Citrus 12/9/2014
724. Soul Mate 12/3/2014
725. Pic 'N Mix 11/30/2014
726. Quid Est Veritas? (Or Some Such) 4/8/2015
727. Rattle Tattle Blows In The Wind 11/22/2016
728. Polite Conversation 12/14/2015
729. Baggage 5/28/2015
730. A Bad Poem On Bad Poems, Written Badly And Rhyming Sadly. 2/18/2017
731. Stars Sky Hurt Place Gone 5/30/2015
732. A Meeting Of Minds 2/20/2017
733. Puny Penning Perhaps Perturbation 2/18/2017
734. The Sum Of Parts Return To Ashes 2/18/2017
735. October Blue 10/18/2015
736. Phones Phatal Phlaws 2/22/2017
737. Fireflies, Leaves And Autumn 9/3/2017
738. Never To Sing Grand Opera But Happy To Croak. 9/5/2017
739. Small Comfort 9/5/2017
740. So Quoth The Raven 4/11/2017
741. Seasons Turn 3/29/2017
742. Dogged Dogs Doggerel Dogging Simian Footsteps 9/29/2017
743. Relief And Respite From Ranting Meditations 9/29/2017
744. Outside In 9/30/2017
745. Not Amused Sic Alvum Motus 10/5/2017
746. Murdering Merciless Muse 9/26/2017
747. No Cross Words Just A Fade Out 9/26/2017
748. Shades Of Gray 9/22/2017
749. Taking The Reins The Rain Reigns 9/22/2017
750. Bright Spark 9/13/2017
751. Hollow Man 9/5/2017
752. The Lie We All Believe 9/6/2017
753. Escaping The Tangle 9/8/2017
754. Saints, Sinners And Silences 9/13/2017
755. He Asked, What Is Poetry? 11/10/2017
756. Rocks, Four Poems Linked In Vaguely Haiku Form 11/8/2017
757. Tuneless Tangential Targets Missed 11/6/2017
758. Doves Dryly Dabbling 11/6/2017
759. Pink And Blue 11/5/2017
760. Moon Walking 10/28/2017

Comments about Andy Brookes

  • Robert Murray Smith Robert Murray Smith (11/17/2017 5:00:00 PM)

    Those who read the writings of Andy Brookes will be rewarded with poetic gems.

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  • Robert Murray Smith Robert Murray Smith (9/25/2017 8:12:00 AM)

    Andy Brookes is a very talented poet whom I follow closely. His poems range over a wide range.

Best Poem of Andy Brookes

I'm Only Human

I work my fingers to the bone,
And I know I shouldn't moan.
Not get upset about my work,
If criticised by some jerk.

It's sad to say, my skin is thin,
Tough exterior, soft within.
I try so not to let it hurt,
When hit by a poem expert.

I know I have a lot to learn,
But cruel remarks, they just burn.
And you know I have no fear,
Of ever becoming like Shakespeare.

I write just whims, airy fancies,
Which people stab with their lances.
With their thrusts they put me down,
Making me feel like a clown.

But be it good or be it ...

Read the full of I'm Only Human

Black Friday

Twiddling thumbs, electric hums, like pigeons we scrabble for crumbs,
Black Friday hoards rushing for goods, the store are like modern Robin Hoods,
But instead of taking from the rich and giving to the poor
They are the client and we are the whore
They plant in us an avid need, based not on necessity but on greed

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