I started writing poetry and short stories in my late forties. I find it fun, and therapeutic too.
I grew up surrounded by books, and they are still my constant love.
I have one published poem in an anthology entitled, 'Still Life'. The publisher is United Press Ltd.
Some of my work also appears on the 1066 Art Gallery website: www.1066artgallery.co.uk more »
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Behind This Smile
Behind this smile is a host of mixed emotions.
Like a scared rabbit I want to stand stock-still
In the stare of headlight-eyes.
Their interrogating concern
Prompts my reply in cautious terms.
“A little up-hill, one day at a time...how are you? ”
And a brief breathing spell,
Whilst I try to take in
News I’ll certainly forget.
Racing for refuge, making for home,
Ever conscious of quizzing stares.
“Do I have the right shoes on
is my hair a mess
what’s my face doing
is it giving the game away? ”
Behind my solitude-safe door I ...