Biography of Terry Collett
Terry Collett was born in London in 1947. He has been writing since 1971. He lives in Sussex in England with his wife and three of his eight children. His eldest son died from sepsis in 2014 aged 29.
Terry Collett's Works:
Terry has 60 e-books available from Amazon, Nook or Kobo and other e book outlets.21 books are stage plays, the others are short stories and poetry.
Terry Collett Poems
There's an empty cottage at the end of this lane Jane said
Talk Over Tea
Her mother poured tea her father sat talking about his day at work
Watching Her Sleep
He loves to watch her sleep. Likes to hear her breathe in And out; see her breasts rise And fall like sleeping giants.
Grace's Visitors 1940
I am in a wheelchair on grass outside the hospital I hear birds sing and distant traffic
Invitation To Tea 1969
Sophia's parents had invited me to tea best go
After the service at the church on Sunday morning
No Monkey Business
The saying goes that if you give a room full
How you got into a fight with Woolgar in the school playground God only knows but it seems to stem from
But She Knew
But I know she said
Miss O’Toole moves in her Broad bed. She scratches Her behind to relieve an itch. Tries to harness her dreams
Behind Closed Doors.
Miss Bundlestun watches the man Next door go down the path to his Car open the door climb in slam the Door look up at her and give her an
A smile and that was it she had you captured and that was
Almost Made Out
You almost made out that day
As If It Was A Crime
Your mother had given you a few coins to buy sweets and on the way you met Fay and you said
Skin A Rabbit
Uncle showed you
the way to skin a rabbit.
The dead furred creature
swung from his hand.
You remember the knife
the soft belly
and the innards