Category Archives: Poem

I Insist; a poem by Philippa Bower

Mother, I insist you get a cleaner, Your bungalow will soon be smelling musty How often do you hoover or sterilise the loo? And your ornaments are starting to get dusty Mother, I insist you see a doctor. Something should … Continue reading

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Pets by Phillippa Bower

Congratulations to Phillippa for achieving runner up in The WADARS Poetry Competition.The book of poetry will be published on Amazon in time for Christmas. Additional congratulations to Jane and Maureen. We look forward to seeing their entries in the anthology … Continue reading

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Life Begins by Phillippa Bower

Phillippa’s poem recently won in a poetry competition for the Littlehampton U3A magazine. Contratulations Phillippa! Life Begins  (Philippa Bower – Arun East U3A) Life begins when youth has passed away, Embrace our new found liberty with glee, God bless the … Continue reading

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Watery Red Ladies by Angela Petch

I sit beneath the shelter Where the tossing, hissing, spitting spray Is kept at bay. I wait with rug across my knees, Pencil poised to tie her down with words. Nurse wants to wheel me to the warmth, The fuddled, … Continue reading

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Limerick Writing Competition

Your chance to win £100 in prize money plus a Writers Bureau course of your choice! We Invite You To Give It A Go! Have you ever tried your hand at writing a limerick? If not, why not have a … Continue reading

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Snow by Rosemary Noble

No snow here in the far south of the UK but elsewhere it has brought problems so I have dug this out of my writing file. Snow We wake, part curtains and see One softly falling flake, Delicate, insubstantial, transient … Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping, 2014 by Marion Porreca

Busy, busy, busy …
It’s Christmas Day next week,
Went yesterday to Asda’s
And rode their buggy sleek.
Zoomed up and down the whole day long,
Exploring all the aisles,
Returned home hours later,
Laden with gifts all wrapped in piles. Continue reading

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SPARE A THOUGHT FOR SANTA by Patricia Feinberg Stoner

“God rest ye merry gentlemen!” I hear the people say.
They’re getting all excited cos it’s nearly Christmas day. Continue reading

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The Train by Rosemary Noble

I caught a Southern train today Five years since my last commute I sat beneath a sky of grey Waiting for a train that’s late Ding dong the announcement’s played Broken train, electrical fault On the cold, hard seat I … Continue reading

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Sunny Morning Haiku by Rosemary Noble

Silver sea dazzles Owners greet as dogs fetch balls Retirement is great Sunshine highlights dust Should I clean it up right now? Friendship, coffee, wins

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