Category Archives: villanelle

Between intrusion and abandonment

Between intrusion and abandonment We  hope to find a  place  of trust and care A place where we can  spend our loving wealth Communion starts.our hearts enjoy love’s health Here our bodies and our souls are bared Between intrusion and … Continue reading

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Well as it’s free we do not have to pay

I went to vote, the queue ran down the street Strange to see the British change their ways None were holding phones  nor were there bleeps Eager faces, animation sweet Well as it’s free we do not have to pay … Continue reading

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Never join conspiracies or choirs

Why do we love  those who love us least To prove we can obtain whom we desire? He makes cruel comments at the wedding feast Do not call  this man a nasty beast An animal is  better than a liar … Continue reading

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I shan’t be alone

In my coffin I will have no phone At last I shall be free  like  new born babe But how will people hear my mobile groans? Who shall write  my story on a  stone? I can’t ring Emergency  for aid In … Continue reading

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When after death I lie deep in the earth

O happy worm that of  my flesh might eat When after death I lie in deep in the earth My bosom,hands and eyes  become your meat You have no sun as you enjoy your feast And none is  chosen as … Continue reading

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Here in Babel

If I wrote the perfect poem this week After  musing on the style and words The world would end and no-one else could speak How would the voters feel if this news broke?   Election Day would be no doubt … Continue reading

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We have no  reverie,  we have no time

Belshazzar saw the writing on the wall The words predicted death  and so it came The mightiest king is not  preserved from falls Is there  wisdom  in the deep that calls True scholarship  is hard , to name unnamed Belshazzar … Continue reading

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When the cat has screamed

      I I see I’m very smartly dressed today My jumper’s striped in black and clotted  cream I have  a  black skirt with embroidery This outfit was not planned in anyway I got dressed in  the bathroom,  the … Continue reading

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