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From 'Iconic Rose'

Who killed King Rhythm?

From 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight'

(in preparation)

The First Wonder of Pentecost


From 'Aurorielle'

Trefor in the ForestSir Robert's realmRobert's childrenEncounter

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An Arthurian fairy story told entirely in verse.
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From 'Portrait of the Artist as a Lone Tree'

To the first MuseBlue moonAllesley Old RoadThe last ladySelenium treesThe glittering prizeSpring came lateDesireFor a friendBeautifulPerfect reflectionJewelsRejected ringsHopeNight flowerIllusionsPainThe silly girl that loved meZion, ZionDistanceEndearmentLong distance loveAloneShadowlandsThe butterfly that would not landHopes and dreamsProverbsThe lawyerPlutonic planetsEleven dimensions of strangeThe editorThe Great DesertNew Year’s DayMother’s missionThe love of a daughterAlton TowersIn the parkThe family barristerNursery: no rhyme, no reasonFor Gillian, 29 monthsDivorceMotherDanielFarewellThe undiscovered countryFor Sion JenkinsChortlechopsThe dandelion dreamLostPuppetsBehind those eyesRemembering times repeatedThe first smile and the last goodbyeForgotten fathersBaby, what’s your name?Forgotten songsPoetrySareholeThe desire of ElberethOn last looking upon Tolkien’s ArdaFrom Dante’s “Vita nuova” part III -From Dante's 'Vita nuova' part VII -River fairyBy the poolThe fairy brideA fairy heartFairy across the seaThe dying fairyThe blackbird’s secret songMoonBubblesIn memory of a goldfishPhases of lifeBelle Dame of 2006Self absorptionForty years of UtopiaThe doorMagical HarryThe trial of justiceIllinois fantasy 2006Kinder Scout unkindFatal dreamsViv’s earSocietyBeast naturePeak lightningHistoryThe anorexic actressBurbage in winterWhere did purpose go?The online poet’s Christmas cardThe hockey maskFly by nightUmbilical linkIf I forget youA knight came ridingWord danceSwept awayWomenMemoriesHaikuThe giftReleaseLove as we know itFor MeganOn being self-referentialA foreign gardenHaiku questVenusThe garden in winterAssonanceLove by I.M.For Ludwig, King of Bavaria (1845-1886)ElijahHeavenly splendourWaiting for PhiladelphiaSelf relianceHelen the PelicanSarah the CanaryBrian the LionHarold the PlatypusOsama the LlamaWally the WombatMittens the KittenMandy the PangolinFlo the Polar BearMyfanwy the SpanielWendy the PenguinLucy the MooseCharlie TardigradeThe ZebrasConceptionCrucifying the truthA message from MagdalaIchabodFor Kevin and MichaelYnys EnlliThe abandoned FatherProphecyMoscar LodgeThe Elijah planReligiosityLiving pillarsThe day I ran awayIn the company of AbrahamChrist and the poorThe ultimate treasonBabel at the end of the yearJob – a sestinaThe dead queenThis is love

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From 'The Badger and the Mongoose'

Assonant Animals

Helen the PelicanSarah the CanaryBrian the LionHarold the PlatypusOsama the LlamaWally the WombatMittens the KittenMandy the PangolinFlo the Polar BearMyfanwy the SpanielWendy the PenguinLucy the MooseCharlie TardigradeThe Zebras

Professor Minsky

Why did the cat sit on the mat?The petThe Third Dog

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A comical poem about two ill-matched creatures who find themselves sharing a derelict house, together with a selection of poetry about other animals. Click here or on the cover picture (below) for further details.


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