Grave Yard Copyright © Sally Anne Adams 2011
A childʼs ice cream in the sand,
a brooch with a broken clasp,
a biro which still works
The Nationʼs Favourite Poems Copyright © R J Whiting 2011
Reprinted in ‛97, (eleven times)
Eleven times! And you threw me on the grass;
Nice tarpaulin though, green, mud-veneered
Hawkers Copyright © Richard J Whiting
The stalls are up;
A camp site of commerce;
Their palette-box tarpaulins
Waves Copyright Â© Colin Whyles 2011
(A respectful response to Maggies Hambling's remarkable series of paintings of Suffolk waves)
(This is a reworking of a poem first read in February 2011 which you can read here).
With eyes that look but never listen
What thrall does my broken body visit?
Listen to my boiled blood curdling
Vacancy Copyright © Richard Whiting 2011
Why have I applied for this job?
Well, I like the Company;
Everything it stands for.
Ghosts of Elvis Copyright © Richard Whiting 2011
The Kings and Queens of Karaoke
Were queuing round the block.
Elvis was at Kingʼs Cross where