Words Copyright Â© Richard J Whiting 2011
My favourite poets
Are those who
Write from the heart;
The Appeal of Poetry Copyright © Richard J Whiting 2011
This is an appeal
On behalf of the
Royal Society For
The Protection of Poets.
Lucky Stars Copyright © Richard J Whiting 2011
Itʼs a Triple-Rollover.
The papers say
That the winner
Maternal Wisdom Copyright Â© Colin Whyles 2011
Perhaps I should have listened
when Mother dispensed wisdom
regarding fruit forbidden;
Yesterdayʼs News Copyright © R J Whiting
The train shatters through the arteries of London;
An avant-garde steel band of hisses and creaks;
Neon insects alight on faces and forms
Finding Focus Copyright © R J Whiting
Tomorrow, theyʼd promised
To head for the coast…
Coins dropped in metallic rhyme.
Hairbrush Copyright © Florence Cox 2011
Borrowed hairbrush on the sill,
rich with a birdʼs nest of your brown hair...
Yes, it is brown still; you are young.
Advice Copyright © Thraves Thraveson 2011
Donʼt mess with the messenger
Cut to the chase
Run with the hare
No Strings Copyright Â© Rob Lock 2011
Reports of lions whelping in the street
when she was born are absent:
if portents were abroad
War, Illustrated Copyright © Richard Whiting 2011
He holds his photographs;
They tremble in an uncertain grip;
The face of an aged youth;