Photograph Poem

As I was re-reading some of my old poems, I stumbled upon one that was based on a photograph. I enjoyed the poem so much, that I thought I’d write today’s poem based on a different photograph. Disclaimer, it was much harder than I thought. The sunset caught my eyes at first Its beauty aContinue reading “Photograph Poem”

Beyond my window lies…

To commence day two of my poetry challenge, I set an alarm on my phone to remember to write the poem. At the allotted time, I looked out of my window in hope of inspiration. However, the words of the Newscaster from the night before echoed in my mind, “the number of domestic violence [internet]Continue reading “Beyond my window lies…”

Poetry Challenge

I recently noticed that it has been a while since I last published a poem on my blog. Therefore, I have decided to do a 7 days poetry challenge staring from today. To kick things off, I thought I’d start with a poem regarding our current situation. Conversation through telephone lines, giving us Opportunities toContinue reading “Poetry Challenge”

Happy Valentine’s Day

For today’s post, I thought I’d share one of my favourite love poems. It’s by the wonderful William Shakespeare, Sonnet 130. I love Sonnet 130 because he describes his mistress in the most realistic way, without exaggerating her beauty, but by writing her as she is. I think this is perfect because we live inContinue reading “Happy Valentine’s Day”