I’ve Got a Golden Ticket by Roald Dahl

I never thought my life could be Anything but catastrophe But suddenly I begin to see A bit of good luck for me 'Cause I've got a golden ticket I've got a golden twinkle in my eye I never had a chance to shine Never a happy song to sing But suddenly half the world … Continue reading I’ve Got a Golden Ticket by Roald Dahl


Shirt Buttons

I watch your fingers dance on pearly white Then smile as you unbutton my shirt; tight I hold you close as your breath plays my skin And you tug ‘til cotton drapes on the floor And closer, I hold you, my desire within The guilty want of your body neath mine I keep my vow, … Continue reading Shirt Buttons

La Follia

  https://youtu.be/VHRdFILo_Yw  Title: La Follia Date: 1700 Composer: Arcangelo Corelli Movement: Baroque Italian 1653 - 1713 Arcangelo Corelli was an Italian violinist and composer. He studied under Giovanni Battista Bassani and Matteo Simonelli. Corelli’s first major success was at the age of 19 in Paris. By 1679 he had entered the service of Queen Christina … Continue reading La Follia

Colours of Life

Dark clouds of pain make it so hard to see The colours of what is going to be We dwell and mope in dull and aching grey With eyes closed: not daring to look ahead As if in the sadness we want to stay To leave tomorrow’s beauty far behind As if the future has … Continue reading Colours of Life

The Bourgeois Touch

Celebrating joys of romance A touch bourgeois And the poet writes in freelance Ah nah aha The laughter that they share after A touch bourgeois The dreams of love found in laughter Ah nah aha   © JG Farmer 2018 Form: Sneadhbhairdne

The Journey

His legs were ravaged by pain and the blisters on his feet had long since burst into blood sores. The hours of walking were taking its toll on Luke’s body, but he had to keep going. He had to get home. For Luke it felt like it had been years since he had been home. … Continue reading The Journey

Electric Light Orchestra: Don’t Bring Me Down

  https://youtu.be/KYh7PwDo3Iw The Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) formed in Birmingham, UK in 1970. The fusion of Beatlesque pop, classical orchestration and futuristic iconography characterised their music. In their first 14 years, they sold over 50 million records worldwide and collected numerous awards. ELO still holds the record for the most Billboard Hot 100 top 40 … Continue reading Electric Light Orchestra: Don’t Bring Me Down