Light of the Universe

Form: Raven’s Rovi Sonnet variant 9 When you bring your light to my universe Like the rose blooming on a winter’s day


A Valentine Sonnet

Form: Alfred Dorn Sonnet Author’s Note: Prompt: Your Valentine’s Day feelings, well, the world knows what I think of that but okay a sonnet to say it – delightfully assisted by Rod Stewart.

Nana Story Nana

Form: English Sonnet Written 2008 "Nana tell me story now, Nana please" For me you made magic with words and rhyme

The Middle Shoe

Flash Fiction 350 word limit Genre: Sci-fi It had been some years since they had started living among us. I was just a child when they first arrived and don’t really remember the transition of Earth being a human planet to a home to beings from many worlds. To me that was normal. In fact I loved the diversity.

Facets of Blue

Form: Ivorian Sonnet variant 8 It sparkles as sunlight catches the stone Encased in silver, glimmers of love shown


Form: Acrostic Sarcasm is my first language because High level intelligence attracts me whilst

A Sensual Stillness

Raven's Rovi Sonnet My desire burns when your body is still Your mind absent as if you are not there Your senses await the touch of my will

Island Lady

English Sonnet A lady pen, wrote of love in meter, from on the Grecian isle and ancient time. For womankind, was honey ever sweeter?

Notches on the Wall

Flash Fiction I have lost count of the days that I have been here. They are just notch marks on the branches that make the walls of the hut I built. And I built that a fair few notches ago. The only life I have seen in all that time has been seagulls and fish and they don’t say much.

Surrender the Moment

Raven's Rovi Sonnet 6 There in the moment she lays before me My world of beauty, her surrendered soul Is mine; and I gaze upon her and see

The Crossing – Farewell Arina

Flash Fiction Serial During the second winter, Arina’s health began to fail. It was shortly after my graduation from school when she collapsed that first time. Even the doctors put it down to the excitement of the day.

I Can’t Close My Eyes

Echo Sonnet written 2008 As I lie restless, I hear your soft breath, I see you smile in dreams of love spring. My surrender to watch you, a living death,

Reflections of Helena

Romantic Flash Fiction Helena, she was my perfection. From girl to woman I had watched her grow, always showing her the natural clarity of her beauty.

Moving On

Each day I looked to universal light And wished I could hear you whisper my name Then heard only silence throughout the night

Stag Night

The nights are long, and the days are short now While winter winds echo across the land Tonight the king will return as is planned

Grease Is the Word

My first summer of love on that beach, First handheld, first kiss, to the sounds of 'Grease'. 'Summer Lovin'' high in the chart did reach,

When Eyes Meet

Across the crowded dance floor, I saw her. Her soft blonde hair cascading in loose curls over her shoulders. Her sparkling eyes staring into the darkness of the room. Her lips curling softly under the ruby gloss.

Twilight Hunter

I long to see the sparkle in your eyes Silent and yearning a prowling desire Unsated want hidden in empty sighs And like the hunter stalking the streets

A Summer Evening Churchyard, Lechlade, Gloucestershire by Percy Bysshe Shelley

The wind has swept from the wide atmosphere Each vapour that obscured the sunset's ray, And pallid Evening twines its beaming hair In duskier braids around the languid eyes of Day: Silence and Twilight, unbeloved of men, Creep hand in hand from yon obscurest glen. They breathe their spells towards the departing day, Encompassing the … Continue reading A Summer Evening Churchyard, Lechlade, Gloucestershire by Percy Bysshe Shelley

For the Love of You

What would I do just for the love of you? I would swim across deep oceans so I could prove That the heart in me beats honest and true, There is no one thing I would not try move.....

Acrostic Poetry

Acrostic poetry is a short autonomous verse constructed by a placing capitalised word or phrase vertically down the page to form the initial letters of each line of poetry. Each line is used to relate to the word or praise the subject. Acrostic poetry can be used with various other poetic forms that fit with … Continue reading Acrostic Poetry