THE SPOILS OF WAR. (Read by Alan S Johnson)

And the troops go marching proudly by as she wipes a tear from her weary eyes, the one that she seeks, she will never again hold for he died at his post; he was thirty years old.   The colours fly high on a cool autumn breeze as man and boy march with well practiced…

KEVIN AND THE AUSTRALIA TIMES

My poem, “The Ballad Of Kevin The Kangaroo”, has been featured in this months edition of The Australia Times! 🙃🙂  http://www.theaustraliatimes.com/magazine/poetry/issue/410/#1

THE STORY OF ADAM AND EVE…

…FROM THE SNAKE’S POINT OF VIEW. By Paul Griffiths      Ok Yesssss I admit it I was in the Forbidden Apple tree. Down in the Garden of Eden, there was Adam, Eve and Me. Now both of them were naked, except for a little leaf to cover their modesty. It’s lucky us Snakes are…

“SHUT UP AND DIE” by Tom Higgins

The executioner’s sword’s been flashing chopping off dozens of heads the Western powers are very muted considering that forty eight people are dead. The Iranians are screaming blue murder in a great self-righteous rant, whilst hanging gays and poets, oh the world is full of cant. The world is filled by bullshit too deep above…

A Conversation: Darren Scanlon

Originally posted on leannepoetry:
Sunlight was only created to fade With the waxing moon o’er a winters glade Counting the concrete steps, we made To the water’s edge where the Heron’s wade In a constraint of time, worn and frayed And the pendulum swings though heavily laid As we harsh the trials of this crusade…

Interview with Cosmic #BlogBattle Co-Winner Darren Scanlon

Originally posted on Rachael Ritchey:
Hello everyone! As you may know, the Cosmic #BlogBattle had a tie for winners. Congrats to both Darren Scanlon & E. Rawls on your joint victory! E. has been interviewed before, and I sent her an email earlier asking if she’d like to do it again, so there may be…

TO LIVE…

  For TOO LONG you have allowed the past to affect you! For TOO LONG you have taken personally what others say about you! For TOO LONG you have stood on the sidelines watching others thrive! For TOO MANY NIGHTS you have gone to bed worrying about what may be. For TOO LONG you have…

Jerusalem

(I’m not religious by any stretch of the imagination but whenever I hear this hymn being belted out by a choir, I get goosebumps!)   JERUSALEM And did those feet in ancient time Walk upon England’s mountains green? And was the holy Lamb of God On England’s pleasant pastures seen? And did the countenance divine…