Knock.Knock Who's There For M 'Ladyernestine
The poltergeist, mischievous sprite
who taps and knocks to cause alarm
and can move things about by night.
A nuisance but does little harm.... more »
Know Who You Are?
Do you know who you are? Do you?
perhaps you only think you do.
Can you accept that just maybe
you could have faults you cannot see.... more »
I fear the sound of booted feet.
They inspire painful memories
though fragmented and incomplete
I can recall so vividly... more »
La Cucaracha For Lady Phoenix Rain
I have a cockroach for a friend.
I may just start a whole new trend... more »
Lack Of Oversight A Rant
The quality of mercy is not strained.
Today it seems to be more underused.
Charity appeals have us all confused.
The urge to contribute is now constrained... more »
Lacking Grace For Miss Callie
Thoughtless parents frequently
choose names for children that will be
A source of much embarrassment.... more »
Ladies Choice For M'Lady Tara
A lady always knows that she’s
Superior to any man
although she may not seem to be.
A lady’s well aware she can.... more »
Lady In Waiting.2011
I live alone, my family
and all my friends are long since gone.
There’s no one left who cares for me.
Others have problems of their own.... more »
Lament In A Flat
A novice practicing scales
upon a battered violin
A raucous sound which never fails
to make my sick headaches begin.... more »
Lament Of A Filing Clerk.
Another day draws to its close.
A boring day like yesterday.
Much like tomorrow I suppose.
Each and every day the same.... more »
Last Laugh For M 'Lady Helen
A tiny weather beaten man.
A gnome who had no fixed abode,
he spends his life upon the road.
He wanders freely because he can.... more »
Last Man For Friend J.T.Early
I am alone, last of my race
The reign of man is nearly done
I wonder who will take our place.
I am the last and only one.... more »
I want no marble monument
erected in my memory
I’m sure that I would lie content
beneath the branches of a tree.... more »
attacks my system stealthily.
There’s no hope of recovery
from the disease affecting me... more »
They laid creeping barrage down
in preparation for the push.
It was a pearler Mrs Brown
and turned the battleground to mush.... more »
Late Evening Stroll For Friend Bob
Night falls swiftly and silently.
Across the quiet countryside.
The new moon shows through fitfully.
Although the dark clouds try to hide.... more »
Learning New Skills: Something A Little Different
I smell the rancid stench of fear.
Although you sense that I am near.
You give no credibility
to anything which you can’t see.... more »
Least Said Soonest Mended
Least said soonest mended
I am condemned to wonder why
I cannot make an apt reply.... more »
Least Said Soonest Mended.
Least said soonest mended.
In the anger of the moment.
We react instinctively... more »
I face the future fearfully
it’s time to say my last farewell.
The grey sky weeps in sympathy.
My joy in life is gone from me.... more »
Ghosts from the past, our ancestors.
Though long since dead are part of us.... more »
A quiet space a secret place.
A rocky cave in the cliff face.
Which somehow makes you feel welcome.
A hermit once made this his home.... more »
Life Goes On
A lightning blasted tree still stands.
It bears no hint of greenery... more »
Life Goes On
This is an anniversary.
She certainly won’t celebrate.
But can’t expunge the memory
Of the day she lost her mate...... more »
Life Is For Living Forfriend Thad.
I’m musing on mortality.
Which seems entirely apposite.
I think at my age I should be.
I can see clearly with hindsight.... more »