Category Archives: Poetry – Of Sorts

Still writing


It has been a while since I’ve posted anything on either of my blogs. Life catches you in it’s whirlpool sometimes and it can be hard to break free from what needs to be done in order to do what you want to do. I am still writing. I have recently updated my WIP, Esstiiet …

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Return to calm


For the last few weeks I have found my life has become rather frenetic, from having family visiting from overseas where I haven’t really had any time to myself Since the end of July (and this is an ongoing thing) to doing a lot of writing, with my story and now the poetry, and of …

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The painting – Poetry challenge: Nonet


I Look into the acrylic world A universe full of colour A painted promenade stroll leads me to wondrous things Take me to that place I want to go where the stream ebbs and flows Copyright © 120413 by Karen Payze This poem was written in response to Poet’s corner poetry challenge of the week:  …

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At the market


Knobbly ‘tatoes Blushing tomatoes Onions that will bring a tear to your eye Silky smooth peaches Pinks and greens The sweetest crispest tartest apples you did ever see And bucket-loads of strawberries blueberries red currents Jams and chutneys Marmalades and jellies Pickles and relishes Bread milk cheese and eggs So fresh you can almost hear …

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Be Creative Poetry Group


Just a quickie, promise to do more blogging soon – first post after this one will clue you all in to my extended absence 🙂 Today I started a new Facebook group called Be Creative Poetry Group. It is a group for people to write poetry and read poetry. I will also try to post …

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The old old man and the tiny little baby


The old old man Lies quietly on his lonely bed His eyes are closed The angels sing of his fear That his time is near   The tiny little baby opens his eyes He shivers from the coolness of night Even though he is wrapped up warm Does no one hear his crying? Is he …

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Snow


Seeing as it’s really cold at the moment and my brain freeze is having brain freeze, I decided to post some snow pictures.  I actually love the snow.  there is something about the freshness of everything whitewashed.  Even better is how quite it gets.  You can actually hear the sounds of the natural world, making …

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A love like this


This poem is for my husband with whom I celebrated another year together on the 13th December.  I love you xx     A love like this is not a fleeting thing ‘Tis a lifelong journey   A love like this does not shout out how great it is but whispers to the souls of …

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You


Do you                 Stand up?   Are you willing                               To be counted?   Can you take                               The criticism?   Can you face                           Your opponents?   Do you                   Lead                             or                                  Follow?   Who Are You? Copyright © 111212 by Karen Payze This poem is also published on Poet’s …

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Percival


Percival Dust Billows As Horse and Cart Storm along the sandy road The Horse Whinnies The cart’s wheels clink The hay bales BUMP     BUMP         Bump In the back Percival lazily opens one eye He looks up into the     Green foliage             Sweeping past Flickering sun catches His emerald green eye     He gives it a wink He …

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