Tag Archives: Verse

A new review of Life Lines: Poems from a Reflection

A wonderful review of Life Lines… The themes in Life Lines by Sue Vincent are varied, accessible and remarkable in their ability to let you see things through her eyes. Commonplace topics such as a sunset, are described so perfectly … Continue reading

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Midnight Haiku … #midnighthaiku

For around five years, I posted a haiku every night at midnight. I like the constraint of the seventeen syllables of the classic ‘haiku in English’, exploring brevity to capture multiple layers of meaning. I like the discipline of writing … Continue reading

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Jen Goldie reviews Laughter Lines: Life from the Tail End

Reblogged from Jen Goldie: “Take a life with a small dog in tow, add a dash of red hair dye, a selection of crumbling bis- cuits and a passion for recitable verse… The result is a recipe for laughter. Sue … Continue reading

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The Small Dog on Writing…

It seems I’m in the doghouse once again before I knew it, And this time it is so unfair because… I didn’t do it! It’s not my fault if people like my poems more than her stuff… And leave me … Continue reading

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The Small Dog’s Vicious Circle…

Well, she’s still being weird And she’s up half the night, So we sit in the garden Because stars are bright And why shouldn’t we watch As they twinkle and shine? I don’t care what we’re doing ‘Cause this time … Continue reading

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Crescent ~ Jay Mora-Shihadeh #writephoto

The Moonbeam Kissed the Flower While it was Sleeping With its soft-eye-petals closed the flower had a dream, that it fell Continue reading at  The Artist From The Inside Out

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The Small Dog and the Housework

My two-legs really worries me When she starts with the cleaning, She climbs on things that wobble when she’s stretching out and leaning. She scrubs and talks of ‘elbow-grease’ And squirts stuff that’s all squeezy That makes things smell all … Continue reading

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The small dog steps in…

She’s somewhat tied up and she’s making me dizzy, All dashing around like she is, being busy, The storm got the fences and pulled off the roof Of the shed, which is anything but waterproof. With its windows blown in … Continue reading

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Smorgasbord Book Reviews – #Verse – Doggerel: Life with the small dog by Sue Vincent #Doglovers

Ani gets a lovely review of her new book, Doggerel, from Sally Cronin at Smorgasbord. Delighted to share my review for this lovely book of verse that so brilliantly reveals more about a small black dog with a massive heart. … Continue reading

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Out now! Doggerel: Life with the Small Dog…

I dream of literary heights, Of poetry and fancy’s flights… Of philosophical debates And tales the inner heart relates. She dreams of tennis balls in flight, Of sneaking cuddles in the night, Of muddy walks and open gates And chicken … Continue reading

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