Poetry Inspired by the Dragon Chronopage – Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 50 #Haiku #Tanka #Haibun: VOICE & WATCH

I’ve had a fantastic week, on Monday I met the esteemed inventor Dr John C Taylor, OBE. What an experience, Dr Taylor is an extraordinary person. He is an inventor, pilot, adventurer, photographer, architect and philanthropist. After meeting him it’s no wonder that I’d be inspired to write a Tanka poem about one of his amazing Chronopage inventions. He has […]

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My Friday Secret Images: The Corpus Christi Clock

In my earlier blog post today, Secrets and Lies, I mentioned that I would be revealing one of my secret sources of inspiration. Well here it is, The Corpus Christi Clock in Cambridge, a stunning timepiece that is featured in my writing. The clock is a very popular tourist attraction that’s frequently photographed. People tend to respond to the clock in many different ways. I found the grasshopper thought […]

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The Clock of Life Affirming Energy

There’s a clock inside my head, Ticking, slicing, The cogs keep  turning, The metal never stops     I talk to you, a white divide, Your lower lip is  open, My voice clamped shut, Rigid, a metal brace  I see blue, Dreams of you, Your perfection astounds me, I clench my jaw and scream.    My eye is blue, black, iris, My […]

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