Category: Poems

Another Useless Prop, A Poem by Kate Hanford.

Another Useless Prop

Another Useless Prop is a poem I wrote after visiting antique shops, thrift shops, and second-hand sales. It got me thinking about how beautiful porcelain is discarded just because it has a tiny chip or hairline crack. All the monetary value disappears with just the tiniest imperfection and the item becomes a permanent fixture, left on…

Why are you here with me? A Poem About Love

Why are you here with me? is a poem about long relationships which survive despite all the problems we come up against in our lives. Despite financial struggles, getting older and illness there seems to be a magnetic force which bonds two people together. The world is such a vast, exciting place but still, someone chooses…

The Antique Shop – A Poem by Kate Hanford

The Antique Shop One of my favourite pastimes is to spend half an hour browsing in an Antique Shop. It’s not the valuable, ostentatious items behind glass cabinets that I search for. I like to spend time looking through dusty boxes at the back of the shop. I have tried to convey in the poem the…

Inspiring Poetry to Soothe the Pain of Depression

Inspiring Poetry to Soothe the Pain of Depression In a world of social media when everyone appears to be having a wonderful time, do we have unrealistic expectations and leave ourselves open to disappointment? This is a question I was debating in my mind. when I wrote this poem. In Mental Health Awareness Week I wanted…

Dog Poems by Kate Hanford

Dog Poems by Kate Hanford It’s World Poetry Day today so I’d like to share a few poems that I wrote about Man’s Best Friend. Man’s Best Friend Dogs come in different forms of colour, fur, and breed Some are big and bouncy, Others small indeed Some are trained to guide us If our eyesight lets…

A Humble Dog, Poem by Kate Hanford.

A Humble Dog Do you ever wonder what your dog really thinks of you? It got me wondering. so I wrote a poem about what my dog probably thinks of me! I hope you like it.   A Humble Dog I’m not a dog of many words, I think you must agree Unless I spot next doors…

The Yoga Class, A Poem by Kate Hanford

The Yoga Class

The Yoga Class A Poem by Kate Hanford Are you one of those people who make New Years Resolution’s to get fitter, slimmer, healthier every year? That’s ok because I’m not either! I wrote this poem for anyone who has ever been to a yoga class and found it a horribly embarrassing experience. Everyone else is…