The Antique Shop

The Antique Shop Books standing proudly wearing jackets of dust Aroma's of vanilla, tobacco, and musk China teapots with chintzy bouquets A knitted shawl that has seen better days A lonely cup missing its friend Brasses and tapestries gone out of trend An oversized vase with a hairline crack a redundant, unwanted  letter rack A military coat... Continue Reading →

A Child of The Seventies (Poem)

A Child of The Seventies   Sherbet dib dabs, platforms, flares Name That Tune, Celebrity Squares Doing handstands against the wall Pop to the phone box to make a call Friday at five, its Crackerjack! Knock next door for my shuttlecock back    Startrite sandals and ankle socks Measles, Mumps, and Chickenpox Taping songs from... Continue Reading →

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 super toned, wearing the latest gear and able... Continue Reading →

Don’t Forget…A Poem, by Kate Hanford.

  Don't Forget The message board hangs on the kitchen wall With post it notes in penciled scrawl Children's pictures on magnetic strips Parties, injections, and fishing trips That silly hat in a photo booth And how to 'Make your Custard Smooth' A takeaway menu for lazy nights Dental appointments and wedding invites Notes of dietary inspirations Meaningful... Continue Reading →

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