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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…

A Child of The Seventies , A nostalgic poem

A Child of The Seventies

Are you a Child of the Seventies? Take a look at this nostalgic poem to see if any of these activities ring a bell   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…

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…

Don’t Forget…A Poem, by Kate Hanford

Don't forget - Poem

Don’t Forget…A Poem, by Kate Hanford We are always so busy it’s easy to forget an invitation or be late for an appointment because we forgot to write it down. Do you have a message board with all your reminders in one place? Maybe it looks something like this: Don’t Forget The message board hangs…

Just Smile… A Poem by Kate Hanford

Just Smile

Just Smile…A Poem by Kate Hanford These days people are always rushing around with heads down emersed in mobile phones. It seems like simple acts of kindness and good manners have been long forgotten. I wish people would take time to absorb what is going on around them. Then, they might notice the old lady…

Dust If You Must, A Poem by Rose Milligan.

Dust If You Must Poem

Dust If You Must Dust if you must, but wouldn’t it be better To paint a picture, or write a letter, Bake a cake, or plant a seed; Ponder the difference between want and need? Dust if you must, but there’s not much time, With rivers to swim, and mountains to climb; Music to hear,…