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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
A Child of The Seventies , A nostalgic poem
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
Poem, The Yoga Class and a chat about New Year’s Resolutions.
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 →
The Yoga Class, A Poem by Kate Hanford
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
Hope….An Inspirational Poem by Kate Hanford.
This is a poem that I wrote for a friend who is going through a bad time, just to let her know that I'm there for her. Maybe someone else will find the words comforting. HOPE You have to believe, that all will be right In the longest of days and the coldest of nights You... Continue Reading →