A Poem for National Poetry Day

Not one of my own but a favourite I have not shared before: The Garden by Moonlight BY AMY LOWELL A black cat among roses,  Phlox, lilac-misted under a first-quarter moon,  The sweet smells of heliotrope and night-scented stock.  The garden is very still, It is dazed with moonlight,  Contented with perfume,  Dreaming the opium dreams … Continue reading A Poem for National Poetry Day

Today is National Poetry Day …

and, thanks to the power of technology, in an hour the first of twelve of my favourite poems – all of which you’ll eventually be able to find via my #kizziadoesnationalpoetryday tag – will appear on my tumblr, twitter and facebook without me physically doing anything. The other eleven remain waiting patiently in the queue for their … Continue reading Today is National Poetry Day …

National Poetry Day is next week!

Next Thursday - October 6th - is National Poetry day in the UK and the theme is Messages.Because I like joining in with celebrations related to words, I’m setting up a queue on my tumblr to post a different poem every hour between 12am and midnight of National Poetry day (so that’s 12 poems in … Continue reading National Poetry Day is next week!

In which I celebrate National Poetry Day

Well, you didn’t think I’d forgotten, did you? It will probably please you to know that I’m not going to subject you to one of my own attempts (although I do have a half finished sonnet - purportedly written by Sherlock, for John, during his years away - that seems to be calling to me … Continue reading In which I celebrate National Poetry Day