News from the Realm of Photahsiamirabel and Poem a Day
|Posted by lisaspoetryfromtheheart on June 12, 2017 at 12:50 AM||comments (0)|
The chance of writing poetry for performance perhaps is always something to be grateful for and this is my latest offering. Written for a programme about Boston and poetry. I hope they will use it and I look forward to meeting up with benjamin Zephaniah.
Silent oars bear them away from persecution.
Stealthy as a fox they slip away,
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|Posted by lisaspoetryfromtheheart on July 13, 2012 at 3:35 PM||comments (0)|
On the sacred touch
Of a Summer breeze,
To a heart in Winter slumber,
Flows such warm fragrance…
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|Posted by lisaspoetryfromtheheart on July 13, 2012 at 8:15 AM||comments (0)|
Today I am truly feeling the run up to my early retirement. For all my life it seems I have been working for the material things needed by myself and others. Two and a half more teaching days, or six days to go and then I shall be mistress of my own destiny. I am more than a little frightened of the financial implications, but confident that I can make a go of it. So looking forward to being able to smell the roses - and write about them too!
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|Posted by lisaspoetryfromtheheart on July 12, 2012 at 5:05 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted by lisaspoetryfromtheheart on July 11, 2012 at 7:30 AM||comments (0)|
I decided several days ago that I wanted to share my words further afield. I know that poetry is a strangely intimate sharing and some people do not really approve. The disapproval extends beyond the self publication most poets have to indulge - unless they are famous for something else already, or truly capture the heart strings of a particular time to find themselves trending, willingly or unwillingly - in a world full of casual follo...Read Full Post »
|Posted by lisaspoetryfromtheheart on May 15, 2010 at 5:17 AM||comments (0)|
A strange calm has settled over the tiny part of Britain I inhabit. After the comments heard for months about the dire consequences of a Conservative win in the May 6th election, people are carrying on as though nothing has happened. They are keeping Schtum! Could it be that the coalition with Nick Clegg and the Liberal Democrats is keeping those fears in check? Is Nick trusted to rein in the green eyed monster of Tory cuts or have we just seen nothing yet?Read Full Post »
|Posted by lisaspoetryfromtheheart on July 17, 2009 at 11:23 AM||comments (0)|
Well, how can you have Mozart and Sibelius together unless they are in your CD collection? Apart from arranging Mozart in the style of Sibelius? That would be rather grand, but I don't intend to go there, too much music of my own to write in too little time, BUT I have heard it speculated about!
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|Posted by lisaspoetryfromtheheart on May 29, 2009 at 4:35 AM||comments (0)|
Well, don't you just love it when you make a blog post that disappears? It just illustrates the point above. With internet publishing you will probably spend twice as much time on the nitty-gritty of trying to get noticed as you do on the main purpose of creating and sharing ideas....
I am a musician, and the democratization of the publishing process via the in...Read Full Post »
|Posted by lisaspoetryfromtheheart on May 5, 2009 at 10:47 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted by lisaspoetryfromtheheart on May 2, 2009 at 2:28 PM||comments (3)|
An interesting couple of days, during which I discovered that Boots the chemist no longer sells sodium bicarbonate. Is this another manifestation of the nanny state I ask myself? All these innocent people wanting bicarb for non-allergenic household use and now unable to get it because someone might ingest too much sodium? Hrrrumph, I say.... HRRRRUUUUUMPH!!!!
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