Month: December 2013

Winter Wonders: Holly

Holly. Another excerpt from A Modern Celt, posted last winter so appropriate both to the festive season and my Winter Wonder series. If you like the excerpt, my book is available in paperback or on Kindle at Amazon.

Some more seasonal poetry…

Originally posted on The write identity…:
Smile Universities and schools all back, No slack in the system now; Remember – no-one takes holidays In November or December. Roads are jammed, buses rammed With bodies wrapped in scarves and boots, Car horns hoot in frustration,…

Winter Wonder: Ploughing the Dawn

Thanks to Oz Hardwick for today’s Winter Wonder submission, Ploughing the Dawn.   Ploughing the Dawn Dawn comes late, the tread of frost heavy on hard ground. Steady steps stride through snow, shackle spirits to icy shafts, weigh the balance, take the weight, and…

Journey Well Nelson Mandela

Winter Wonder: Snow Scene

Thank you to William West for this beautiful submission to the Winter Wonder series. You can find William at http://billonbike.blogspot.com Snow Scene You were magic When we first met And so was I I could see it in your eyes You flung your arms…

Cry of the Cailleach

Winter cries A broken sob Of rain and throbbing grey To wistful white A sorry sight A tear track trails And smiling fails As frost bites hard Each chew and chomp Enamel stomp Upon a tongue Of furry sludge A grisly grudge A snarling…

Winter Wonder: Win my book!

Another bite of winter. If you want to submit an entry for my Winter Wonder series, please send your winter related prose, poetry or art via the form below. If you want to attach an item rather than write straight onto the form, please…