The eternal power of the sea

The sea has always been a source of creative inspiration across many art forms. On National Poetry Day, I want to share one of my favourite poems, Sea Fever by John Masefield, accompanied by a lovely artwork from Anne Bowes, illustrator and jewellery designer. I think the poem has a soothing rhythm, like the lappingContinue reading “The eternal power of the sea”

Have you seen the sky today?

Alarm clockBathroom mirrorDodgy reflectionBreakfast TVChirpy presentersCaffeine injectionUnderground warriors battle for seatsStruggle for dominanceOffice doorComputer switch-onLights and… .. ACTION! Email, voicemail,males and femalesGreetings, meetings,decisions, decisionsOutcome, plans andhuman factorsNegotiation,confrontation,solutions and laughter.Some flirty lies, as time flies, the daynearly overThe players bow to muteapplause, retreat commencesJourney reversedroutine well-rehearsed,with occasional abstentions Alarm seteyes close as sleep lays preyBut here’sContinue reading “Have you seen the sky today?”