Category Archives: Poem of the month

I collect favourite poems and prose and write them in a special book.

Poem of the Month

After telling you all about our handmade wedding this month, I thought for the Poem of the Month’ I would choose a poem we had as a reading for our wedding, I think it’s beautiful. “The Art Of Marriage” Happiness … Continue reading

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‘Warning’ by Jenny Joseph

February’s Poem of the Month; A few years ago this poem was voted Britain’s Favourite, I’m not surprised, I love it, it makes me smile. I’m not sure if I’m getting old before my time or just practising lots as … Continue reading

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Snowdrops

As I write this we have just had our first sprinkling of snow, it’s been a pretty mild winter up until Christmas. Last winter one of our training walks for the Bay2Bay walk was around Austwick, via the┬áNorber Erratics (I … Continue reading

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The Night before Christmas

This has to be my favourite Christmas poem, we have a beautiful book version that I would always read with the children on Christmas Eve, so it has lots of happy memories… Merry Christmas everyone! A Visit from St. Nicholas … Continue reading

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Friendship Poem

As I’ve just completed an embroidery about friendship I thought this poem would follow on nicely for ‘Poem of the Month’ It was written by Susan Polis Schutz. I first came across it in 1978, it was written on a … Continue reading

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The Rose

This months poem is actually song lyrics, I love ‘The Rose’ sung by Bette Midler, it’s beautifully written. It was written by Amanda McBroom in the 1970’s and used in the film of the same name. I particularly like the … Continue reading

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Leisure by W H Davies

I often think of this poem when walking with my friend, we have started doing a long distance walk each year, this year we walked half of the Bay2Bay walk, 100 miles from Grassington to Barrow in Furness. We take … Continue reading

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In this special moment in life…

I love this poem, it encapsulates my philosophy in life. I discovered it in 1985 when visiting a friend at Canterbury University, it was written on a scrap of paper pinned to her bedroom wall. I copied it into my … Continue reading

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