Edit – February 2015 – I’ve now written a poem a day for over 500 consecutive days. A lot of them are told in the first person but are not about me, but inspired by the stories of others. Some are about me or told by the voice of my past.
I’m a mum of two gorgeous girls who works in child and adolescent mental health and I love to write about pretty much anything.
I decided to set myself the challenge of writing a poem a day one random September morning in 2013 when, never having written a poem before, I found myself penning a short poem for a family funeral – as no existing poems seemed to fit the bill.
I wondered if I’d have the discipline to keep writing poetry – and if so, whether with practice I could become any good at it. I’ve now written a poem a day for over 200 consecutive days. Whether I’m any good at it I’ll leave you to be the judge of, but I do love that some of my poems get people talking, and others make them smile.
Here are 5 of my most popular poems to give you a taster:
Please take a moment to read a poem or two and leave a comment. I love it when people take the time to tell me what my poems made them think or feel.
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