A mix of biographical, non-biographical and fiction poems to amuse, inform, uplift or challenge. Usually free-verse style but occasionally rhyming or following a specific form

photo of scaffolded building in London July 2015 with false covering

When the music fades (poem)

When the music fades What will I do? Where will I be? Who will I become? How will I act? Why? Continue reading

Possibilities, canada goose running on water in preparation for flight

Possibilities beckon

Endless possibilities beckon Fading in and out like a mirage Begging us to grab hold Propel ourselves forward Ditching our Continue reading

Coloured flower illustration and womb poem by Michelle Sherlock

Womb (poem)

Womb-like colour and light throb with life cocooning me © Michelle Sherlock 3/4/15 Poem inspired by colouring in Christina Rose’s Continue reading

Creativity continued - poetry illustrated by orange and red flowers by Michelle Sherlock

Musings on creativity

Musings on creativity Playing with form and colour Seeing where they take me Advertisements

Creativity poem by Michelle Sherlock, illustrated with a picture she cut out and coloured in

Creativity (poem)

Creativity Creativity is child’s play Imagination running wild and free Or channelled  through you and me Advertisements

Seafront promenade after rain at Bridlington

Life is beautiful (poem)

Life is beautiful Even when it narrows Life is beautiful Even when cares and troubles weigh us down Advertisements


Life’s melody

“Wisdom shouts in the streets.  She cries out in the public square.  She calls to the crowds along the main Continue reading


A soul’s view

When life closes in I feel I can’t win Yet little by little I widen my view And let life Continue reading