I’ve always written poetry… but far too feeble to share! However, as I also love other people’s poetry, I can at least share some of my favourite poems… and perhaps give some insight why I like them and they are important to me!


The Tyger (from Songs of Experience) by William Blake Tyger! Tyger! burning bright In the forests of the night, What immortal hand or eye Could frame thy fearful symmetry? In what distant deeps or skies Burnt the fire of thine eyes? On what wings dare he aspire? What the hand dare sieze the fire? And […]



Moss-Gathering,  by Theodore Roethke To loosen with all ten fingers held wide and limber And lift up a patch, dark-green, the kind for lining cemetery baskets, Thick and cushiony, like an old-fashioned doormat, The crumbling small hollow sticks on the underside mixed with roots, And wintergreen berries and leaves still stuck to the top, — […]