Poetry

Fiona McIntosh

World War One Poetry

Fiona has written some special poems to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. 

'RMS Lusitania's Sorrow' (174.4 KiB, 755 hits)

'Our German Brethren' (54.5 KiB, 467 hits)

'A Young Solider' (57.2 KiB, 534 hits)

'The Ceaseless Gunfire' (44.7 KiB, 468 hits)

'The Spirits of Flanders Field' (65.5 KiB, 618 hits)

'God Bless Walter Tull' (43.0 KiB, 609 hits)

Fiona’s poetry has featured in the Afasic Newsletter and she has kindly agreed to showcase her work on the Afasic website.

Fiona says: “Two of the inspirations for my poetry are our historical and natural world since I love nature and history; and I’ve been very much been influenced by the poetry of Robert Burns (he’s my most inspirational poet!), and William Wordsworth.”

Read Fiona’s poetry below. Copyright Fiona McIntosh.

New for November 2014

'Wolfie the Faithful Huskie' (97.8 KiB, 489 hits)

'Roger the Criminal Rat' (91.4 KiB, 571 hits)


New for August 2014

'The Easter Blessing' (177.5 KiB, 514 hits)

'Streets of Beggars' (79.1 KiB, 510 hits)


A special haiku poem for Remembrance Day

Remembrance Haiku (126.0 KiB, 779 hits)


Tribute to “Titanic’s Unknown Child”

The Unknown Boy (165.3 KiB, 874 hits)


A special poem written for Armistice Day

A Precious Poppy (148.5 KiB, 1,080 hits)


Other poetry

'My Poem to Earth!' (95.4 KiB, 1,296 hits)

'O Blabberin' Davie!' (42.2 KiB, 1,182 hits)

'Reaching a Dream...' (41.6 KiB, 1,163 hits)

'Tears of My Rose' (39.1 KiB, 1,316 hits)

'To a Blackbird' (95.7 KiB, 1,431 hits)

'I'm Walkin' Freely like a Bird' (45.3 KiB, 1,288 hits)