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. 

'Our German Brethren' (54.5 KiB, 157 hits)

'A Young Solider' (57.2 KiB, 168 hits)

'The Ceaseless Gunfire' (44.7 KiB, 154 hits)

'The Spirits of Flanders Field' (65.5 KiB, 163 hits)

'God Bless Walter Tull' (43.0 KiB, 168 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, 166 hits)

'Roger the Criminal Rat' (91.4 KiB, 158 hits)


New for August 2014

'The Easter Blessing' (177.5 KiB, 171 hits)

'Streets of Beggars' (79.1 KiB, 179 hits)


A special haiku poem for Remembrance Day

Remembrance Haiku (126.0 KiB, 366 hits)


Tribute to “Titanic’s Unknown Child”

The Unknown Boy (165.3 KiB, 434 hits)


A special poem written for Armistice Day

A Precious Poppy (148.5 KiB, 690 hits)


Other poetry

'My Poem to Earth!' (95.4 KiB, 902 hits)

'O Blabberin' Davie!' (42.2 KiB, 816 hits)

'Reaching a Dream...' (41.6 KiB, 856 hits)

'Tears of My Rose' (39.1 KiB, 935 hits)

'To a Blackbird' (95.7 KiB, 992 hits)

'I'm Walkin' Freely like a Bird' (45.3 KiB, 925 hits)