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, 517 hits)

'Our German Brethren' (54.5 KiB, 284 hits)

'A Young Solider' (57.2 KiB, 319 hits)

'The Ceaseless Gunfire' (44.7 KiB, 285 hits)

'The Spirits of Flanders Field' (65.5 KiB, 362 hits)

'God Bless Walter Tull' (43.0 KiB, 321 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, 319 hits)

'Roger the Criminal Rat' (91.4 KiB, 333 hits)

New for August 2014

'The Easter Blessing' (177.5 KiB, 326 hits)

'Streets of Beggars' (79.1 KiB, 331 hits)

A special haiku poem for Remembrance Day

Remembrance Haiku (126.0 KiB, 534 hits)

Tribute to “Titanic’s Unknown Child”

The Unknown Boy (165.3 KiB, 642 hits)

A special poem written for Armistice Day

A Precious Poppy (148.5 KiB, 870 hits)

Other poetry

'My Poem to Earth!' (95.4 KiB, 1,085 hits)

'O Blabberin' Davie!' (42.2 KiB, 957 hits)

'Reaching a Dream...' (41.6 KiB, 983 hits)

'Tears of My Rose' (39.1 KiB, 1,096 hits)

'To a Blackbird' (95.7 KiB, 1,181 hits)

'I'm Walkin' Freely like a Bird' (45.3 KiB, 1,088 hits)