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, 124 hits)

'A Young Solider' (57.2 KiB, 136 hits)

'The Ceaseless Gunfire' (44.7 KiB, 120 hits)

'The Spirits of Flanders Field' (65.5 KiB, 126 hits)

'God Bless Walter Tull' (43.0 KiB, 123 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, 118 hits)

'Roger the Criminal Rat' (91.4 KiB, 124 hits)


New for August 2014

'The Easter Blessing' (177.5 KiB, 146 hits)

'Streets of Beggars' (79.1 KiB, 154 hits)


A special haiku poem for Remembrance Day

Remembrance Haiku (126.0 KiB, 327 hits)


Tribute to “Titanic’s Unknown Child”

The Unknown Boy (165.3 KiB, 383 hits)


A special poem written for Armistice Day

A Precious Poppy (148.5 KiB, 665 hits)


Other poetry

'My Poem to Earth!' (95.4 KiB, 873 hits)

'O Blabberin' Davie!' (42.2 KiB, 791 hits)

'Reaching a Dream...' (41.6 KiB, 832 hits)

'Tears of My Rose' (39.1 KiB, 903 hits)

'To a Blackbird' (95.7 KiB, 958 hits)

'I'm Walkin' Freely like a Bird' (45.3 KiB, 897 hits)