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, 660 hits)

'Our German Brethren' (54.5 KiB, 371 hits)

'A Young Solider' (57.2 KiB, 431 hits)

'The Ceaseless Gunfire' (44.7 KiB, 378 hits)

'The Spirits of Flanders Field' (65.5 KiB, 523 hits)

'God Bless Walter Tull' (43.0 KiB, 501 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, 405 hits)

'Roger the Criminal Rat' (91.4 KiB, 483 hits)


New for August 2014

'The Easter Blessing' (177.5 KiB, 421 hits)

'Streets of Beggars' (79.1 KiB, 432 hits)


A special haiku poem for Remembrance Day

Remembrance Haiku (126.0 KiB, 692 hits)


Tribute to “Titanic’s Unknown Child”

The Unknown Boy (165.3 KiB, 784 hits)


A special poem written for Armistice Day

A Precious Poppy (148.5 KiB, 986 hits)


Other poetry

'My Poem to Earth!' (95.4 KiB, 1,196 hits)

'O Blabberin' Davie!' (42.2 KiB, 1,070 hits)

'Reaching a Dream...' (41.6 KiB, 1,076 hits)

'Tears of My Rose' (39.1 KiB, 1,215 hits)

'To a Blackbird' (95.7 KiB, 1,310 hits)

'I'm Walkin' Freely like a Bird' (45.3 KiB, 1,192 hits)