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, 782 hits)

'Our German Brethren' (54.5 KiB, 488 hits)

'A Young Solider' (57.2 KiB, 563 hits)

'The Ceaseless Gunfire' (44.7 KiB, 490 hits)

'The Spirits of Flanders Field' (65.5 KiB, 644 hits)

'God Bless Walter Tull' (43.0 KiB, 674 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, 514 hits)

'Roger the Criminal Rat' (91.4 KiB, 661 hits)


New for August 2014

'The Easter Blessing' (177.5 KiB, 537 hits)

'Streets of Beggars' (79.1 KiB, 539 hits)


A special haiku poem for Remembrance Day

Remembrance Haiku (126.0 KiB, 843 hits)


Tribute to “Titanic’s Unknown Child”

The Unknown Boy (165.3 KiB, 899 hits)


A special poem written for Armistice Day

A Precious Poppy (148.5 KiB, 1,099 hits)


Other poetry

'My Poem to Earth!' (95.4 KiB, 1,322 hits)

'O Blabberin' Davie!' (42.2 KiB, 1,206 hits)

'Reaching a Dream...' (41.6 KiB, 1,185 hits)

'Tears of My Rose' (39.1 KiB, 1,340 hits)

'To a Blackbird' (95.7 KiB, 1,452 hits)

'I'm Walkin' Freely like a Bird' (45.3 KiB, 1,308 hits)