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, 171 hits)

'A Young Solider' (57.2 KiB, 182 hits)

'The Ceaseless Gunfire' (44.7 KiB, 167 hits)

'The Spirits of Flanders Field' (65.5 KiB, 182 hits)

'God Bless Walter Tull' (43.0 KiB, 184 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, 189 hits)

'Roger the Criminal Rat' (91.4 KiB, 178 hits)


New for August 2014

'The Easter Blessing' (177.5 KiB, 189 hits)

'Streets of Beggars' (79.1 KiB, 196 hits)


A special haiku poem for Remembrance Day

Remembrance Haiku (126.0 KiB, 381 hits)


Tribute to “Titanic’s Unknown Child”

The Unknown Boy (165.3 KiB, 456 hits)


A special poem written for Armistice Day

A Precious Poppy (148.5 KiB, 707 hits)


Other poetry

'My Poem to Earth!' (95.4 KiB, 923 hits)

'O Blabberin' Davie!' (42.2 KiB, 833 hits)

'Reaching a Dream...' (41.6 KiB, 870 hits)

'Tears of My Rose' (39.1 KiB, 947 hits)

'To a Blackbird' (95.7 KiB, 1,008 hits)

'I'm Walkin' Freely like a Bird' (45.3 KiB, 941 hits)