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, 414 hits)

'Our German Brethren' (54.5 KiB, 236 hits)

'A Young Solider' (57.2 KiB, 254 hits)

'The Ceaseless Gunfire' (44.7 KiB, 231 hits)

'The Spirits of Flanders Field' (65.5 KiB, 289 hits)

'God Bless Walter Tull' (43.0 KiB, 254 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, 262 hits)

'Roger the Criminal Rat' (91.4 KiB, 263 hits)


New for August 2014

'The Easter Blessing' (177.5 KiB, 268 hits)

'Streets of Beggars' (79.1 KiB, 267 hits)


A special haiku poem for Remembrance Day

Remembrance Haiku (126.0 KiB, 466 hits)


Tribute to “Titanic’s Unknown Child”

The Unknown Boy (165.3 KiB, 557 hits)


A special poem written for Armistice Day

A Precious Poppy (148.5 KiB, 801 hits)


Other poetry

'My Poem to Earth!' (95.4 KiB, 1,015 hits)

'O Blabberin' Davie!' (42.2 KiB, 902 hits)

'Reaching a Dream...' (41.6 KiB, 928 hits)

'Tears of My Rose' (39.1 KiB, 1,032 hits)

'To a Blackbird' (95.7 KiB, 1,101 hits)

'I'm Walkin' Freely like a Bird' (45.3 KiB, 1,026 hits)