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, 596 hits)

'Our German Brethren' (54.5 KiB, 315 hits)

'A Young Solider' (57.2 KiB, 363 hits)

'The Ceaseless Gunfire' (44.7 KiB, 320 hits)

'The Spirits of Flanders Field' (65.5 KiB, 428 hits)

'God Bless Walter Tull' (43.0 KiB, 380 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, 355 hits)

'Roger the Criminal Rat' (91.4 KiB, 391 hits)

New for August 2014

'The Easter Blessing' (177.5 KiB, 372 hits)

'Streets of Beggars' (79.1 KiB, 379 hits)

A special haiku poem for Remembrance Day

Remembrance Haiku (126.0 KiB, 592 hits)

Tribute to “Titanic’s Unknown Child”

The Unknown Boy (165.3 KiB, 699 hits)

A special poem written for Armistice Day

A Precious Poppy (148.5 KiB, 920 hits)

Other poetry

'My Poem to Earth!' (95.4 KiB, 1,132 hits)

'O Blabberin' Davie!' (42.2 KiB, 995 hits)

'Reaching a Dream...' (41.6 KiB, 1,017 hits)

'Tears of My Rose' (39.1 KiB, 1,143 hits)

'To a Blackbird' (95.7 KiB, 1,232 hits)

'I'm Walkin' Freely like a Bird' (45.3 KiB, 1,128 hits)